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There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Dalhem by train, bus or car

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Train, line 67 bus

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
  2. Take the line 67 bus from LIEGE Gare Léopold to DALHEM Wichet

Drive

  1. Drive from Cologne to Dalhem

Cologne to Dalhem by train and bus

The journey time between Cologne and Dalhem is around 2h 45m and covers a distance of around 141 km. This includes an average layover time of around 36 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 15m. Operated by DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Thalys and others, the Cologne to Dalhem service departs from Köln Hbf and arrives in DALHEM Wichet. Typically 73 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 8m
Layover time:
36 min
Total time:
2h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 15m
Journey distance:
141 km
Services per week:
73
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
9 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
06:44
Last service departs at:
21:43

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Cologne to Dalhem train and bus schedules

Germany → Belgium
Partially open

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International entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Belgium, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, Uruguay and Vatican

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Belgium from Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Germany
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from the EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland) with the exception of Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. This also doesn't apply to arrivals from Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland)
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Rules to follow in Belgium

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Belgium from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dalhem is 800 14689.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Dalhem is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Dalhem is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 14689.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Belgium.

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Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Dalhem is to drive which costs €12 - €19 and takes 1h 6m.

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The fastest way to get from Cologne to Dalhem is to drive which takes 1h 6m and costs €12 - €19.

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The distance between Cologne and Dalhem is 90 km. The road distance is 115.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Dalhem without a car is to train and line 67 bus which takes 2h 34m and costs .

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It takes approximately 2h 34m to get from Cologne to Dalhem, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Dalhem is 115 km. It takes approximately 1h 6m to drive from Cologne to Dalhem.

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There are 222+ hotels available in Dalhem. Prices start at €87 per night.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Dalhem.
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  • Distance: 89.6 km
  • Duration: 2h 34m

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

There is no direct connection from Cologne to Dalhem. However, you can take the train to Liège-Guillemins, take the walk to LIEGE Gare des Guillemins Quai A, take the line 1 bus to LIEGE Place St-Lambert, take the walk to LIEGE Gare Léopold, then take the line 67 bus to DALHEM Wichet. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Dalhem.

Train operators
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Liege-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €95
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €70
Comfort
€60 - €80
Premium
€70 - €95
Bus operators
TEC Liège - Verviers
Phone
+32 43 61 94 44
Email
info.bw@letec.be
Website
letec.be
Bus from LIEGE Gare Léopold to DALHEM Wichet
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
TEC Liège - Verviers

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