Cologne to Leuven train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Leuven is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
07:421h48
Cologne
09:30Leuven
£321One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:421h48
Cologne
10:30Leuven
£421One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
16:431h47
Cologne
18:30Leuven
£551One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
06:441h46
Cologne
08:30Leuven
£551One-way
0 changes

Train timetableCologne to Leuven

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 16 June
Deutsche Bahn
08:421h48
Cologne
10:30Leuven
0 changes
Eurostar
16:431h47
Cologne
18:30Leuven
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:421h48
Cologne
09:30Leuven
0 changes
Eurostar
06:441h46
Cologne
08:30Leuven
0 changes

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Train times from Cologne to Leuven

Showing times and prices for 16 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 46 m

Average

1 h 47 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

158 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne for Leuven every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Eurostar
06:441h46
Cologne
08:30Leuven
£551One-way
0 changes
Eurostar
16:431h47
Cologne
18:30Leuven
£551One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:421h48
Cologne
10:30Leuven
£421One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:421h48
Cologne
09:30Leuven
£321One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Leuven

distanceDistance97 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price£43 (€49)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Eurostar

Trains from Cologne to Leuven cover the 97 miles long route taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £29, but the average price of train tickets is £43. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Leuven.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCF (3) trains Cologne to Leuven

Find the best trains between Cologne and Leuven with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and SNCF (3) from £24. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the BahnCard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Leuven from Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Leuven train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 17 min
  • Cheapest Price: £24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

FAQs: Cologne to Leuven train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Leuven easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Leuven.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Leuven can start from as little as £29 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Leuven is £43; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Cologne to Leuven is on average 1 h 46 min   for the 97 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Leuven by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Leuven leaves at 04: 44. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Leuven leaves at 16: 43.
There are 10 trains a day from Cologne to Leuven which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Leuven. Take the fast train with Eurostar from Cologne to Leuven.
The high-speed Eurostar train from Cologne to Leuven takes 1 h 46 min   on average.
Take the Cologne to Leuven train with Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Cologne to Leuven as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your route from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Leuven, you can end your journey in train stations like Leuven and Leuven.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Leuven, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Leuven from Cologne is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 46 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Cologne to Leuven by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 2 ways to travel from Cologne to Leuven including taking a train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Leuven

Cologne
Leuven
Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Leuven.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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