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 Charleroi to Cologne will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 49.
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2 h 52 m
4 h 19 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Charleroi to Cologne without transferring at least once.
|Distance||115 miles (185 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 56 min|
|Average train ticket price||$45 (€37)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Charleroi to Cologne cover the 115 miles (185 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 56 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 $45 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Charleroi-South and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Travel from Charleroi to Cologne from $33 (€26) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Charleroi and Cologne with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Are you making plans to travel between Charleroi and Cologne? 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 Charleroi to Cologne trains all in one place. On the Thalys train, you can expect to travel 115 miles (185 km) between Charleroi and Cologne. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Charleroi to Cologne, 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 from Charleroi to Cologne, 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!
Train information from Charleroi to Cologne with Thalys:
Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Charleroi and Cologne are the following:
Travel by train between Charleroi, Belgium and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/27/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Charleroi to Cologne closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 10/27/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Charleroi from Cologne.
There are a few train stations in Charleroi to start your journey from including Charleroi-South, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Charleroi-South and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Charleroi-South and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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