Travel from BRU to CGN

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$29 | 3h 28min Bus$29 | 3h 28min Bus20 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$236
    4h 28min · 402 lb of CO2
  2. Bus$40
    4h 34min · 26 lb of CO2
  3. Train$43
    3h 47min · 42 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$16
    2h 15min · 26 lb of CO2

BRU airport Flights

bus tickets from BRU to CGN

$236 · 4h 28min
Various airlines
Oneway
About $236
Travel Duration
4h 28min

BRU airport Buses

bus tickets from Zaventem to Köln

$40 · 4h 34min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $40
Travel Duration
4h 34min

bus tickets from Brussels to Köln

$42 · 4h 46min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $42
Travel Duration
4h 46min

bus tickets from Zaventem to Bonn

$30 · 3h 39min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $30
Travel Duration
3h 39min

bus tickets from Zaventem to Cologne

$29 · 3h 28min
Various bus companies
Oneway
About $29
Travel Duration
3h 28min

BRU airport Trains

train tickets from Zaventem to Porz-Wahn

$45 · 3h 47min
Train
Train Tickets
About $45
Travel Duration
3h 47min
Zaventem - Nossegem
SNCB · 2h 19minICE 79
Aachen - Aachen Hbf
DB from Aachen Hbf to Porz-WahnDB · 1h 28minRE9
Cologne - Porz-Wahn

train tickets from Machelen to Porz-Wahn

$45 · 3h 52min
Train
Train Tickets
About $45
Travel Duration
3h 52min
Machelen - Buda
SNCB · 2h 24minICE 79
Aachen - Aachen Hbf
DB from Aachen Hbf to Porz-WahnDB · 1h 28minRE9
Cologne - Porz-Wahn

train tickets from Zaventem to Porz (Rhein)

$43 · 3h 39min
Train
Train Tickets
About $43
Travel Duration
3h 39min
Zaventem - Zaventem
SNCB · 2h 29minICE 79
Langerwehe - Langerwehe
DB from Langerwehe to Porz (Rhein)DB · 1h 10minRE9
Cologne - Porz (Rhein)

train tickets from Diegem to Porz-Wahn

$45 · 3h 51min
Train
Train Tickets
About $45
Travel Duration
3h 51min
Diegem - Diegem
SNCB · 2h 23minICE 79
Aachen - Aachen Hbf
DB from Aachen Hbf to Porz-WahnDB · 1h 28minRE9
Cologne - Porz-Wahn

Drive from BRU airport

Driving from BRU to CGN

$16 · 2h 15min

It's 116 miles between BRU to CGN. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 15min and 2h 22min from BRU to CGN under normal conditions. If traffic is heavy, it could take around 2h 29min and costs will only go up due to traffic and congestion to drive to CGN by car. In these situations, we would highly recommend public transit if available.

We estimate driving cost by using a 20 mpg fuel economy, fuel costing $2.70 per US gallon, the one-way cost of the drive, excluding tolls, may be about $15.

Our recommendation to CGN

Book as soon as you can, as there may be limited availability.

When to book trip from BRU to CGN?

On your trip from BRU to CGN, it is best to book as soon as possible. It won't necessarily help reduce your price by a large amount, but will ensure that you have a spot on the bus or train. Shuttle service may be available to CGN. If you're traveling with a large group, you should probably take a shuttle as it will reduce the price per person. Alternatively, there are shared shuttle services available. With this option, you'll want to book as soon as possible to allow the shuttle service enough time to coordinate your pickup and dropoff.

BRU to CGN Cologne - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from BRU to CGN. There are quite a few things to consider for each. On a positive note, be glad you have the choice! Further, whenever you avoid driving - you don't have to worry about parking, focusing on the road. Additionally - you can focus on reading, work, or just relax.

While buses have recently gotten bad coverage because of cleanliness of bus stations or winter time accidents, they are can be very convenient for travel. The best part about traveling by bus to CGN is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the BRU/CGN buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from BRU is to consider the time of travel and the density of the cities that you're traveling to. If you are traveling by bus between BRU and CGN during high traffic times, you can expect to have your trip altered significantly due to traffic. Further, if you are traveling during winter, the bus schedule might be thrown off due to inclimate winter weather. Be sure to plan accordingly!

The plus side of taking the train from BRU to CGN? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of CGN traffic can usually be on point. Moreover, you can usually expect your average concessions - such as food and drinks. Most trains have WiFi these days as well. The worst part about trains are the price. While the train to CGN is often cheaper than flying, they are generally more expensive than buses. Train prices are usually set and do not vary as much as bus prices or flights or so the likelihood of finding discounts is pretty rare.

What's the cheapest way from BRU to CGN?

The absolute cheapest way to travel from BRU to CGN is by bus. The bus costs $29 roughly and will take 3 hours 28 minutes.

Is there a train from BRU to CGN?

Yes, trains between BRU area and CGN, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 3 hours 47 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Zaventem, which is about 2 miles from BRU. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Aachen Hbf Aachen, Langerwehe.

How long does it take from BRU to CGN by car?

The total distance between BRU and CGN is 116 miles and will take you about 2 hours 15 minutes. By car with an average gas consumption rate of 20 mpg or gas costs alone will run you $16.

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DB from BRU to CGN
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