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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi

distanceDistance114 miles (184 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€26)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi cover the 114 miles (184 km) long route taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $31 (€26), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€20).

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn Cologne Hbf – Brussels-Midi

For as little as $24 (€20) you can travel by train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Midi in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your journey from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi is 114 miles (184 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Midi start at $24 (€20).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf?

Travel between Cologne Hbf, Germany and Brussels-Midi, 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:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels-Midi, 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 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne Hbf, Germany from Brussels-Midi, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne Hbf, Germany from Brussels-Midi is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi restricted?

International entry 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-Midi?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne Hbf from Brussels-Midi closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf for as low as $24 (€20)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf?

The Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi train ticket price is on average $31 (€26)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this trip in the next week.

What is the distance to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf by train?

You should expect to travel around 114 miles (184 km)  to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf by train.

How long is a train to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf on average?

The train time between Cologne Hbf and Brussels-Midi is on average 1 h 53 min  for the 114 miles (184 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train companies should I travel with from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi?

Take the Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi train with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip to Brussels-Midi from Cologne Hbf as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

What time is the earliest train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi? What time is the last train from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi?

The earliest train for this journey departs from Cologne Hbf at 5: 44 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne Hbf at 6: 40 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

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

If you book the Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€26). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cologne Hbf to Brussels-Midi. 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.

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