There are 7 ways to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) by train, plane, bus or car

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

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Brussels  •  3 h 23 min

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

$112 - $317

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Bus Ouibus  •  3 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station Ouibus

$13 - $16

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Antwerp, train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Antwerp (ANR) CGN - ANR
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem to Brussels Airport - Zaventem

$62 - $492

Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord Ice

$61 - $109

Bus FlixBus  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Brussels, Brussels Airport 328

$13 - $23

Bus Eurolines DE  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Bruxelles - North

$56 - $99

Drive  •  1 h 59 min

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

$28 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to bus which costs 11€ - 14€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) is to drive which costs 24€ - 40€ and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The distance between Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) and Brussels Airport (BRU) is 185 km. The road distance is 217.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 23 min to get from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU), including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport and arriving at Brussels, Brussels Airport. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Bruxelles-Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) every 4 hours. Tickets cost $45 - $70 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport (CGN) to Brussels Airport (BRU) hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $13 and the journey takes 2 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Antwerp
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $23
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$20 - $23
1st Class
$28 - $31
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
$8 - $13
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Brussels, Brussels Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de

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