You can get from Cologne to Antwerp by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Antwerp on Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||112 miles (180 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$24 - $136|
|Fastest mode||Train • $136 (€124) • 2 h 23 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Thalys|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 112 miles (180 km) to Antwerp from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Antwerp.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry into Belgium:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Belgium has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey to Antwerp from Cologne.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways that you can travel between Cologne and Antwerp. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to go to Antwerp from Cologne is by taking a flight, which costs on average $24 (€22).
This is compared to other ways of getting to Antwerp:
A flight is generally $14 (€13) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $38 (€35) from Cologne to Antwerp.
Taking a flight is usually $112 (€102) less than taking a train to Antwerp, which costs on average $136 (€124) for the same trip.
The fastest way from Cologne to Antwerp is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 23 min.
There are alternative travel options to Antwerp that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 51 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Antwerp by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.
The distance is approximately 112 miles (180 km) from Cologne to Antwerp.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Antwerp is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Antwerp as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Antwerp:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Antwerp, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Antwerp with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Antwerp as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Antwerp from Cologne.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Antwerp, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Antwerp online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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