Cologne to Antwerp by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    05:25
  • Last train
    00:49
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m

Travelling from Cologne to Antwerp by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Antwerp take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 181 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Antwerp.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Antwerp?

Journeys between Cologne and Antwerp usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Cologne to Antwerp every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 23 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Antwerp?

The Cologne to Antwerp train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Antwerp train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Antwerp is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:25 and the last train is around 00:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 05:25, and the last at 00:49.

When to book Cologne to Antwerp train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Antwerp by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Antwerp?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Antwerp, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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