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Cheap train tickets and times from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 51 m

Average

1 h 54 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

183 km

Cheap train tickets from Brussels-Central to start from $48 with an average ticket price of $64.

The fastest train from Brussels-Central to takes 1h 51m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 54m and covers a distance of 183 km.

9 trains that leave Brussels-Central for every day with 9 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
06:21AM1h54
Brussels-Central
08:15AMCologne Hbf
$481One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:21AM1h54
Brussels-Central
10:15AMCologne Hbf
$591One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:19AM1h56
Brussels-Central
01:15PMCologne Hbf
$661One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:19AM1h56
Brussels-Central
09:15AMCologne Hbf
$731One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:19AM1h56
Brussels-Central
08:15AMCologne Hbf
$731One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance113 miles (182 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 51 min
priceAverage train ticket price$68 (€60)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf cover the 113 miles (182 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $68 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels-Central and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and Thalys from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf trains

For as little as $23 (€20) you can travel by train between Brussels-Central and Cologne Hbf with Deutsche Bahn and Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf

FAQs: Travel by train from Brussels-Central 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-Central to Cologne Hbf.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf can start from as little as $23 (€20) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf is $68 (€60); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Brussels-Central and Cologne Hbf is on average 1 h 51 min   for the 113 mile (182 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 19 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 23 PM.
When taking a train from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne Hbf. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 23 PM.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Brussels-Central, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Central is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 51 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf by train is March.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf including taking a bus or train.

Trains departing from Brussels-Central

Distance from Brussels-Central to city center
Distance from Brussels-Central to city center
0.7 miles (1.2 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 15 - 22: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: 1, 5
Train lines: IC, Intercity Direct 9200, RER (S1, S2, S3, S6, S8, S10)
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Brussels Airport
9 miles (14 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached from the station via the IC 2818 train, which will take about 20 minutes.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi available in Starbucks.
ATM
ATM
ATM machine is downstairs from the main entrance on the right side.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
Luggage lockers are located on Level 0 near Platforms 1 and 2.
Dining
Dining
Starbucks | Brasserie 28 Brewery | Panos | Delitraiteur Eat & Go
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
Travel Center / information desk is located on the left side from the main entrance.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Station has a wide range of facilities for passengers with limited mobility: elevators and escalators to platforms, wheelchair lifts and mobile ramps, barrier-free toilets and accessible parking spaces. Additional assistance can be contacted via the SNCB Mobility Call Center.

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.6 miles (2.5 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.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
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 msz@deutschebahn. Com.

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