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Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf Eurobahn / ...

$27 - $53

4 alternative options

Train via Mönchengladbach Hbf  •  3 h

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Venlo Intercity
  2. Take the train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re8 / ...

$35 - $56

Train, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Tilburg to Eindhoven
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf 280 / ...
  3. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf Ice / ...

$30 - $60

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Tilburg to Cologne 112.4 miles

$27 - $40

Train, fly  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Breda to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS

$109 - $326

What companies run services between Tilburg, Netherlands and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Tilburg to Cologne via Venlo and Neuss Hbf in around 2 h 48 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Tilburg to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Tilburg to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Mönchengladbach Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tilburg and Cologne is 147 km. The road distance is 180 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tilburg to Cologne is to drive which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 42 min.

The quickest way to get from Tilburg to Cologne is to drive which takes 1 h 42 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Tilburg to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Tilburg and arriving at Köln Hbf via Venlo and Neuss Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 48 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 48 min to get from Tilburg to Cologne, including transfers.