The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Ghent is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 8 trains that leave Cologne for Ghent every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||140 miles (226 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$54 (€49)|
|Train frequency||9 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Thalys|
Trains from Cologne to Ghent cover the 140 miles (226 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $50 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $54 (€49). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Gent St Pieters.
Travel between Cologne and Ghent from $50 (€46) with Omio’s train partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Ghent from Cologne with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
It’s easy to book your Thalys train ticket from Cologne to Ghent online with Omio! Simply check the current Thalys train schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Cologne to Ghent as well as relevant travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard) for that train and book cheap Thalys train tickets online. Prices for Thalys trains to Ghent from Cologne start at $59 (€54) one-way if you book in advance, and you can expect to travel around 140 miles (226 km). If you search for Thalys trains in the Omio app, you can check straight away if the Thalys tickets are mobile tickets, which makes it easier than ever to go paperless when traveling by train to Ghent from Cologne. Let Omio do all the work for you finding the best Cologne to Ghent Thalys train ticket so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey!
Train information from Cologne to Ghent with 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 Ghent train.
Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Ghent train information:
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Ghent, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Ghent closer to your date of departure here
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Ghent 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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Ghent closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Ghent, your train can arrive in train stations including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Gent St Pieters.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Gent St Pieters, is located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city center of Ghent.
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