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night time panorama Cologne

Train to Cologne from £48* one way

Conditions apply

Terms and conditions

Price based on a return journey and tickets at this fare are only available for travel (according to your local departure time):

  • between midday and midnight on a Monday 
  • anytime on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday
  • between midday and midnight on a Saturday.

Subject to availability at the time of booking. A £3 credit card fee may apply.

26+ years
12-25 years
4-11 years

Children under four can travel for free provided they sit on an accompanying adult's lap. One child per adult traveller only.

Passengers between 4 and 25 years old

So that we can find the best price for the National Rail part of your journey, please let us know the ages of all passengers who will be between 4 to 25 years old when you travel.

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Take the train to Cologne

Eurostar trains leave from St Pancras International.  Get to the station 30mins before your train leaves to go through security checks and get settled on board.

There’s a quick change at Brussels-Midi/Zuid, but your ticket will cover the entire journey. If you have to travel to London first, you can also book the domestic trip as part of your ticket.

What’s on board?

Eurostar trains have comfortable seats and lots of legroom, baggage racks at the entrance to carriages and above the seats. Food and drinks are available in Café Metropole, the bar buffet. Standard Premier passenger have a meal served at their seat.

Connecting trains have continental sockets at the seats and some have wi-fi. This is usually free in 1st class.

Connecting at Brussels-Midi/Zuid

On arrival at Brussels-Midi/Zuid, take the exit at the end of the platform down to the main hall and check the departure boards for your connecting Thalys train to Cologne.

Be charmed by Cologne

With its gloriously Gothic Kölner Dom and pretty mosaic of colourful houses and Romanesque churches, Cologne is a charming city bursting with history, culture and festivals.