Travel from CGN to BRU

cheapest quickest Eco-Friendly
Bus$29 | 3h 28min Train$42 | 3h 24min Bus20 lb of CO2
  1. Flight$236
    4h 28min · 402 lb of CO2
  2. Train$42
    3h 31min · 39 lb of CO2
  3. Bus$40
    4h 34min · 26 lb of CO2
  4. Drive$16
    2h 15min · 26 lb of CO2

CGN airport Flights

bus tickets from CGN to BRU

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

CGN airport Trains

train tickets from Porz-Wahn to Zaventem

$43 · 3h 31min
Train
Train Tickets
About $43
Travel Duration
3h 31min
Cologne - Porz-Wahn
DB from Porz-Wahn to LangerweheDB · 1h 11minRE9
Langerwehe - Langerwehe
SNCB · 2h 20minICE 79
Zaventem - Brussels-Airport-Zaventem

train tickets from Porz-Wahn to Machelen

$42 · 3h 28min
Train
Train Tickets
About $42
Travel Duration
3h 28min
Cologne - Porz-Wahn
DB from Porz-Wahn to Düren AnnakirmesplatzDB · 1h 4minRE9
Langerwehe - Langerwehe
SNCB · 2h 24minICE 79
Machelen - Buda

train tickets from Porz (Rhein) to Zaventem

$42 · 3h 24min
Train
Train Tickets
About $42
Travel Duration
3h 24min
Cologne - Porz (Rhein)
DB from Porz (Rhein) to Düren AnnakirmesplatzDB · 1h 3minRE9
Langerwehe - Langerwehe
SNCB · 2h 20minICE 79
Zaventem - Brussels-Airport-Zaventem

train tickets from Porz-Wahn to Diegem

$43 · 3h 34min
Train
Train Tickets
About $43
Travel Duration
3h 34min
Cologne - Porz-Wahn
DB from Porz-Wahn to LangerweheDB · 1h 11minRE9
Langerwehe - Langerwehe
SNCB · 2h 23minICE 79
Diegem - Diegem

CGN airport Buses

bus tickets from Köln to Zaventem

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

bus tickets from Köln to Brussels

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

bus tickets from Bonn to Zaventem

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

bus tickets from Cologne to Zaventem

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

Drive from CGN airport

Driving from CGN to BRU

$16 · 2h 15min

It's 116 miles between CGN to BRU. On a typical day, it might take between 2h 15min and 2h 22min from CGN to BRU 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 BRU 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 BRU

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

When to book trip from CGN to BRU?

On your trip from CGN to BRU, 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 BRU. 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.

CGN to BRU Brussels - take the train or bus?

It's possible to take either the train or the bus from CGN to BRU. 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 BRU is that it can be very cheap. That's because they usually have basic accomodations - WiFi and a restroom. Some of the CGN/BRU buses' coverage has been overstated. The real thing to consider when taking a bus from CGN 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 CGN and BRU 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 CGN to BRU? The accomodations, scenery, and lack of BRU 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 BRU 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 CGN to BRU?

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

Is there a train from CGN to BRU?

Yes, trains between CGN area and BRU, but there is no direct route. They are operated by {operators}. In total, it will take roughly 3 hours 31 minutes. We recommend catching the train at Porz-Wahn, which is about 3 miles from CGN. Also with this train or you will have to make a connection at Langerwehe.

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

The total distance between CGN and BRU 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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