Leuven to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Leuven to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 48 m

Average

2 h 2 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

158 km

Cheap train tickets from Leuven to start from $84 with an average ticket price of $84.

The fastest train from Leuven to takes 1h 48m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 2m and covers a distance of 158 km.

6 trains that leave Leuven for every day with It's difficult to get from Leuven to Cologne without transferring at least once. travelling directly.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
12:27PM1h48
Leuven station
02:15PMCologne Hbf
$841One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
07:58AM2h17
Heverlee
10:15AMCologne Hbf
$841One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
10:27AM1h48
Leuven station
12:15PMCologne Hbf
$841One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
11:58AM2h17
Heverlee
02:15PMCologne Hbf
$841One-way
2 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:27AM1h48
Leuven station
10:15AMCologne Hbf
$841One-way
1 transfer

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Overview: Train from Leuven to Cologne

distanceDistance97 miles (157 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Eurostar or SNCB

Trains from Leuven to Cologne cover the 97 miles (157 km) long route taking on average 1 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or SNCB. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $57 (€50), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $38 (€33). Travelers depart most frequently from Leuven and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

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

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn and Thalys train tickets from Leuven to Cologne from $33 (€28) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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 Leuven to Cologne train.

Leuven to Cologne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: $33

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Leuven to Cologne

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Leuven to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Leuven to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Leuven to Cologne 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 Leuven to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Leuven to Cologne can start from as little as $38 (€33) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Leuven to Cologne is $57 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The average journey time by train from Leuven to Cologne is 1 h 48 min   to travel the 97 mile (157 km) long trip, with around there are 10 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Leuven to Cologne leaves at 6: 26 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Leuven to Cologne leaves at 9: 36 PM.
There are 10 trains a day from Leuven to Cologne which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Cologne. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Leuven to Cologne.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Leuven to Cologne takes around 1 h 48 min.
For the best Leuven to Cologne train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Eurostar or SNCB. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Cologne from Leuven to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 36 PM.

When departing from Leuven, you have various train station options to start your route from including Leuven and Leuven. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your trip in train stations like Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Leuven, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Cologne Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Cologne from Leuven is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 48 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Leuven to Cologne by train is October.
You have options as you can travel to Cologne from Leuven 2 different ways: train or bus.

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