The cheapest trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$37

Average

$52

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.

The average ticket from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf will cost around $ 52 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

Cheapest
06:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 08:20PMCologne Hbf
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 04:20PMCologne Hbf
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$401One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 02:20PMCologne Hbf
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$401One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 06:20PMCologne Hbf
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$401One-way
06:24AMBrussels-Midi1h56 08:20AMCologne Hbf
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$471One-way

Timetable Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

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06:24AMBrussels-Midi1h56 08:20AMCologne Hbf
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08:25AMBrussels-Midi1h55 10:20AMCologne Hbf
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09:25AMBrussels-Midi1h51 11:16AMCologne Hbf
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10:25AMBrussels-Midi1h55 12:20PMCologne Hbf
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 02:20PMCologne Hbf
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01:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 03:15PMCologne Hbf
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02:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 04:20PMCologne Hbf
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04:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 06:20PMCologne Hbf
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 08:20PMCologne Hbf
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06:56PMBrussels-Midi4h48 11:44PMCologne Hbf
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Fri
Sep 24
$56Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Sep 26
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Eurolines Germany
Mon
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$17Flixbus
Tue
Sep 28
$32Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Sep 30
$32Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
Fri
Oct 1
$32Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Sat
Oct 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Oct 3
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Eurolines Germany
Mon
Oct 4
$32Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
Tue
Oct 5
$24Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
Oct 7
$24Deutsche Bahn
$19Flixbus
Fri
Oct 8
$32Deutsche Bahn
$25Eurolines Germany
Sun
Oct 10
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Eurolines Germany
Mon
Oct 11
$32Deutsche Bahn
$25Croatia Bus d.o.o.
Tue
Oct 12
$24Deutsche Bahn
$25Croatia Bus d.o.o.
Thu
Oct 14
$24Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus

The fastest trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

2 h 11 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

184 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Brussels-Midi 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.

These direct trains cover the 184 km distance in an average of 2 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1 h 50 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
01:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 03:15PMCologne Hbf
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$821One-way
2nd Fastest
09:25AMBrussels-Midi1h51 11:16AMCologne Hbf
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$821One-way
10:25AMBrussels-Midi1h55 12:20PMCologne Hbf
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$471One-way
08:25AMBrussels-Midi1h55 10:20AMCologne Hbf
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$471One-way
02:25PMBrussels-Midi1h55 04:20PMCologne Hbf
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$401One-way

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Train Information to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi

distanceDistance114 miles (184 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf cover the 114 miles (184 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 50 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 $37 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19).

Train companies

Thalys and Deutsche Bahn between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf

For as little as $24 (€19) you can travel by train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

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

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train schedules and timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a line at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 114 miles (184 km) journey from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

Thalys has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Thalys tickets between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Travel Tips

Trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf?

Travel between Brussels-Midi, Belgium and Cologne Hbf, Germany by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brussels-Midi?

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 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 9/23/21. 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-Midi before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Belgium from Cologne Hbf, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Belgium 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 Hbf?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 Brussels-Midi, 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: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf for as low as $24 (€19)  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi?
The Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train ticket price is on average $37 (€29)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How far is Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi by train?
The Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train distance is approximately 114 miles (184 km).
How long is the train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf?
On average the Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train time is 1 h 50 min  covering the 114 miles (184 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train companies go from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf?
If you're looking for trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Cologne Hbf. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf a day?
The average number of trains departing Brussels-Midi for Cologne Hbf is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf? When does the last train depart from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf?
The earliest train departing from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 25 AM. The last train departing from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf leaves at 4: 25 PM. You can find the latest Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train for the best deals on tickets?
You can find trains between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf to cost on average $37 (€29) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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