|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||€12 - €55|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • €12 • 6 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • €28 • 3 h 9 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 262 km by coach, flight or train between Bruges and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 9 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €12. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Bruges to Cologne.
International travel from Bruges, Belgium to Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 2/21/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey from Bruges to Cologne.
The current restriction level for returning to Bruges, Belgium from Germany is: Unrestricted.
Reentering Belgium is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travellers returning to Belgium must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bruges from Cologne here.
You can travel from Bruges to Cologne 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Bruges to Cologne is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €12 compared to other travel options to Cologne:
A coach is about €43 less than a flight, which costs on average €55 for this trip.
A coach is about €17 less than a train, which costs on average €28 for this trip.
The quickest way to travel from Bruges to Cologne is by train, which takes on average 3 h 9 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 20 min of travel time.
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The distance between Bruges and Cologne is around 262 km.
The average frequency per day from Bruges to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Bruges to Cologne as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Bruges to Cologne:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bruges to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available between Bruges and Cologne with the following travel operators:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Cologne from Bruges.
Before travelling from Bruges to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Bruges to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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