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Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

$38

Average

$47

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 Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central will cost around $ 47 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMCologne Hbf12h27 08:23AMBrussels-Central
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$381One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:04PMCologne Hbf11h19 07:23AMBrussels-Central
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$441One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:53PMCologne Hbf12h30 08:23AMBrussels-Central
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$461One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMCologne Hbf2h00 03:40PMBrussels-Central
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$471One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:02PMCologne Hbf12h21 07:23AMBrussels-Central
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$521One-way

Train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, May 21
Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMCologne Hbf2h00 03:40PMBrussels-Central
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Deutsche Bahn
05:40PMCologne Hbf3h00 08:40PMBrussels-Central
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Deutsche Bahn
07:02PMCologne Hbf12h21 07:23AMBrussels-Central
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Deutsche Bahn
07:53PMCologne Hbf12h30 08:23AMBrussels-Central
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Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMCologne Hbf12h27 08:23AMBrussels-Central
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Deutsche Bahn
08:04PMCologne Hbf11h19 07:23AMBrussels-Central
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Sat
May 21
$38Deutsche Bahn
$13Flixbus
Sun
May 22
$47Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$36Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$36Deutsche Bahn
$16Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$36Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$36Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$36Deutsche Bahn
$11Flixbus

Fastest train times from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central

Showing times and prices for May 21

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

8 h 56 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

183 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for Brussels-Central every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 183 km distance in an average of 8 h 56 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest trains will take 12 h 30 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
01:40PMCologne Hbf2h00 03:40PMBrussels-Central
0 changes
$471One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:40PMCologne Hbf3h00 08:40PMBrussels-Central
0 changes
$561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:04PMCologne Hbf11h19 07:23AMBrussels-Central
0 changes
$441One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:02PMCologne Hbf12h21 07:23AMBrussels-Central
0 changes
$521One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:56PMCologne Hbf12h27 08:23AMBrussels-Central
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$381One-way

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

You can travel by train to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $36 (€32). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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

Find cheap tickets for Thalys trains to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central train schedule from Thalys, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 113 miles (182 km) trip between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Thalys trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Thalys train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central with Thalys!

    Thalys' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf are the following:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
    • Verification of ticket with valid ID
    • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
    • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central

    Travel by train to Brussels-Central 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 Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central.
    FAQs

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Cologne Hbf, Germany to Brussels-Central, Belgium?

    Travel between Cologne Hbf, Germany and Brussels-Central, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels-Central, Belgium?

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Brussels-Central, Belgium?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Brussels-Central to Cologne Hbf is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Belgium?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brussels-Central?

    What are the requirements?

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne Hbf, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Mandatory

    Last checked on 5/18/22. 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 Brussels-Central here.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central cost?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central for as low as $36 (€32)  for the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central?

    The Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central train ticket price is on average $38 (€34)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.

    How far is it from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central by train?

    The distance to Brussels-Central from Cologne Hbf by train is approximately 113 miles (182 km).

    What is the Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central train travel time?

    While the time it takes to travel 113 miles (182 km) between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central train journey time is on average 1 h 51 min.

    Which train providers can take me between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central?

    If you're looking for trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central, you can rely on Thalys or Deutsche Bahn to get you to Brussels-Central. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many trains per day are there from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central?

    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When can I take the first train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The earliest train departing from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central leaves at 5: 42 AM. The last train departing from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central leaves at 8: 04 PM. You can find the latest Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I book a train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central to get the best deals?

    If you buy a train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Central within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $38 (€34) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Central are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

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