Trains from
Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport

Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time3h 47m
Fare range€15-€180
Distance215km
Train operatorsABR, DB, ERB, HKX, NS, SNCB, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at03:27
Last train departs at21:25
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 55m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationSchiphol Airport

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

11:25
12:20
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 46m2 changes
11:43
13:35
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 41m1 change
12:41
15:00
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 00m1 change
12:42
14:32
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 42m1 change
12:49
13:36
Köln Hbf
Schiphol Airport
3h 52m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport start at €78.95 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€78.95
14 days
in advance
€84.52
Avg. single price
On the day
€99.05
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport is €15. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Schiphol Airport is 3 hours and 47 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 55 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 40 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport departs at 03:27. The last train from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport departs at 21:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Schiphol Airport?

No, it is not possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport without having to change trains. To travel from Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Schiphol Airport to Köln Hbf.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Schiphol Airport for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 25/08/2017 for travel on 27/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

Journeys start better with Trainline

We help customers across Europe make more than 125,000 smarter journeys every single day. Meet Trainline.