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Train Information between Antwerp and Cologne

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Antwerp to Cologne cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Antwerp and Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Train information from Antwerp to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration:
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Antwerp and Cologne and when traveling by train:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Antwerp to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Antwerp to Cologne.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Antwerp, Belgium by train?

Travel between Antwerp, Belgium and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Antwerp?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Antwerp and Cologne as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Antwerp, Belgium from Cologne, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Antwerp, Belgium from Cologne is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Antwerp from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Antwerp from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Antwerp to Cologne?
Train tickets between Antwerp and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $33 (€26)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Antwerp and Cologne?
The Antwerp to Cologne train ticket price is on average $41 (€33)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
What is the distance between Antwerp and Cologne by train?
The distance to Cologne from Antwerp by train is approximately 112 miles (180 km).
What is the Antwerp to Cologne train travel time?
On average the Antwerp to Cologne train travel time is 2 h 38 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Antwerp to Cologne, which train station in Antwerp do I depart from and which train station in Cologne do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Antwerp and Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Antwerp   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Where is the train station in Antwerp? Where is the train station in Cologne?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Antwerp, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Antwerp to Cologne?
Take the Antwerp to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Cologne from Antwerp as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Antwerp to Cologne a day?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Antwerp to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Antwerp to Cologne?
You can take the earliest train from Antwerp to Cologne at 4: 59 AM   or take the last train from Antwerp to Cologne leaving at 5: 36 PM. Look for the latest Antwerp to Cologne train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
When should I buy the Antwerp to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Antwerp to Cologne is on average $41 (€33) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Antwerp to Cologne available a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Cologne
Antwerpen Centraal
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.
Antwerpen-Berchem
Amenities
Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
Trains and buses run between Antwerp Centraal and Antwerp-Berchem stations. From there, buses 51 and 53 connect Berchem and the airport.