Cologne to Antwerp train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

55

Average

70

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

Thalys
11:42AMCologne3h11 02:53PMAntwerp
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551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:09PMCologne10h01 06:10AMAntwerp
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561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:42AMCologne2h23 11:05AMAntwerp
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581One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h46 09:28AMAntwerp
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591One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:19PMCologne3h57 06:16PMAntwerp
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591One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Antwerp

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Deutsche Bahn
02:59AMCologne4h17 07:16AMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h46 09:28AMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
08:42AMCologne2h23 11:05AMAntwerp
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Thalys
11:42AMCologne3h11 02:53PMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
02:19PMCologne3h57 06:16PMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
06:40PMCologne3h55 10:35PMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
07:41PMCologne10h29 06:10AMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:50PMCologne10h20 06:10AMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:59PMCologne10h11 06:10AMAntwerp
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Deutsche Bahn
08:09PMCologne10h01 06:10AMAntwerp
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Antwerp

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

2 h 23 m

Average

6 h 9 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

181 km

Of the 10 trains that leave Cologne for Antwerp every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
08:42AMCologne2h23 11:05AMAntwerp
0 transfers
581One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h46 09:28AMAntwerp
0 transfers
591One-way
Thalys
11:42AMCologne3h11 02:53PMAntwerp
0 transfers
551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:40PMCologne3h55 10:35PMAntwerp
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1211One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:19PMCologne3h57 06:16PMAntwerp
0 transfers
591One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Antwerp

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Antwerp cover the 112 miles (180 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€40), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Antwerp.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Antwerp trains

For as little as $47 (€40) you can travel by train to Antwerp from Cologne with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

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Thalys

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 to Antwerp train.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Antwerp train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 47 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

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

Thalys tickets between Cologne and Antwerp are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with Thalys between Cologne and Antwerp all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current Thalys train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 112 miles (180 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the Thalys 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 Cologne to Antwerp routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best Thalys Cologne to Antwerp train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the Thalys 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 Antwerp with Thalys!

    Train from Cologne to Antwerp

    There are several trains from Cologne to Antwerp Centraal every day. Various train companies offer transfer connections on this route. The fastest journey takes about 3 hours. The first train from Cologne to Antwerp starts early in the morning and arrives about 5 hours later.

    Which train companies travel from Cologne to Antwerp?

    Numerous train companies offer connections by train from Cologne to Antwerp, including Deutsche Bahn and Thalys. The first connection of the day is offered by Deutsche Bahn.

    How long does the train journey from Cologne to Antwerp take?

    The train from Cologne to Antwerp covers the 200 kilometer distance in 2 hours 24 minutes. Transfer connections with several intermediate stops usually take longer and can take up to 11 hours 18 minutes.

    How often can you take the train from Cologne to Antwerp?

    There are about 50 connections daily between Cologne and Antwerp, 350 per week.

    Stations on the line Cologne - Antwerp?

    Central Station Cologne. Cologne Central Station is located in the middle of the city center in close proximity to Cologne Cathedral. The main station can be easily reached by public transport.

    Antwerp Centraal. Antwerp Centraal is located near the old town and the famous zoo. From here there are numerous train connections to other Belgian cities and to Paris.

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Antwerp

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Antwerp 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 to Antwerp.
    FAQs

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

    Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

    All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Antwerp as this information can change.

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Antwerp to Cologne is: Unrestricted

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

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

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

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, 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 1/24/23. 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 from Antwerp here.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Antwerp to cost as little as $47 (€40)  in the next 7 days.
    The Cologne to Antwerp train ticket price is on average $51 (€44)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
    You should expect to travel around 112 miles (180 km)  from Cologne to Antwerp by train.
    On average the Cologne to Antwerp train travel time is 2 h 38 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Some of the Cologne train stations to Antwerp you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Antwerp include Antwerp and Antwerp, Berchem Driekoningen.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Antwerp.

    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 Antwerp and need to travel approximately 0 miles (6 m) from the train station to the city center in Antwerp.

    For the best Cologne to Antwerp train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Cologne to Antwerp to compare what amenities they may offer.
    The average number of trains departing Cologne for Antwerp is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first train from Cologne to Antwerp at 6: 40 PM. The last train from Cologne to Antwerp that you can take departs at 6: 40 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Antwerp schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
    You can find trains to Antwerp from Cologne to cost on average $51 (€44) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Antwerp train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Cologne
    Antwerp
    Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your trip to Antwerp.
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    +49 2211411055
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
    Public transit options for Köln Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
    S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
    Bus lines: 172, 173
    Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
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    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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