Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train

Cheap train tickets from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

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50

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79

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.

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06:25AMBrussels-Midi1h51 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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501One-way
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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581One-way
04:22PMBrussels-Midi1h54 06:16PMCologne Hbf
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1021One-way
12:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 02:15PMCologne Hbf
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1081One-way

Train schedule from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

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06:25AMBrussels-Midi1h51 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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12:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 02:15PMCologne Hbf
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04:22PMBrussels-Midi1h54 06:16PMCologne Hbf
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06:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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Fastest train times from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Jul 01

Fastest Journey

1 h 50 m

Average

1 h 51 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

184 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Brussels-Midi for Cologne Hbf every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
06:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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581One-way
Fastest
12:25PMBrussels-Midi1h50 02:15PMCologne Hbf
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1081One-way
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06:25AMBrussels-Midi1h51 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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501One-way
04:22PMBrussels-Midi1h54 06:16PMCologne Hbf
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1021One-way

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Overview: Train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance114 miles (184 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersSNCB | Euronight, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf cover the 114 miles (184 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 50 min with our travel partners like SNCB | Euronight, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $46 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

Buy your official Thalys and Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf from $22 (€20) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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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 from Brussels-Midi to 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.

Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 50 min
  • Average Price: $22
  • 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 from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Are you making plans to travel between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf? Why not take a train with Thalys? Omio can show you current Thalys train times, tickets, travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) and prices so you can find the best deals on Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 114 miles (184 km) to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi. If you use the Omio app to search for trains to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi, you can quickly see if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you have found your perfect one-way Thalys train between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf, book your cheap train tickets online on Omio or in the Omio app quickly and easily so you can spend the rest of your time enjoying your upcoming trip!

Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 49 min
  • Thalys frequency: 4 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Brussels-Midi 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-Midi to Cologne Hbf.
FAQs

Travel between Brussels-Midi, Belgium and Cologne Hbf, 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-Midi?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne Hbf, 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 6/29/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi as this information can change.

Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Brussels-Midi 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-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: Recommended

Last checked on 6/27/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi for the next 7 days starting from $22 (€20)  one way.
The Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train ticket price is on average $46 (€42)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf by train to be approximately 114 miles (184 km).
On average the Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train travel time is 1 h 50 min  for the 114 miles (184 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf, you can count on SNCB | Euronight, Deutsche Bahn or Thalys for the best way to get you to Cologne Hbf. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day between Brussels-Midi and Cologne Hbf. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Brussels-Midi for Cologne Hbf is 11 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train departs at 6: 23 AM   and the last train from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 25 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€42) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf a few months in advance.

Trains departing from Brussels-Midi

Distance from Brussels-Midi to city center
Distance from Brussels-Midi to city center
1.5 miles (2.4 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 45 - 21: 30
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
Metro lines: 2, 6
Tram lines: 3, 4
Bus lines: 116, 117, 118, 136, 141, 142, 170, 171, 365a, W
Train lines: TGV, ICE, IC, ICD, Eurostar, Thalys
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Brussels Airport
11 miles (17 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
The airport can be reached by public transit from the station in about 25 minutes via the SNCB InterCity 3710 train.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Wi-Fi is available for a fee.
ATM
ATM
Located on the main concourse by Platforms 1 and 2.
Lockers
Lockers
Baggage storage facility is located across from the Thalys business lounge.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 1715 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €4. 00 for 40 minutes (Level -1) | €4. 00 for 40 minutes (Level -2, -3, -4) | €45. 00 for 24 hours (Level -1) | €39. 00 for 24 hours (Level -2, -3, -4)
Dining
Dining
Pullman Hotel Bar | Quick Gare du Midi | Subway | EXKi Zuid | Starbucks | Häagen-Dazs | Sbarro | The Coffee Club | The Belgian Chocolate House | PAUL | & many more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Hertz | Europcar | SIXT | Virtuo | Avis | Budget | Thrifty
Information Desk
Information Desk
Located in the main concourse and next to the international platforms.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Station has a wide range of facilities for passengers with reduced mobility: elevators and escalators to all platforms, wheelchair lifts and mobile ramps, disabled toilet and 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 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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