Duration 2h 28m
Distance 206.6 km
Average price 80€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Antwerp and Cologne takes 2h 28m and the fastest train takes 2h 21m. The train service runs several times per day from Antwerp to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Cologne
3h 26m
46€ - 69€

Antwerp to Cologne train times

Trains run every four hours between Antwerp and Cologne. The service departs Antwerp at 17:40 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cologne at 20:15. All services require a transfer at Brux.-Nord/Brus.-Noord and take an average of 2h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Antwerp to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 26m.

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The distance between Antwerp and Cologne is 181 km. The road distance is 206.6 km.

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Antwerp to Cologne train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Anvers-Central / Antwerpen-Centraal station.

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Antwerp to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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