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Train Information from Cologne to Ostend

distanceDistance175 miles (283 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$44 (€35)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Cologne to Ostend cover the 175 miles (283 km) long route taking on average 3 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $30 (€24)], but the average price of train tickets is $44 (€35).

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Deutsche Bahn between Cologne and Ostend

Find the best trains between Cologne and Ostend with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $30 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 175 miles (283 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Cologne and Ostend. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Cologne and Ostend on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Ostend you can pay as low as $33 (€26).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Ostend
Travel by train to Ostend 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 Ostend.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Ostend from Cologne?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Ostend, 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:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Ostend, 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 7/29/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Ostend as this information can change.

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

Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Ostend?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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:

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

Last checked on 7/30/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Ostend.

How much do cheap trains to Ostend from Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Cologne to Ostend for as low as $30 (€24)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train to Ostend from Cologne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $44 (€35)  for a train ticket to Ostend from Cologne.
What is the distance from Cologne to Ostend by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Ostend is around 175 miles (283 km).
How long is a train between Cologne and Ostend on average?
While the time it takes to travel 175 miles (283 km) from Cologne to Ostend can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Ostend train journey time is on average 3 h 34 min.
What train providers offer a service from Cologne to Ostend?
If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Ostend, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Ostend. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Ostend journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Ostend? What time is the last train from Cologne to Ostend?
You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Ostend at 4: 44 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Ostend leaving at 6: 53 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Ostend train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
How early should I buy Cologne to Ostend train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book the Cologne to Ostend train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $44 (€35). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Ostend from Cologne. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Ostend
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