Mechelen to Cologne train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Mechelen to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Jun 22

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

2 h 12 m

Average

2 h 12 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

173 km

Cheap train tickets from Mechelen to start from $63 with an average ticket price of $95.

The fastest train from Mechelen to takes 2h 12m in comparison to an average duration of 2h 12m and covers a distance of 173 km.

4 trains that leave Mechelen for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
06:03AM2h12
Mechelen
08:15AMCologne
$631One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:03AM2h12
Mechelen
11:15AMCologne
$761One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:03AM2h12
Mechelen
10:15AMCologne
$831One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:03AM2h12
Mechelen
09:15AMCologne
$1591One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Mechelen to Cologne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price$79 (€70)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or SNCB

Trains from Mechelen to Cologne cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route taking on average 2 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or SNCB. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $53 (€46), but the average price of train tickets is $79 (€70). Travelers depart most frequently from Mechelen and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and SNCB from Mechelen to Cologne trains

You can travel by train to Cologne from Mechelen with Deutsche Bahn and SNCB for as low as $54 (€47). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 Mechelen to Cologne train.

Train information from Mechelen to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 1 min
  • Cheapest Price: $54

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

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Mechelen 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 Mechelen to Cologne

FAQs: Travel by train from Mechelen 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 Mechelen to Cologne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Mechelen to Cologne can start from as little as $53 (€46) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Mechelen to Cologne is $79 (€70); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Mechelen to Cologne train travel time is 2 h 1 min   for the 107 mile (173 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Mechelen to Cologne leaves at 5: 58 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Mechelen to Cologne leaves at 9: 58 AM.
There are 6 trains a day from Mechelen to Cologne which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or SNCB. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the journey from Mechelen to Cologne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or SNCB. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Cologne from Mechelen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Mechelen, which is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 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 trip to Cologne from Mechelen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 1 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Mechelen to Cologne is October.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel to Cologne from Mechelen including taking a train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Mechelen and Cologne

Mechelen
Cologne
Mechelen is the most popular Mechelen 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 Mechelen for your trip to Cologne.
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Mechelen-NekkerspoelParkingATM
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