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Overview: Train from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne

distanceDistance122 miles (197 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne cover the 122 miles (197 km) long route taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Sint-Niklaas and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne trains

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Deutsche Bahn

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 Sint-Niklaas to Cologne train.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets to Cologne from Sint-Niklaas due to the coronavirus:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne

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    FAQs

    Is travel by train currently allowed from Sint-Niklaas, Belgium to Cologne, Germany?

    Travel between Sint-Niklaas, Belgium and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Sint-Niklaas?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • 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?

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 1/26/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne as this information can change.

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

    Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Partially open.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Sint-Niklaas from Cologne?

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

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

    What are the safety rules to follow in Sint-Niklaas, Belgium?

    The government of Belgium 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 1/24/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Sint-Niklaas from Cologne.

    What is the distance between Sint-Niklaas and Cologne by train?

    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Sint-Niklaas and Cologne by train to be approximately 122 miles (197 km).

    How long is a train to Cologne from Sint-Niklaas on average?

    On average the Sint-Niklaas to Cologne train time is 2 h 49 min  covering the 122 miles (197 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    What train station in Sint-Niklaas goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Sint-Niklaas?

    Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Sint-Niklaas   to Köln Hbf.

    Where is the train station in Sint-Niklaas? Where is the train station in Cologne?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Sint-Niklaas, which is located around 0.5 miles (774 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne?

    For the best Sint-Niklaas to Cologne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Cologne from Sint-Niklaas to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Sint-Niklaas
    Cologne
    The major railway station for departures from Sint-Niklaas is Sint-Niklaas. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Sint-Niklaas for your journey from Sint-Niklaas to Cologne.