How to get from Ostend to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Ostend to Cologne is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||175 miles (283 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$18 - $63|
|Fastest mode||Train • $63 (€54) • 4 h 26 min|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 175 miles (283 km) by bus or train between Ostend and Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Ostend to Cologne.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $76 (€66). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar travel travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed travel service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel to Cologne from Ostend in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar travel from Ostend to Cologne, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).
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.
There are 2 options to travel to Cologne from Ostend including taking a bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Ostend to Cologne is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $18 (€16) compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A bus is $44 (€39) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Ostend to Cologne costing on average $63 (€54).
The distance is approximately 175 miles (283 km) from Ostend to Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Ostend to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Ostend and 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 from Ostend to Cologne:
The following travel companies offer services from Ostend to Cologne: