How to travel from Schaerbeek to Cologne

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Travel Information between Schaerbeek and Cologne

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 3 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 112 miles (180 km) by bus or train from Schaerbeek to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 40 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Schaerbeek to Cologne.

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International travel from Schaerbeek, Belgium to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Belgium?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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 5/24/22; 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 from Schaerbeek to Cologne.

Return travel to Schaerbeek, Belgium from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Belgium from Germany?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Belgium from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Belgium:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Belgium?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Belgium to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Schaerbeek, Belgium was last verified on 5/23/22. 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 Schaerbeek from Cologne.

There are 2 ways to get from Schaerbeek to Cologne: bus or train.

The cheapest way to get from Schaerbeek to Cologne is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is about $18 (€16) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€26) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Schaerbeek is by bus with an average travel time of 3 h 40 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 51 min.

The Schaerbeek to Cologne distance is around 112 miles (180 km).

The average frequency per day from Schaerbeek to Cologne is:

  • Around 8 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to Cologne from Schaerbeek 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 Schaerbeek to Cologne:

  • Buses from Schaerbeek to Cologne most often leave from Schaerbeek, Place Simon Bolivar (Gare Du Nord) and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
  • Trains from Schaerbeek to Cologne most often leave from Station Brussel-Schaarbeek and arrive in Köln Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Schaerbeek to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Cologne by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Schaerbeek to Cologne for $11 (€10) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Cologne by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Schaerbeek to Cologne tickets on Omio for $29 (€26).
Your trip from Schaerbeek 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 Schaerbeek to Cologne tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Cologne today!

When planning your trip from Schaerbeek to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $11 (€10) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $29 (€26) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Schaerbeek to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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