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

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  4 h 51 min

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

$59 - $96

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 21 min

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

$19 - $29

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Train  •  5 h 46 min

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

$58 - $94

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 42 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, fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 45 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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$100 - $305

Train, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Schiedam Centrum to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) AMS - CGN

$70 - $272

Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  6 h 3 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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$104 - $319

Questions & Answers

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 Köln, Heumarkt via Schiedam, Station Schiedam Centrum, Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 21 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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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne, including transfers.

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Hook of Holland to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS station.

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The best way to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne is to train which takes 4 h 51 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 42 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Hook of Holland to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hook of Holland to Cologne is 285 km. It takes approximately 2 h 44 min to drive from Hook of Holland to Cologne.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hook of Holland to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 142 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 51 min

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 51 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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
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
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $450
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 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

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
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

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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
Once 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 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ret.nl

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