There are 5 ways to get from Brussels to Cochem by train, bus or car

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Train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Cochem Re

$52 - $72

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Bus RegioJet, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière RegioJet
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Cochem Re

$12 - $14

3 alternative options

Bus FlixBus, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Trier, Trier train N36
  2. Take the train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Cochem Re

$19 - $29

Train Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg Ic
  2. Take the train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Cochem Re

$26 - $35

Drive  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Brussels to Cochem 186.7 miles

$35 - $60

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Cochem. However, there are services departing from Brusel Nord and arriving at Cochem via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Brussels and Cochem is 214 km. The road distance is 298.7 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Cochem without a car is to train which takes 4 h 17 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Brussels to Cochem, including transfers.

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Brussels to Cochem train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Brusel Nord station.

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Brussels to Cochem train services, operated by Luxembourg Railways (CFL), arrive at Cochem station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Cochem is 299 km. It takes approximately 2 h 56 min to drive from Brussels to Cochem.

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There are 1268+ hotels available in Cochem. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Brussels to Cochem.
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  • Distance: 133.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Cochem, Germany?

You can take a train from Brussels to Cochem via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 4 h 17 min.

Train operators
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Luxembourg Railways (CFL)
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Köln Hbf to Cochem
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Trier, Hauptbahnhof to Cochem
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Train from Luxembourg, Gare Centrale to Cochem
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
cfl.lu
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Bru.-Centraal / Brux.-Central to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $50
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Trier, Trier train
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, Gare du Midi to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
regiojet.com

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