The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Charleroi is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 58 m
3 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 7 trains that leave Cologne for Charleroi every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||115 miles (185 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$54 (€47)|
|Train frequency||21 a day|
|Train providers||Eurostar, Intercity or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Charleroi cover the 115 miles (185 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like Eurostar, Intercity or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $54 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $49 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Charleroi-Sud.
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Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains to Charleroi from Cologne. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.
When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Charleroi, you can end your trip in train stations like Charleroi-Sud, Charleroi-Ouest and Charleroi, Marchienne-Au-Pont Est.
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 Charleroi-Sud, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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