You can get from Cologne to Brussels by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Brussels on Feb 05 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||113 miles (182 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$16 - $83|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $16 (€14) • 4 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $83 (€72) • 1 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Thalys|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 113 miles (182 km) to Brussels from Cologne. 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 $16 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Cologne to Brussels.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Brussels, Belgium is: Unrestricted.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Belgium has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 1/9/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Brussels closer to your planned date of departure here.
Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 1/24/23. 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 Cologne from Brussels.
There are 4 ways to travel between Cologne and Brussels including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Cologne and Brussels is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€14).
This is compared to other travel options to Brussels:
A bus is $67 (€58) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Cologne to Brussels costing on average $83 (€72).
The quickest way to travel from Cologne to Brussels is by train, which takes on average 1 h 50 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 30 min on average.
The distance from Cologne to Brussels is approximately 113 miles (182 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Brussels is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Brussels from Cologne 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 from Cologne to Brussels:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Brussels, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Brussels with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Brussels as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Brussels from Cologne.
When planning your trip from Cologne to Brussels, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Brussels online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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