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Trains Bruges to Cologne: Times, Prices and Tickets

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What's the best way to get from Bruges to Cologne? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Bruges to Cologne, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much will I pay for train tickets from Bruges to Cologne?

When you're traveling from Bruges to Cologne, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $ 65.57. You might be able to find prices as low as $ 31.05, but it all depends on how you travel. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

Bruges to Cologne by train

Best price $ 32.46
Journey duration 4 h 42 min
Connections per day 76
First departure 07:08
Last departure 22:19
Distance 162.8 mi
Departure Bruges
Arrival Cologne
Carriers Deutsche Bahn, Bahn

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Maximum price
$ 156.77

Bruges - Cologne


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$ 71.82

Saturday, August 6th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Brugge-St.-Pieters - Köln West
7:17pm - 2:00am
Deutsche Bahn
6h 43min
5 changes
CO2: 0.75kg
By Bus

$ 29.28

Friday, August 5th 2022
Bruges - Cologne Airport
2:00pm - 8:40pm
6h 40min
CO2: 9.23kg

How long will it take me to travel from Bruges to Cologne by train?

The distance between Bruges and Cologne is around 163.4 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 5 h 12 min. However, the fastest routes between Bruges and Cologne take 3 h 4 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

At what time of the day can I travel from Bruges to Cologne?

In general, the first departure of the day will leave Bruges at 06:53, and the last departure will leave at 22:19. However, it is important to remember that this is general information, and these journey times are not necessarily available every day. Timetables for each provider on the route from Bruges to Cologne can change from day to day or month to month. In particular, many providers offer different schedules on weekdays and weekends. Public holidays, local events, and seasonal timetables can also cause schedules to change.

Which stations are used when traveling from Bruges to Cologne?

When traveling from Belgium by train, you will be able to leave from stations like Brugge, Lissewege and Brugge-St.-Pieters. These routes will connect with stations including Heumarkt, Köln, Köln West, Köln Süd and Köln Hbf in Germany. An international journey may be complex and, depending on the cities you are traveling between, it could require a change during the route. Virail will show you which stations in Belgium andGermany have a direct connection between them, and which require an indirect journey. You may have to change along the way in order to get from your preferred station in Belgium to your arrival point in Germany.

In Bruges, departure stations include Brugge, Lissewege and Brugge-St.-Pieters. When you arrive in Cologne, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Heumarkt, Köln, Köln West, Köln Süd and Köln Hbf. Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Bruges to Cologne take place each day?

If you want to get from Bruges to Cologne, you can travel with providers such as Deutsche Bahn and Bahn. You will find a maximum number of 127 departures per day. On average, there are 69 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are direct journeys between Bruges and Cologne. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 69 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you.


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