Cologne to Brussels Airport train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Brussels Airport

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Cheapest

49

Average

59

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

Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h05 08:47AMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
491One-way
Thalys
11:42AMCologne2h42 02:24PMBrussels Airport
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521One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h17 08:47AMBrussels Airport
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551One-way
Thalys
07:43AMCologne2h41 10:24AMBrussels Airport
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571One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:30AMCologne2h17 10:47AMBrussels Airport
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591One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Brussels Airport

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, January 31
Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h17 08:47AMBrussels Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h05 08:47AMBrussels Airport
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Thalys
07:43AMCologne2h41 10:24AMBrussels Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
08:30AMCologne2h17 10:47AMBrussels Airport
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Thalys
11:42AMCologne2h42 02:24PMBrussels Airport
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Deutsche Bahn
06:40PMCologne2h07 08:47PMBrussels Airport
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Brussels Airport

Showing times and prices for Jan 31

Fastest Journey

2 h 5 m

Average

2 h 21 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

173 km

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

Deutsche Bahn
06:42AMCologne2h05 08:47AMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
491One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:40PMCologne2h07 08:47PMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
831One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h17 08:47AMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
551One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:30AMCologne2h17 10:47AMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
591One-way
Thalys
07:43AMCologne2h41 10:24AMBrussels Airport
0 transfers
571One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Brussels Airport

distanceDistance107 miles (172 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Brussels Airport cover the 107 miles (172 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $61 (€53), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€33).

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Brussels Airport trains

You can travel by train between Cologne and Brussels Airport with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $38 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Brussels Airport from Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as 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 required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

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

    Thalys is one of the best options when traveling by train between Cologne and Brussels Airport. Omio quickly shows you current Thalys train schedules for the Cologne - Brussels Airport trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy train tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance from Cologne to Brussels Airport is around 107 miles (172 km) and the cheapest Thalys one-way ticket you can book starts at $48 (€42). As you check the latest Cologne to Brussels Airport train schedule from Thalys for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Brussels Airport safely. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Thalys ticket to Brussels Airport from Cologne so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

    Train information from Cologne to Brussels Airport with Thalys:

    • Average Duration: 1 h 51 min
    • Thalys frequency: 4 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Brussels Airport

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Brussels Airport 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 Brussels Airport.
    FAQs

    Travel between Cologne, Germany and Brussels Airport, 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 Brussels Airport, 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 Brussels Airport as this information can change.

    The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Brussels Airport is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return train into Cologne from Brussels Airport restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

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

    Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Brussels Airport closer to your date of departure here here.

    Train tickets to Brussels Airport from Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $38 (€33)  one way in the next 7 days.
    The Cologne to Brussels Airport train ticket price is on average $61 (€53)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next week.
    The train distance from Cologne to Brussels Airport is around 107 miles (172 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (172 km) from Cologne to Brussels Airport can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Brussels Airport train journey time is on average 2 h 5 min.
    For the best Cologne to Brussels Airport train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Brussels Airport from Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.
    On average, there are 4 trains a day from Cologne to Brussels Airport. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Brussels Airport at 4: 41 PM   or take the last train from Cologne to Brussels Airport leaving at 4: 41 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Brussels Airport train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Brussels Airport from Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $61 (€53) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Brussels Airport a few months in advance.

    Trains departing from Cologne

    Distance from Cologne to city center
    Distance from Cologne to city center
    1.1 miles (1.7 km)
    Ticket Office Hours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
    How to get to this station?
    How to get to this station?
    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
    Nearest Airport
    Nearest Airport
    Cologne/Bonn Airport
    9 miles (15 km)
    How to get to nearest airport?
    How to get to nearest airport?
    Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
    Amenities at station
    Wifi
    Wifi
    Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
    ATM
    ATM
    There are various ATMs around the station.
    Lockers
    Lockers
    There are luggage lockers in the station.
    Parking
    Parking
    Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
    Shopping
    Shopping
    Dining
    Dining
    Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
    Car Rentals
    Car Rentals
    Avis | Europcar | SIXT
    Information Desk
    Information Desk
    One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
    Accessibility
    Accessibility
    Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

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