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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1 h 50 m
1 h 51 m
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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.
|Distance||114 miles (184 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€42)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCB | 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.
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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:
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.
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Brussels-Midi to Cologne Hbf train information with Thalys:
Travel between Brussels-Midi, Belgium and Cologne Hbf, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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