Leuven to Cologne by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    06:26
  • Last train
    23:28
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 46m

Travelling from Leuven to Cologne by train

The fastest trains from Leuven to Cologne take around 1 hour and 46 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 158 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leuven and Cologne.

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

We usually find around 13 departures on the route from Leuven to Cologne 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 17 departures. The duration is normally about 1 hour and 46 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

On weekdays the earliest train to Cologne is usually scheduled to depart Leuven around 06:26 and the last train is around 23:28. This is the same at the weekend.

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

When to book Leuven to Cologne 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 Leuven to Cologne by train.

Which trains operate between Leuven and Cologne?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug

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

Find journey information for Cologne to Leuven

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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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