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Train Information between Ypres and Cologne

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Ypres to Cologne cover the 177 miles (285 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available.

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Trains from Ypres to Cologne
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Ypres, Belgium and Cologne, Germany allowed?

Travel between Ypres, 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 Ypres?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/15/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Ypres to Cologne as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Ypres, Belgium from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Ypres is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

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

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

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

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

Last checked on 9/14/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Ypres from Cologne here.

How far is Cologne from Ypres by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Cologne from Ypres by train to be approximately 177 miles (285 km).
What is the Ypres to Cologne train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (285 km) from Ypres to Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Ypres to Cologne train journey time is on average 3 h 7 min.
How many train services are there to Cologne from Ypres a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Ypres to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Ypres
Cologne
Ieper
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