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.
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2 h 5 m
2 h 21 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||107 miles (172 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 5 min|
|Average train ticket price||$61 (€53)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Thalys 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).
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 (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:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Brussels Airport, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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