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Duration 1h 44m
Distance 213.5 km
Average price 50€
Frequency 4/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brussels and Cologne takes 1h 44m and the fastest train takes 1h 43m. The train service runs several times per day from Brussels 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.

Train

  1. Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Cologne
1h 43m
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40€ - 60€

Brussels to Cologne train times

Trains run every four hours between Brussels and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 12:32 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Brussels is at 18:31 which arrives into Cologne at 20:15. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 1h 44m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Brussels to Cologne? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Koeln Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Brussels and Cologne is 183 km. The road distance is 213.5 km.

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Brussels to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

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

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What companies run services between Brussels and Cologne?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 43m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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