Cologne to Brussels by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:44
  • Last train
    19:43
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 43m

Travelling from Cologne to Brussels by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Brussels take around 1 hour and 43 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 185 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Brussels.

Are there direct trains from Cologne to Brussels?

Direct trains from Cologne to Brussels have been found.

We usually find around 15 direct trains on the route from Cologne to Brussels every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

How long is the train journey from Cologne to Brussels?

The Cologne to Brussels train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 43 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Cologne to Brussels train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Brussels is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 06:44 and the last train is around 19:43. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:44, and the last at 19:45.

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

When to book Cologne to Brussels train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 12 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 Brussels by train.

Which train companies operate between Cologne and Brussels?

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

  • ICE
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • 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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