The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Brussels is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 51 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne for Brussels every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||113 miles (182 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$69 (€60)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 11 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||FlixBus, Eurostar, EuroNight or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Brussels cover the 113 miles (182 km) long route taking on average 1 h 51 min with our travel partners like FlixBus, Eurostar, EuroNight or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $40 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $69 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.
Travel from Cologne to Brussels from $40 (€35) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar and FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Cologne and Brussels in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from Cologne to Brussels, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln/Bonn Flughafen and Köln Messe/Deutz. When arriving in Brussels, you can end your journey in train stations like Bruxelles-Midi, Brussels-Nord and Bruxelles-Central.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bruxelles-Midi, located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city centre.
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