Cologne to Kortrijk by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    3hr 4m
  • Distance
    260 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    5hr 41m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Kortrijk by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Kortrijk take around 3 hours and 4 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 260 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Kortrijk.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Kortrijk?

Journeys between Cologne and Kortrijk usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Cologne to Kortrijk every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 11 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Kortrijk?

The Cologne to Kortrijk train travel time is normally about 3 hours and 4 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cologne to Kortrijk train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Kortrijk is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:47 and the last train is around 00:40. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 06:15, and the last at 21:43.

When to book Cologne to Kortrijk train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Kortrijk by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Kortrijk?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Kortrijk, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Thalys

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.