There are 8 ways to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International

$60 - $98

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 268

$19 - $29

6 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf ICE International

$58 - $94

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam to Cologne Hbf

$50 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Hook of Holland to Cologne 178.2 miles

$40 - $65

Line 711 bus, train to Amsterdam, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the line 711 bus from Hoek van Holland, Hoek van Holland haven to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer
  2. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  4. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf

$88 - $311

Line 711 bus, train to Antwerp, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the line 711 bus from Hoek van Holland, Hoek van Holland haven to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  3. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN

$95 - $457

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$109 - $324

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne is to bus which costs 16€ - 26€ and takes 7 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne is to drive which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The distance between Hook of Holland and Cologne is 227 km. The road distance is 285.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hook of Holland to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Hoek van Holland, Hoek van Holland haven and arriving at Cologne Hbf via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum and Rotterdam. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Hook of Holland, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Hook of Holland to Cologne via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer, Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam Centraal, and Utrecht Centraal in around 4 h 38 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Hook of Holland to Cologne 4 times a week. Tickets cost $45 - $65 and the journey takes 4 h 50 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiedam Centrum to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$50 - $65
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Rotterdam to Cologne Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $24
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RET
Phone
+31 900 5006010
Email
klantenservice@ret.nl
Website
ret.nl
Bus from Hoek van Holland, Hoek van Holland haven to Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum Buffer
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ret.nl

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