The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Courtrai is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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It's difficult to get from Cologne to Courtrai without transferring at least once.
|Distance||160 miles (258 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$83 (€72)|
|Train frequency||9 a day|
|Train providers||National Express, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Courtrai cover the 160 miles (258 km) long route taking on average 3 h 57 min with our travel partners like National Express, Thalys or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $83 (€72), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $71 (€62). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Kortrijk.
For as little as $71 (€62) you can travel by train from Cologne to Courtrai with National Express, Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Courtrai from Cologne with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Cologne to Courtrai train information with Thalys:
National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Cologne - Courtrai train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express from Cologne to Courtrai train information:
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 Courtrai train.
Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Courtrai train information:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Courtrai, 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 3/8/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Courtrai as this information can change.
Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Courtrai.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Kortrijk.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Courtrai, called Kortrijk, is located around 0.4 miles (711 m) away from its city center.
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