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Train Information from Zaventem to Cologne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day

Trains from Zaventem to Cologne cover the 107 miles (173 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 54 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Zaventem, Belgium by train?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Zaventem restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Zaventem closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Belgium from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Zaventem 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 Zaventem, 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 10/24/21. 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 Zaventem from Cologne here.

How much are cheap trains between Zaventem and Cologne?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Zaventem for as low as $36 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Zaventem to Cologne?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zaventem to Cologne train price to come in at an average of $42 (€34)  one way.
How far is Zaventem to Cologne by train?
The Zaventem to Cologne train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).
What is the Zaventem to Cologne train travel time?
While the time it takes to travel 107 miles (173 km) to Cologne from Zaventem can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zaventem to Cologne train journey time is on average 1 h 54 min.
When traveling by train from Zaventem to Cologne, which train station in Zaventem do I depart from and which train station in Cologne do I arrive in?

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

Omio customers book a train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Zaventem train station located? Where is the Cologne train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Brussels Airport-Zaventem, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Zaventem.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Cologne.

How many train services are there between Zaventem and Cologne a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Zaventem to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
How early should I book Zaventem to Cologne train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Zaventem and Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $42 (€34) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Zaventem to Cologne a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zaventem
Cologne
Brussels Airport-Zaventem is the most popular Zaventem 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 Zaventem for your trip to Cologne.