Leeuwarden to Cologne by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 56m
  • Distance
    264 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 31m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leeuwarden to Cologne by train

Fast trains from Leeuwarden to Cologne take around 3 hours and 56 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 264 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leeuwarden and Cologne.

1. Are there direct trains from Leeuwarden to Cologne?

Journeys between Leeuwarden and Cologne usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Leeuwarden to Cologne every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 18 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Leeuwarden to Cologne?

The Leeuwarden to Cologne train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 56 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Leeuwarden to Cologne train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Leeuwarden around 05:07 and the last train is around 00:24. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leeuwarden around 06:07, and the last at 00:21.

When to book Leeuwarden to Cologne train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Leeuwarden to Cologne by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leeuwarden and Cologne?

More than one train company operates on the route from Leeuwarden to Cologne, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.