Trains from Cologne to Saint-Gilles
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There are 2 daily trains from Cologne to Saint-Gilles. Traveling by train from Cologne to Saint-Gilles usually takes around 2 hours and 26 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in one hour and 52 minutes.
|Distance||114 mi (184 km)|
|Fastest train||1h 52m|
|Trains per day||5|
|Most frequent service||DB Intercity-Express|
Which train should you take from Cologne to Saint-Gilles?
2 train services operate from Cologne to Saint-Gilles. However, each train line only offers one daily trip.
DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Cologne to Saint-Gilles start from $33, and on average cost . Daily there are 1 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Saint-Gilles. DB Intercity-Express in Cologne leaves from Central Station . And in Saint-Gilles trains arrive at Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station .
From Cologne to Saint-Gilles train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 1 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Saint-Gilles faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 52 minutes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is it safe to travel by train from Cologne to Saint-Gilles 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.
Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.
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 Cologne to Saint-Gilles?
When are trains the most crowded?
Trains departing from Cologne to Saint-Gilles tend to have the most passengers on Saturday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Saturday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Tuesday as the least number of people tend to travel then.
When are the first and last trains of the day?
The earliest train departs Cologne at 1:00am 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 Cologne to Saint-Gilles?
Trains leave the station in Cologne twice a day, so there are a couple of options depending on your preferred travel time. Luckily, both trains will get you to Saint-Gilles with direct service. While there might still be stops along the way, you will not need to get off or switch trains.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Saint-Gilles to Cologne.
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There's no shortage of sights, culture, history, and adventure in Cologne, an alluring city on the Rhine. One of the most famous landmarks of the city is the Cologne Cathedral. This Gothic building and UNESCO World Heritage site remains the most iconic structure in the city. In fact, the Cologne Cathedral is the most visited landmark in Germany. Next door, the Museum Ludwig contrasts the cathedral's sense of history with an impressive collection of modern art, including works by Pablo Picasso and Andy Warhol.
Cologne's breadth of museums also caters to a younger crowd. Families with children should head to the Cologne Chocolate Museum along the river or the Cologne Zoological Garden for memorable, kid-friendly experiences.
Foodies, rejoice! Cologne is home to mouthwatering German delicacies and upscale restaurants. Start your day with breakfast at Café Sehnsucht. For lunch, visit Herings Im Martinswinkel, and for dinner, head over to Bei Oma Kleinmann to feel like you're visiting your long-lost German grandmother.
Trains like Deutsche Bahn, DB Intercity, and FlixTrain connect Cologne to other major European cities, including Munich, Paris, and Vienna. You can also catch a bus from Cologne on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus, Sindbad, Union Ivkoni, or Columbuzz. Plus, the Cologne Bonn Airport is a large, well-outfitted airport with daily international flights for travelers coming from afar.
Where is the train station in Cologne?
Main departure station: Central Station
Cologne Central Station is, unsurprisingly, the central station and main transport hub of Cologne. Multiple nationwide and regional trains stop here and connect to other routes. Thalys and Deutsche Bahn ICE provide service to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam, and many more. Inside the station, you can kill some time perusing souvenir shops and grab a meal at one of the restaurants- or skip straight to desert at one of the multiple bakeries available. There's even a shop for clothes and a bank in the building. Once outside, you'll be in the center of Cologne, so there are plenty of attractions and restaurants nearby.
All train stations in Cologne:
Where is the train station in Saint-Gilles?
Main arrival station: Brussels-Midi/Zuid Station
Saint-Gilles has one train station.
All train stations in Saint-Gilles:
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