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Overview: Train from Cologne to Zaventem

distanceDistance107 miles (173 km)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Zaventem cover the 107 miles (173 km) long route with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Cologne, Germany to Zaventem, Belgium?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Zaventem, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Zaventem, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 24/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Zaventem from Cologne as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Germany from Zaventem, Belgium?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Zaventem is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Zaventem restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zaventem?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 24/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Zaventem closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance from Cologne to Zaventem via train?

The Cologne to Zaventem train distance is approximately 107 miles (173 km).

Which train station from Cologne to Zaventem do I depart from? Which Zaventem train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne train stations to Zaventem you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zaventem include Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Brussels Airport-Zaventem.

Where do I find the Cologne train station to Zaventem? Where is the Zaventem train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Brussels Airport-Zaventem and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Zaventem.

How many trains are there between Cologne and Zaventem a day?

On average, there are 10 trains a day from Cologne to Zaventem. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zaventem
Köln 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 Zaventem.
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Public transport options for Köln 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

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