Cologne to Zaventem train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Zaventem

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Cheapest

33

Average

44

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Zaventem is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Thalys
04:59AMCologne3h09 08:08AMZaventem
0 transfers
331One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h23 08:53AMZaventem
0 transfers
541One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Zaventem

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Thalys
04:59AMCologne3h09 08:08AMZaventem
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Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h23 08:53AMZaventem
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Zaventem

Showing times and prices for Jan 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 23 m

Average

2 h 46 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

174 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Zaventem every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
06:30AMCologne2h23 08:53AMZaventem
0 transfers
541One-way
Thalys
04:59AMCologne3h09 08:08AMZaventem
0 transfers
331One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Zaventem

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Cologne to Zaventem cover the 107 miles (173 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $39 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

Train companies: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Zaventem trains

For as little as $37 (€32) you can travel by train to Zaventem from Cologne with Thalys and Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn
Thalys

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Cologne and Zaventem. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train from Cologne to Zaventem with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

    If you're looking for cheap Thalys tickets from Cologne to Zaventem, check out Omio! With one-way Cologne to Zaventem train ticket prices starting as low as $40 (€35) when you book in advance, we'll help you get to Zaventem from Cologne by showing you the latest Thalys offers, train schedules and tickets for this 107 miles (173 km) route. You can also review relevant ticket information for each class fare available on this journey, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard with Thalys. If you search for Thalys tickets between Cologne and Zaventem in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can go paperless when taking the train. Whether you're looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train to Zaventem from Cologne on offer, Omio makes it easier than ever for you to find that perfect train with Thalys so you can enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey.

    Thalys from Cologne to Zaventem train information:

    • Average Duration: 2 h 26 min
    • Thalys frequency: 3 a day

    Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Zaventem

    Travel Tips: Travel by train to Zaventem 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 Zaventem.
    FAQs

    Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Zaventem, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Zaventem from Cologne restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

    The above information was last checked on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zaventem from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

    The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Zaventem is: Unrestricted.

    Is my return train into Cologne from Zaventem restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Zaventem closer to your date of departure here here.

    Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne to Zaventem for the next 7 days starting from $37 (€32)  one way.
    The train price from Cologne to Zaventem is on average $39 (€34)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    The Cologne to Zaventem train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
    The Cologne to Zaventem train duration is on average 2 h 13 min, which is to be expected when traveling 107 miles (173 km) from Cologne to Zaventem. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking the train to Zaventem from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your route can end in train stations such as Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem.

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Zaventem most often arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

    If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Zaventem, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Zaventem. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Zaventem journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of trains departing Cologne for Zaventem is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest train for this route departs from Cologne at 6: 44 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 6: 43 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Zaventem and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase the Cologne to Zaventem train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $39 (€34). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cologne to Zaventem. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this connection

    Cologne
    Zaventem
    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 Zaventem.
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    +49 2211411055
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    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
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    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
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    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
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