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Köthen-Brussels Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 60 daily trains from Köthen to Brussels. Traveling by train from Köthen to Brussels usually takes around 11 hours and 4 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 7 hours and 19 minutes.

Distance335 mi (540 km)
Fastest train7h 19m
Lowest price$121.65
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Köthen to Brussels?

2 train services operate from Köthen, Saxony-Anhalt to Brussels, Bruxelles-Capitale, Région de;Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 48 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn4810h 20m$174.02
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company1214h 12m$208.24

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Köthen to Brussels during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Köthen to Brussels?

The distance between Köthen and Brussels is approximately 335 miles, or 540 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 11 hours and 4 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 19 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Köthen to Brussels are the most crowded on Sunday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Sunday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Köthen at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 7:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Köthen to Brussels?

There are 60 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Brussels to Köthen.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Köthen?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Köthen where you can board the train to Brussels.

Train stations in Köthen:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Brussels?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Brussels than most cities. Most trains from Köthen will stop at one (or more) of the 3 following stations in Brussels:

Train stations in Brussels:

  • Bruxelles-Schuman

  • Bruxelles-Central

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