How to travel from Mechelen to Cologne

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Travel Information from Mechelen to Cologne

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $44 (€40) • 2 h 1 min
carriersPopular travel companiesUnion Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 107 miles (173 km) from Mechelen to Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Union Ivkoni International or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Mechelen to Cologne.

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International travel from Mechelen, Belgium to Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Belgium?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if traveling from Mechelen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Mechelen and Cologne.

The current restriction level for returning to Mechelen, Belgium from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Mechelen, Belgium from Cologne, Germany?

Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Mechelen from Cologne?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Mechelen, Belgium regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 6/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Mechelen from Cologne here.

There are 4 ways to get from Mechelen to Cologne: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Mechelen to Cologne is by taking a ferry with an average price of $1 (€1).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

A ferry is $22 (€19) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Mechelen to Cologne costing on average $22 (€19).

Taking a ferry is usually $4 (€4) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $4 (€4) for the same trip.

Taking a ferry is usually $44 (€40) less than taking a train to Cologne, which costs on average $44 (€40) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Mechelen is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 1 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 5 h.

In comparison, getting to Cologne by flight can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Mechelen to Cologne distance is around 107 miles (173 km).

The average frequency per day from Mechelen to Cologne is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 7 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Mechelen to Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Mechelen to Cologne:

  • Trains mostly leave from Mechelen and tend to arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Mechelen to Cologne with Union Ivkoni International. Cheap tickets can be found for $22 (€19) with Union Ivkoni International from Mechelen to Cologne.
  • You can travel by train between Mechelen and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Mechelen to Cologne tickets for $44 (€40) on Omio.
Your trip from Mechelen to Cologne doesn't have to end in Cologne. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’d like to add Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels to your Mechelen to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!

Before traveling from Mechelen to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $22 (€19) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $4 (€4) one way for this route.
  • A ferry ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $44 (€40) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Mechelen to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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