Cologne to Antwerp by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:15
  • Last train
    00:25
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 37m

Travelling from Cologne to Antwerp by train

The fastest trains from Cologne to Antwerp take around 2 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 180 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Antwerp.

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

We usually find around 16 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 usually run with a similar frequency on weekends. The duration is normally about 2 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Antwerp is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 06:25 and the last train is around 00:25. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:15, and the last at 00:49.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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 trains operate between Cologne and Antwerp?

More than one type of train 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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