There are 5 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) by bus, train, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Dortmund > Duisburg > Dusseldorf > Cologne > Aix-la-Chapelle > Liège > Bruxelles Schaerbeek - Gare Nord > Bruxelles Centre - Gare Midi > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$29 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus, line 652 bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Leuven N84
  2. Take the line 652 bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B 652 / ...

$17 - $25

3 alternative options

Train  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord Ice

$67 - $96

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) 136.2 miles

$28 - $45

Train, fly  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Brussels (BRU) FRA - BRU

$113 - $324

What companies run services between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN), Germany and Brussels Airport (BRU), Belgium?

Ouibus operates a bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Tickets cost $9 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Leuven
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Leuven Station Perron 12 to Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

The distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 185 km. The road distance is 218 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

The cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus and line 652 bus which costs 13€ - 21€ and takes 4 h 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

The quickest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which takes 1 h 59 min and costs 23€ - 35€.

Is there a direct train between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Brussels Airport (BRU)?

No, there is no direct train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf and arriving at Bruxelles-Nat.-Aéroport via Köln Hbf and Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 17 min.

Is there a direct bus between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Brussels Airport (BRU)?

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU). However, there are services departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Zaventem Luchthaven Perron B via Leuven Station Perron 12. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 40 min.

How long does it take to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU)?

It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.