Train times for Tue 22 Aug
When is the best time to buy tickets?
Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Cologne to Brussels start at €36.57 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Cologne to Brussels?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Cologne to Brussels is €14.9. To buy train tickets from Cologne to Brussels 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 Cologne to Brussels by train?
The average journey time between Cologne and Brussels is 3 hours and 36 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 43 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 18 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Brussels. 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 Cologne to Brussels?
The first train from Cologne to Brussels departs at 06:44. The last train from Cologne to Brussels departs at 21:25. 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 Cologne and Brussels?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Cologne to Brussels without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Cologne to Brussels. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
How do I get back to Cologne?
By train, of course. See trains from Brussels to Cologne.
- *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
- **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cologne to Brussels for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. 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 01/08/2017 for travel on 28/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.