Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Cheapest

40

Average

45

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
04:13AMBrussels Airport2h03 06:16AMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMBrussels Airport2h02 06:15PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
491One-way

Train schedule from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf

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Deutsche Bahn
04:13AMBrussels Airport2h03 06:16AMCologne Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMBrussels Airport2h02 06:15PMCologne Hbf
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Fastest train times from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jun 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 2 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

173 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Brussels Airport for Cologne Hbf every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMBrussels Airport2h02 06:15PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
491One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:13AMBrussels Airport2h03 06:16AMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
401One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 2 h 3 min with our travel partners like Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $53 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $53 (€47).

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

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf from $53 (€47). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 41 min
  • 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 between Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

If you're looking for cheap Thalys tickets from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf, check out Omio! With one-way Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf train ticket prices starting as low as $53 (€47) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Cologne Hbf from Brussels Airport by showing you the latest Thalys offers, train schedules and tickets for this 107 miles (173 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Thalys. If you search for Thalys tickets between Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train between Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thalys so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

  • Average Price: $53

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf

Travel by train to Cologne Hbf 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 Hbf.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Belgium?

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

Do I need to self-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 Hbf, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne Hbf from Brussels Airport before traveling.

Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels Airport from Cologne Hbf?

Entry into 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 Hbf?

Requirements for reentering:

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

Last checked on 6/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels Airport from Cologne Hbf.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf to cost as little as $53 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
The train price to Cologne Hbf from Brussels Airport is on average $53 (€47)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf is around 107 miles (173 km).
While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (173 km) between Brussels Airport and Cologne Hbf can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf train journey time is on average 2 h 3 min.
For the journey from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf you can take a train with Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Brussels Airport at 6: 13 AM. The last train leaves from Brussels Airport at 6: 13 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains to Cologne Hbf from Brussels Airport to cost on average $53 (€47) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Brussels Airport to Cologne Hbf train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1 mile (1.6 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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