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Train Information to Liège from Cologne

distanceDistance63 miles (102 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€37)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Cologne to Liège cover the 63 miles (102 km) long route taking on average 1 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $44 (€37), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Liège-Guillemins.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn and Thalys trains from Cologne to Liège

Deutsche Bahn and Thalys trains will get you between Cologne and Liège from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
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 Liège train.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Liège train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 1 min
  • Average Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Cologne and Liège and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Liège
Travel by train to Liège 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 Liège.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and Liège?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Liège, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Liège, Belgium?

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 11/25/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Liège as this information can change.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Liège, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Liège is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Liège restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Liège?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 11/28/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Liège closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap trains to Liège from Cologne cost?
Train tickets between Cologne and Liège for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train to Liège from Cologne?
The train price from Cologne to Liège is on average $44 (€37)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
What is the distance from Cologne to Liège by train?
You should expect to travel around 63 miles (102 km)  from Cologne to Liège by train.
How many hours is the train time from Cologne to Liège?
While the time it takes to travel 63 miles (102 km) between Cologne and Liège can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Liège train journey time is on average 1 h 1 min.
What station does the train from Cologne to Liège depart from? Which Liège train station do I come into from Cologne?

When taking the train between Cologne and Liège, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Liège-Guillemins, Liège-Palais and Liège-Jonfosse.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Liège-Guillemins.

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Liège train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Liège, called Liège-Guillemins, is located around 0.6 miles (1 km) away from its city center.

Which train companies can take me to Liège from Cologne?
For the best Cologne to Liège train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Liège to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains per day are there from Cologne to Liège?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Cologne to Liège. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Liège?
The first Cologne to Liège train departs at 6: 42 AM   and the last train from Cologne to Liège leaves at 6: 43 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Liège on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book train tickets from Cologne to Liège for the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Liège is on average $44 (€37) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Liège from Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Liège
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Liège.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
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