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Cologne to Antwerp by train

The journey from Cologne to Antwerp by train is 112.42 mi and takes 4 hr 7 min. There are 3 connections per day, with the first departure at 6:13 AM and the last at 6:43 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Antwerp by train for as little as $16.40 or as much as $117.35. The best price for this journey is $16.40.

Lowest Price$16.40
Journey Duration4 hr 7 min
Connection per Day3
Lowest Price$16.40
Highest Price$117.35
First Departure6:13 AM
Last Departure6:43 PM
Distance112.42 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalAntwerp
CarriersFlixTrain, FlixBusMore

Cologne to Antwerp Train Times

Departure date
Thursday, Apr 18, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Cologne to Antwerp by train?

The prices for train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp will cost $16.40. The average train ticket price is approximately $63.94. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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The prices for train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. The average train ticket price is approximately $63.94. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Antwerp by train?

The average journey time is 4 hr 7 min. This is how long it takes to cross the 112.42 mi from Cologne to Antwerp. When planning your journey, remember that delays are a possibility. Some unplanned events could cause your journey from Cologne to Antwerp to take longer than 4 hr 7 min. The journey from Cologne to Antwerp covers a distance of 112.42 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 4 hr 7 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 3 hr 7 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Cologne to Antwerp faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

When do departures from Cologne to Antwerp leave?

The first daily departure from Cologne to Antwerp leaves at 6:13 AM, while the last journey of the day sets out at 6:43 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Cologne and Antwerp. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking. The first departure of the night from Cologne to Antwerp leaves at 6:13 AM, while the last journey sets out at 6:43 PM. These are according to the standard schedules for the route between Cologne and Antwerp. However, different providers' timetables can vary from day to day or month to month, so these particular departures may not be available every day. Some providers may change their schedules on public holidays and weekends, or during the summer months. Check your travel dates when making your booking.

Which stations can I use to travel from Cologne to Antwerp?

You will be able to leave Cologne by using stations such as Cologne Bonn Airport,Koeln Messe/deutz,Köln, Hbf,Köln-Mülheim . These connect you to stations including Hoboken Polder,ANTWERP,Antwerp - Berchem,Antwerpen-Centraal,Antwerpen Centraal in Antwerp. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Cologne or in Antwerp, for your convenience while traveling.

How many daily journeys are there from Cologne to Antwerp?

The route from Cologne to Antwerp is served by providers including . From this list of transport providers, there are up to departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Cologne 3 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Cologne to Antwerp, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 0 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 3 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Antwerp. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Antwerp, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Antwerp.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Cologne to Antwerp

The cheapest Cologne - Antwerp train tickets can be found for as low as $13.32 if you’re lucky, or $27.78 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $49.57.

Find the best day to travel to Antwerp by train

When travelling to Antwerp by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurostar is a high-speed passenger train service connecting London with several cities in mainland Europe, including Paris, Brussels, and Amsterdam. Launched in 1994, Eurostar has since established itself as a popular mode of transportation for leisure and business travelers. With speeds reaching up to 300 km/h, Eurostar trains offer a fast and environmentally-friendly.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

<p><strong>Brand Update: Thalys Transforms into Eurostar!</strong> Thalys has rebranded as Eurostar after a merger, retaining its red trains and schedules, now with an Eurostar logo. Thalys is a high-speed train operator serving in France, Belgium, Germany, and the Netherlands. Following its merger with Eurostar, the service will now be available in these countries as well as in the UK.<br>Thalys trains operate at high speeds, reaching speeds of up to 300 km/h, making them one of the fastest and most convenient ways to travel between cities in the region. The trains have modern amenities, including comfortable seating, Wi-Fi, and on-board dining options, making them a popular choice for both business and leisure travelers.</p>

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Antwerp

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Eurostar, FlixTrain and Thalys when traveling from Cologne to Antwerp.

Standard

Eurostar Standard tickets are for budget-conscious travelers and the most widely available and affordable option. However, they have limited flexibility
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Standard Premier

Eurostar Standard Premier tickets offer a premium economy experience, ideal for work in quiet and comfort, but at a higher cost than Standard. This ticket includes extra legroom, complimentary meals, and access to magazines.
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Business Premier

Business Premier tickets are Eurostar's first-class option with top-level comfort and flexibility, but also the most expensive. With this ticket, you will have spacious seating, delectable meals served at your seat, access to exclusive lounges, and dedicated assistance.
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Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Standard

With The Standard ticket, you can get a budget-friendly second class seat with advanced booking. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Comfort

You can get a first class seat with The Comfort fare. Free exchange until 7 days before departure and refundable until 7 days before departure, non-refundable after.
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Premium

You can travel with a customized rate with full service benefits of the Premium fare. Experience a comfortable journey and maximum flexibility to make changes or cancel up until the last minute.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Business Premier travelers and Eurostar™ carte blanche holders enjoy free wi-fi in lounges at select stations. Free wi-fi vouchers are available at Ashford's information desk. All trains also provide free wi-fi, connect via EurostarTrainsWiFi.
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Starting September 2012, a quiet coach option is available for Business and Standard Premier travelers at no extra cost.
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Every seat features UK and European power sockets. Business Premier and Standard Premier also include USB sockets.
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Your Eurostar ticket allows you to take a generous amount of luggage on board with no weight restrictions. You can carry two suitcases and one hand-held item, all labeled properly, as long as they don't exceed 85 cm in length. Baby strollers and pushchairs are allowed on board. You can also bring your bike or musical instrument, which will count as one of your two medium-sized luggage pieces as long as it is in a carrying case under 85 cm in length.
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Assistance for travelers with disabilities or the elderly is available at all stations. The type of assistance varies by location. Pre-booking at least 24 hours in advance is recommended, with a 60-minute prior arrival if not pre-booked.
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Café Métropole aboard Eurostar trains offers discounts for reusable cups. Unsold food is donated to Olio, benefiting London communities. Food in Standard Premier: Standard Premier offers international dishes throughout the day. Breakfast features fruits, pastries, and more until 10:14. After 10:15, enjoy a light meal, dessert, and drinks. Food in Business Premier: Business Premier's menu is curated by Michelin-starred chef Raymond Blanc OBE. Drinks, from tea to champagne, are available throughout the journey.
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Fresh air is constantly drawn in and filtered throughout the journey.
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Got a musical instrument or guitar under 85 cm? You can include it as part of your luggage on Eurostar. If you have a boxed bike, reserve a spot by reaching out to the Eurostar travel service (available on select trains). Folding and children's bikes under 85 cm are welcome, but they should be in a protective bag. Heads up: e-scooters and hoverboards are a no-go. Plus, you can bring along a pair of skis or a snowboard in addition to your luggage
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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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All Thalys trains feature free WiFi. Plus, expect steady 3G or 4G coverage for most routes.
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All seats in every class have 2-pin, 220v power sockets to meet your charging needs.
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When traveling with Thalys, your ticket includes the privilege of carrying one hand luggage item and two larger bags, which must not exceed the dimensions of 75x53x70 cm. There is no weight limit specified, however, it's important to ensure that your baggage is within your personal handling capacity. The bags must be stored in the designated area on the train for the duration of the journey.
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For boarding assistance, please alert Thalys ahead of time. They accommodate wheelchairs adhering to specific dimensions: max 70 cm width, 120 cm height, 150 cm turning circle diameter, and a combined weight of 300 kg for passenger and luggage.
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In Standard and Comfort Class, the Thalys Welcome Bar awaits with an array of snacks. Opt to pre-order using your device for swift collection. Traveling Premium? Delight in Chef Frank Fol's gourmet meal served directly to your seat on journeys exceeding 50 minutes.
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Every Thalys train ensures a cool journey with onboard air-conditioning.
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On Thalys, you can bring a non-folding bike if it's disassembled and in a bag under 135 x 85 x 30 cm. Folding bikes? Just make sure they're within 75 x 53 x 30 cm, and it'll be considered as regular luggage. Got skis? Pop them in a case that's less than 3 m and under 32 kg.
Services on board FlixTrain, FlixBus and Thalys from Cologne to Antwerp
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Antwerp by train.
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Cologne to Antwerp CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
12.67kg
Bus
13.57kg
Flight
36.19kg
Car
28.95kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Cologne to Antwerp by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Cologne and Antwerp are 12.67kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Cologne and Antwerp? By taking the train between Cologne and Antwerp you will save 23.52kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.9kg compared to a bus and 16.28kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Antwerp?
A train ticket from Cologne to Antwerp is $63.94. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $16.40.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Antwerp?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Antwerp is $16.40. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Antwerp by train?
Cologne to Antwerp is 112.42 mi.
How long does the train between Cologne and Antwerp take?
Cologne to Antwerp is on average 4 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 7 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Antwerp?
The train journey from Cologne to Antwerp is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain, FlixBus, Thalys, Eurostar and DB - Intercity.
How many train connections per day go from Cologne to Antwerp?
Cologne to Antwerp has 3 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Cologne to Antwerp leave?
The earliest train from Cologne to Antwerp departs at 6:13 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Cologne to Antwerp depart?
The latest train from Cologne to Antwerp departs at 6:43 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Antwerp in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $16.40 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Antwerp by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Cologne and Antwerp is 3 hr 7 min.
Is there a direct train from Cologne to Antwerp?
Yes, there is a direct train between Cologne and Antwerp.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Antwerp by train?
The train journey from Cologne to Antwerp creates 12.67kg of CO2 emissions.

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