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There are 5 ways to get from Cologne to Bastogne by train, bus, night bus or car

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Train, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai D to BASTOGNE Pépinière - Quai 3 1011

$34 - $61

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Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Liege
  2. Take the bus from LIEGE Opéra to BASTOGNE Gare du Sud - Quai 4 1011

$42 - $58

Train  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins Ice
  2. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Marloie L / ...

$47 - $82

Train, line 350 bus, night bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C 350
  3. Take the night bus from Maastricht to Bastogne

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Bastogne 117.3 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bastogne is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Bastogne is to drive which costs 21€ - 35€ and takes 1 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Bastogne. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at BASTOGNE Gare du Sud - Quai 4 via LIEGE Opéra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 49 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Bastogne is 136 km. The road distance is 187.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Bastogne without a car is to train and bus which takes 3 h 33 min and costs 29€ - 55€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Cologne to Bastogne, including transfers.

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Cologne to Bastogne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Köln station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Bastogne is to bus which takes 4 h 49 min and costs 35€ - 55€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 75€ and takes 4 h 52 min.

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Cologne to Bastogne bus services, operated by TEC, arrive at BASTOGNE Gare du Sud - Quai 4 station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Bastogne is 188 km. It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to drive from Cologne to Bastogne.

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  • Distance: 84.7 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

You can take a bus from Cologne to Bastogne via Liege and LIEGE Opéra in around 4 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Bastogne via Liège-Guillemins, Marloie, and Libramont in around 4 h 52 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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $75
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liège-Guillemins to Marloie
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $13
1st Class
$13 - $19
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Aachen, Rothe Erde Bf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
TEC
Website
infotec.be
Bus from LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai D to BASTOGNE Pépinière - Quai 3
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
infotec.be
Bus from LIEGE Opéra to BASTOGNE Gare du Sud - Quai 4
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
infotec.be
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Köln to Liege
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Website
arriva.nl
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
Night bus from Maastricht to Bastogne
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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