Fastest journey1hr 47m
Travelling from Cologne to Leuven by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Leuven take around 1 hour and 47 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Leuven.
Are there direct trains from Cologne to Leuven?
Journeys between Cologne and Leuven usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Cologne to Leuven 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 18 departures.
How long is the train journey from Cologne to Leuven?
The Cologne to Leuven train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 47 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
What are the Cologne to Leuven train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Leuven is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:15 and the last train is around 20:15. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:15, and the last at 20:45.
Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.
When to book Cologne to Leuven train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Leuven by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Leuven?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Leuven, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.