There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Hasselt by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Hasselt Stoptrein

Cheapest option

Train, line 350 bus, bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Köln Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the line 350 bus from Aachen, Elisenbrunnen to Maastricht, Station Perron C 350
  3. Take the bus from Maastricht Station perron L to Hasselt Molenpoort afstaphalte 45 / ...

$10 - $12

2 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Hasselt N84

$21 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Hasselt 86.8 miles

$18 - $27

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Hasselt is 113 km. The road distance is 139 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Hasselt is to train and line 350 bus and bus which costs 8€ - 11€ and takes 4 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Hasselt is to drive which takes 1 h 20 min and costs 15€ - 23€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Hasselt. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Hasselt via Liege-Guillemins. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 59 min to get from Cologne to Hasselt, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Cologne to Hasselt via Liège-Guillemins and Liege-Guillemins in around 2 h 59 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Cologne to Hasselt once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $15 and the journey takes 2 h 40 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Liège-Guillemins
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$60 - $80
Nmbs
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
nmbs.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
nmbs.be
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Köln, Köln Hbf to Aachen, Aachen, Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Hasselt
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
$5 - $8
Schedules at
arriva.nl
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Maastricht Station perron L to Hasselt Molenpoort afstaphalte
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be

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