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There are 6 ways to get from Arlon to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins P
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$46 - $77

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Bus  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the bus from ARLON Sq Astrid - R de Bastogne to LIEGE Opéra 1011
  2. Take the bus from Liege to Köln

$40 - $62

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Train via Marloie  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Marloie Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Marloie to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins L / ...
  3. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$48 - $83

Train Bahn DE  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof Re
  2. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd Re12

$41 - $52

Drive  •  2h 17m

  1. Drive from Arlon to Cologne 141 miles

$29 - $45

Train, fly  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Arlon / Aarlen to Luxembourg
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Frankfurt (FRA) LUX - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$100 - $336

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The cheapest way to get from Arlon to Cologne is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Arlon to Cologne is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arlon to Cologne. However, there are services departing from ARLON Sq Astrid - R de Bastogne and arriving at Köln via Liege. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 23m.

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No, there is no direct train from Arlon to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Arlon / Aarlen and arriving at Köln Hauptbahnhof via Liège-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 11m.

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The distance between Arlon and Cologne is 161 km. The road distance is 225.5 km.

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The best way to get from Arlon to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 35€ - 70€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Arlon to Cologne, including transfers.

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Arlon to Cologne bus services, operated by TEC, depart from ARLON Sq Astrid - R de Bastogne station.

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Arlon to Cologne train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Arlon / Aarlen station.

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The best way to get from Arlon to Cologne is to train which takes 4h 11m and costs 35€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 5h 23m.

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  • Distance: 100.4 miles
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Arlon, Belgium and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Arlon to Cologne via Liège-Guillemins in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arlon to Cologne via LIEGE Opéra and Liege in around 5h 23m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Luxembourg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $35
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Marloie
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$10 - $15
1st Class
$15 - $23
Train from Marloie to Liège-Guillemins / Luik-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Train from Arlon / Aarlen to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$5 - $9
1st Class
$8 - $13
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Phone
+352 24 89 24 89
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Trier, Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Arlon, Gare to Luxembourg, Gare Centrale
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Köln, Dasselstr./Bf Süd
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from ARLON Sq Astrid - R de Bastogne to LIEGE Opéra
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
TEC
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Liege to Köln
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Arlon to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Köln station.

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Arlon to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arlon to Cologne is 226 km. It takes approximately 2h 17m to drive from Arlon to Cologne.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Luxembourg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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