How to travel from Charleroi to Cologne

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from Charleroi to Cologne

How to get from Charleroi to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Charleroi to Cologne is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Cologne from Charleroi

distanceDistance115 miles (185 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$16 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 3 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $30 (€26) • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 115 miles (185 km) by train or bus from Charleroi to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Charleroi to Cologne.

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All travel companies: Train and Bus from Charleroi to Cologne

Travel on FlixBus, Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar travel from Charleroi to Cologne at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Eurostar is a high-speed train company operating in Europe, connecting the UK, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, and Germany including trains to Cologne from Charleroi. It offers a range of services, including Eurostar e320, Eurostar e300, and Eurostar International. The Eurostar e320 is the fastest service, travelling at up to 320 km/h, while the Eurostar e300 is slightly slower, travelling at up to 300 km/h. Both services offer comfortable seating, free Wi-Fi, and power sockets. Eurostar International is a slower service, travelling at up to 160 km/h, but it offers a more luxurious experience with larger seats and more onboard facilities. Eurostar offers a range of ticket types, including Standard, Standard Premier, and Business Premier. Standard tickets are the most affordable, while Business Premier tickets offer the most luxurious experience. The most popular routes for Eurostar are London to Paris, London to Brussels, and London to Amsterdam. All of these routes offer a fast and convenient way to travel between the UK and mainland Europe.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Charleroi to Cologne

      FAQs: Travel 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 Charleroi to Cologne.

      There are 2 options to travel between Charleroi and Cologne including taking a train or bus.

      The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Charleroi is by taking a bus, which costs on average $16 (€14).

      This is compared to other ways of getting from Charleroi to Cologne:

      A bus is $14 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Charleroi to Cologne costing on average $30 (€26).

      The fastest way from Charleroi to Cologne is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 51 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Cologne that take longer:

      Getting to Cologne by bus takes 3 h 25 min on average.

      Cologne is approximately 115 miles (185 km) away from Charleroi.

      The average frequency per day from Charleroi to Cologne is:

      • Around 2 buses per day.
      • 8 trains per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Charleroi and Cologne as scheduled services by train or bus can vary by season or day of the week.

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Charleroi to Cologne:

      • Most travelers take a bus from Charleroi, Rue de la Villette (Charleroi-Sud) to Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Most travelers board their train from Charleroi-Sud and arrive in Cologne Hbf.

      Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Charleroi to Cologne:

      • You can go to Cologne from Charleroi by bus with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $16 (€14) with FlixBus from Charleroi to Cologne on Omio.
      • You can take a train from Charleroi to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, Thalys, PKP Intercity, Eurostar or SNCB. Cheap tickets can be found for $30 (€26) with Eurostar from Charleroi to Cologne.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Charleroi to Cologne with the following travel companies:

      • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Cologne with FlixBus.

      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 route.

      Omio customers who travel from Charleroi to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.

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