Train Charleroi Cologne

Cheap train tickets from Charleroi to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

46

Average

70

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Charleroi to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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10:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 01:15PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
461One-way
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05:13AMCharleroi Sud3h03 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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601One-way
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05:19PMCharleroi Sud2h56 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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601One-way
09:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 12:15PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
671One-way
11:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 02:15PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
671One-way

Train schedule from Charleroi to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, February 2
05:13AMCharleroi Sud3h03 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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05:24AMCharleroi Sud2h52 08:16AMCologne Hbf
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07:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 10:15AMCologne Hbf
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07:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 10:15AMCologne Hbf
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08:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 11:15AMCologne Hbf
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09:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 12:15PMCologne Hbf
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09:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 12:15PMCologne Hbf
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10:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 01:15PMCologne Hbf
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11:19AMCharleroi Sud2h56 02:15PMCologne Hbf
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11:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 02:15PMCologne Hbf
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01:19PMCharleroi Sud2h56 04:15PMCologne Hbf
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01:24PMCharleroi Sud2h51 04:15PMCologne Hbf
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03:19PMCharleroi Sud2h56 06:15PMCologne Hbf
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05:19PMCharleroi Sud2h56 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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05:24PMCharleroi Sud2h51 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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Fastest train times from Charleroi to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

2 h 51 m

Average

2 h 54 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

186 km

It's difficult to get from Charleroi to Cologne without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 02:15PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
841One-way
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01:24PMCharleroi Sud2h51 04:15PMCologne Hbf
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841One-way
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05:24PMCharleroi Sud2h51 08:15PMCologne Hbf
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751One-way
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07:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 10:15AMCologne Hbf
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841One-way
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09:24AMCharleroi Sud2h51 12:15PMCologne Hbf
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841One-way

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Overview: Train from Charleroi to Cologne

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$47 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Thalys or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)

Trains from Charleroi to Cologne cover the 115 miles (185 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $47 (€40), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Charleroi-Sud and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCB from Charleroi to Cologne trains

For as little as $33 (€28) you can travel by train to Cologne from Charleroi with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCB. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Thalys
SNCB

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 between Charleroi and Cologne. 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.

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

    It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket between Charleroi and Cologne online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Charleroi to Cologne as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains to Cologne from Charleroi start at $48 (€42) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 115 miles (185 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Cologne from Charleroi. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Charleroi to Cologne Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!

      SNCB is Belgium's main train company and offers First class or Second class tickets for your train from Charleroi to Cologne.

      SNCB tickets to Cologne from Charleroi are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with SNCB between Charleroi and Cologne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current SNCB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 115 miles (185 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the SNCB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Charleroi to Cologne routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best SNCB Charleroi to Cologne train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the SNCB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cologne with SNCB!

      Train information from Charleroi to Cologne with SNCB:

      • Average Duration: 2 h 56 min
      • SNCB frequency: 3 a day

      Travel Tips: Trains from Charleroi to Cologne

      Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cologne 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 Charleroi to Cologne.
      FAQs

      Travel between Charleroi, Belgium and Cologne, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.

      Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Charleroi?

      Conditions of entry:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, 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 1/24/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Charleroi as this information can change.

      Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Unrestricted.

      Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Charleroi from Cologne?

      Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

      Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

      Requirements for reentering:

      • There are no current restrictions

      What are the safety rules to follow in Charleroi, 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 1/9/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Charleroi from Cologne.

      Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Charleroi to Cologne to cost as little as $33 (€28)  in the next 7 days.
      The Charleroi to Cologne train ticket price is on average $47 (€40)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
      When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cologne from Charleroi by train to be approximately 115 miles (185 km).
      The Charleroi to Cologne train duration is on average 3 h 3 min, which is to be expected when traveling 115 miles (185 km) from Charleroi to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

      When taking a train from Charleroi, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Charleroi-Sud, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est. When you arrive in Cologne, your train can arrive in train stations including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

      Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Charleroi-Sud   to Köln Hbf.

      Passengers board the train most frequently from Charleroi-Sud, which is located around 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center.

      For the best Charleroi to Cologne train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Charleroi and Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
      The average number of trains departing Charleroi for Cologne is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
      You can take the first train from Charleroi to Cologne at 6: 50 PM. The last train from Charleroi to Cologne that you can take departs at 6: 50 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Charleroi to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
      If you buy the Charleroi to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $47 (€40). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Charleroi and Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

      Important Stations and Airports for this connection

      Charleroi
      Cologne
      Charleroi-Sud is the most popular Charleroi railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Charleroi for your trip to Cologne.

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