Trains from
Brussels to Cologne

Brussels to Cologne route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 22m
Trains per day11
Fare range€15-€120
Train operatorsALSA, flixbus, Thalys
First & last trains
First train departs at06:33
Last train departs at20:07
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 41m
Origin StationBrussels
Destination StationCologne

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

1h 41mDirect
3h 05m2 changes
3h 05m2 changes
1h 47mDirect
1h 41mDirect

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Brussels to Cologne?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Brussels to Cologne is €14.9. To buy train tickets from Brussels to Cologne for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Brussels to Cologne by train?

The average journey time between Brussels and Cologne is 2 hours and 22 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 41 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 15 trains per day travelling from Brussels to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Brussels to Cologne?

The first train from Brussels to Cologne departs at 06:33. The last train from Brussels to Cologne departs at 20:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Brussels and Cologne?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Brussels to Cologne without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Brussels to Cologne. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Brussels?

By train, of course. See trains from Cologne to Brussels.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Brussels to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 26/08/2017 for travel on 28/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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