Brussels Airport to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels Airport to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

41

Average

65

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
04:02AMBrussels Airport2h14 06:16AMCologne
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411One-way
Deutsche Bahn
12:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 02:15PMCologne
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451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:10AMBrussels Airport2h10 08:20AMCologne
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511One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 06:15PMCologne
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551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:14AMBrussels Airport2h02 06:16AMCologne
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631One-way

Train schedule from Brussels Airport to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
Deutsche Bahn
04:02AMBrussels Airport2h14 06:16AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:14AMBrussels Airport2h02 06:16AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
06:10AMBrussels Airport2h10 08:20AMCologne
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Thalys
08:41AMBrussels Airport2h35 11:16AMCologne
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Thalys
10:41AMBrussels Airport2h34 01:15PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
12:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 02:15PMCologne
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Thalys
02:41PMBrussels Airport2h34 05:15PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 06:15PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMBrussels Airport2h02 06:15PMCologne
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Fastest train times from Brussels Airport to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

2 h 2 m

Average

2 h 15 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

173 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Brussels Airport for Cologne every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:14AMBrussels Airport2h02 06:16AMCologne
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631One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMBrussels Airport2h02 06:15PMCologne
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711One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 06:15PMCologne
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551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
12:10PMBrussels Airport2h05 02:15PMCologne
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451One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:10AMBrussels Airport2h10 08:20AMCologne
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511One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels Airport to Cologne

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€53)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThalys or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Brussels Airport to Cologne cover the 107 miles (172 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $57 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $52 (€47).

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Brussels Airport to Cologne trains

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Deutsche Bahn
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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 to Cologne from Brussels Airport. 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.

Brussels Airport to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • Average Price: $54
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Cologne from Brussels Airport with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Brussels Airport to Cologne train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Brussels Airport to Cologne routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Cologne from Brussels Airport is 107 miles (172 km), and the best price for a one-way Brussels Airport - Cologne Thalys train ticket starts at $52 (€47) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

  • Average Price: $52

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels Airport 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 Brussels Airport to Cologne.
FAQs

Travel between Brussels Airport, Belgium and Cologne, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brussels Airport?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Brussels Airport as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Brussels Airport is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels Airport, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Brussels Airport from Cologne here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Brussels Airport for as low as $52 (€47)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Brussels Airport to Cologne is on average $57 (€53)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Brussels Airport to Cologne is around 107 miles (172 km).
On average the Brussels Airport to Cologne train travel time is 2 h  for the 107 miles (172 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When taking a train from Brussels Airport to Cologne, you can count on Thalys or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Brussels Airport and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The earliest train departing from Brussels Airport to Cologne leaves at 6: 10 AM. The last train departing from Brussels Airport to Cologne leaves at 6: 13 PM. You can find the latest Brussels Airport to Cologne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase the Brussels Airport to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $57 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Cologne from Brussels Airport. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Trains arriving to Cologne

Distance from Cologne to city center
Distance from Cologne to city center
1.7 km
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

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