The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 23 m
2 h 23 m
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It's difficult to get from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central without transferring at least once.
|Distance||111 miles (179 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 46 min|
|Average train ticket price||$48 (€42)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Train providers||Thalys or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central cover the 111 miles (179 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 46 min with our travel partners like Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $48 (€42), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Antwerpen Centraal.
Buy your official National Express, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Antwerp-Central from Cologne Hbf from $33 (€29) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central train.
Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central train information with Deutsche Bahn:
National Express is the UK’s leading long-distance train company operating over 550 trains per day and serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express also operates train services to all major UK airports, such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol, 24 hours a day. All National Express trains have air conditioning and provide free WiFi access along with onboard entertainment. Most trains come with seat belts and power outlets at every seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. For your train from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central, you can select from three ticket fares: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare.
Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central train information with National Express:
Travel by train between Cologne Hbf, Germany and Antwerp-Central, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne Hbf to Antwerp-Central closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Antwerp-Central to Cologne Hbf is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne Hbf from Antwerp-Central here.
Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf to Antwerpen Centraal most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Antwerpen Centraal and need to travel approximately 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from the train station to the city center in Antwerp-Central.
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