You can get from Brussels to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
To get from Brussels to Cologne on Dec 6 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||113 miles (182 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$17 - $23|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $17 (€14) • 3 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $23 (€19) • 1 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 113 miles (182 km) by bus or train to Cologne from Brussels. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Brussels to Cologne.
Travel from Brussels, Belgium to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Brussels to Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Brussels, Belgium from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Requirements for reentering Belgium:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Brussels, Belgium was last verified on 12/1/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to your planned date of travel to Brussels from Cologne.
There are 2 ways to travel between Brussels and Cologne including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Cologne:
Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $23 (€19) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Cologne from Brussels is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 50 min.
Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 3 h 30 min on average.
Cologne is approximately 113 miles (182 km) away from Brussels.
The average frequency per day from Brussels to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Brussels to Cologne as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Brussels to Cologne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Brussels to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Brussels to Cologne with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Cologne tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.
When planning your trip from Brussels to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Brussels to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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