There are 6 ways to get from Turnhout to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Turnhout to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic
  2. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice

$55 - $84

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Line 319 bus, bus  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station 319
  2. Take the bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf 280 / ...

$24 - $67

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Line 319 bus, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the line 319 bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station 319
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
  4. Take the train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf S11 / ...

$37 - $57

Bus  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Turnhout Warande perron 1 to Antwerpen F. Rooseveltplaats perron 11 417 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Antwerpen to Köln

$27 - $69

Drive  •  1 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Turnhout to Cologne 116.5 miles

$24 - $40

Train, fly  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Turnhout to Antwerpen-Berchem
  2. Fly from Antwerp (ANR) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ANR - CGN

$63 - $404

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The cheapest way to get from Turnhout to Cologne is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Turnhout to Cologne is to drive which costs 20€ - 30€ and takes 1 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Turnhout to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Turnhout Warande perron 1 and arriving at Köln via Antwerpen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Turnhout to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Turnhout and arriving at Köln Hauptbahnhof via Brusel Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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The distance between Turnhout and Cologne is 146 km. The road distance is 186.3 km.

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The best way to get from Turnhout to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to get from Turnhout to Cologne, including transfers.

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Turnhout to Cologne bus services, operated by De Lijn, depart from Turnhout Warande perron 1 station.

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Turnhout to Cologne train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Turnhout station.

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The best way to get from Turnhout to Cologne is to train which takes 3 h 54 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can line 319 bus and bus, which costs 20€ - 60€ and takes 4 h 57 min.

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  • Distance: 91.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

You can take a train from Turnhout to Cologne via Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord and Brusel Nord in around 3 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Turnhout to Cologne via Reusel Busstation, Reusel, Busstation Reusel, Eindhoven, Station, Eindhoven, Düsseldorf, and Düsseldorf Hbf in around 4 h 57 min.

Airlines
VLM Airlines
Website
flyvlm.com
Flights from Antwerp to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $370
Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Turnhout to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$15 - $22
Train from Turnhout to Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$11 - $17
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 Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Eindhoven to Venlo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Venlo to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
National Express Rail
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Neuss Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.de
Bus operators
Hermes
Phone
0031 900 266 63 99
Website
hermes.nl
Bus from Reusel, Busstation Reusel to Eindhoven, Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
hermes.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
Bus from Eindhoven to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
De Lijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Turnhout Warande perron 1 to Antwerpen F. Rooseveltplaats perron 11
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
delijn.be
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Antwerpen to Köln
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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The quickest flight from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Turnhout to Cologne bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Köln station.

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Turnhout to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Turnhout to Cologne is 186 km. It takes approximately 1 h 46 min to drive from Turnhout to Cologne.

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VLM Airlines offers flights from Antwerp Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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