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From Brussels to Cologne Train Tickets

Brussels to Cologne by DB - ICE - The German High Speed Trains

UK 1st class UK 1st class

The ICE. Deutsche Bahn's fastest train: The ICE (Intercity-Express) is the fastest and most comfortable way of travelling on the Deutsche Bahn network, reaching speeds of up to 320 km/h, and new standards of excellence.

1st Class
UK 1st classA quiet atmosphere, space and comfortable seatings on 1st class ICE services. It´s ideal for work or a relaxing trip

In 1st class If you want to take the opportunity to work while travelling, you will finda desk available at your seat that can be used for business activities. The comfortable seatings offers a legroom and confortable distance from your neighbours.

Many seats have a laptop power outlets and specially designated areas that will provide interference-free reception for your mobile. Look out for the mobile phone symbols in the carriages.

Quiet zones are reserved for passengers who want to travel in peace. Experience the feeling of being personally attended to in 1st class. Our specially designated staff are there to welcome you with a smile and help you with any questions you may have regarding your trip.

At-Seat service
We want you to feel comfortable throughout your whole journey. Special staff have been assigned for 1st class passengers at the train stations and on board the ICE trains and are happy to look after and attend to each individual passenger.

2nd Class
A comfortable journey guaranteed: All ICE trains offer a wide selection of seats. All ICE trains are user and family-friendly, offering special facilities for the disabled and changing stations for families with young children.

The ICE. Deutsche Bahn's fastest train: The ICE (Intercity-Express) is the fastest and most comfortable way of travelling on the Deutsche Bahn network, reaching speeds of up to 320 km/h, and new standards of excellence.

The different trains
DB Bahn’s first ICE made its debut in 1991 and today there are 5 varieties. ICE 1,2,3,T, and Sprinter. Each operates between several major cities including international destinations in Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Cross platform interchanges from ICE to ICE are possible at many stations without long walking distance in between. The comfort and convenience of the ICE are sure to win you over. ICE trains are fully air-conditioned and have a low noise level

Brussels Hbf to Cologne Hbf by DB - ICE

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The Offer:

  • Use Promo code: SUMMER50 to get $50 off your purchase of $501 or more

 

Notes:

  • It's simple: Just inform the Promo Code (above) when checkout
  • This promotion is not valid in conjuction with another promotion
  • Limited offer.. Subject to be canceled or changed at any time
  • To Europe Summer Sale Promotion, the total order amount to promotion don't include shipping or service fee
For booking, click or touch in corresponding fare. All fares in US Dollars per person.
Fare Description Railway Option 2nd Class 1st Class
Promo Fare (3 days in advance) ICE One Way $65.00 $98.00
Saver fare
Book at least 24 hours in advance.
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
No refundable
No exchangeable
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
  Roundtrip $119.00 $180.00
Flexi (full fare - exchangeable) ICE One Way $96.00 $146.00
Flexi fare (full fare)
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
80% refundable up to 1 day before departure date
Exchangeable up to 1 day before departure date
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
  Roundtrip $183.00 $279.00
Child (4 - 11 years old) ICE One Way $44.00 $67.00
Child fare
Child: between 6 and 11 years old (inclusive)
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
80% refundable up to 1 day before departure date
No exchangeable
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
  Roundtrip N.A. N.A.
Passholder (requires a valid rail pass) ICE One way $17.00 $17.00
Passholder fare
Requires a valid rail pass that includes Germany.
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
No refundable
No exchangeable
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
  Roundtrip $34.00 $34.00
Trip Duration: 2:00 hrs.
Departures from Brussels:
Departures from Cologne: 07:43,11:43,15:43,19:43

Ticketless - How use your etickets:

As soon as your booking have been processed, you will receive a booking confirmation, including a PNR number (reservation code) , by email.

How retrieve your etickets at train station:

Proceed to the self-service kiosks available in the German train stations.

If retrieving from a kiosk at a Regional-Station (S-Bahn) (example: Frankfurt Airport) please click on the "DB" button and then select "long distance" from the following menu in order to get to the correct prompts to retrieve your ticket.

  • In the selection menu on the screen, please press “Pre-booked tickets".
  • On the next screen, select “Collection of Pre-booked tickets”.
  • On the following screen, select “Identification with Order Number”.
  • Enter your e-ticket # or PNR, which is a 9-digit number combination uniqueto your trip, and is included in the email confirmation you receive from Euro Railways.
  • On the next screen, select “Confirm”. This screen shows all the information related to the order you have selected.
  • Then, select “Print Now” and retrieve the ticket(s).  

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Important: Arrive at the train station at least 20 minutes prior to your departure time to allow ample time to print your tickets and board your train.

Also, the etickets retrieve instructions are sent attached with the booking confirmation email

a) Seat Reservations: The train tickets include the seat reservations.
b) Promotional Fare: No refundable. Exchangeable at train station prior the booked trip date.
c) Adult Full Fares and Children Fares: Children fare are valid for persons under 12 years old. Children under 4 years old travel free. 80% refundable up to 3 days before the travel date. When printed tickets should be returned to our office. *Exchangeable at train station.
d) Seat Reservations, Passholder fare: Requires a valid rail pass. We only can book it for travelers who have purchased their rail passes through our company. No refundable. No exchangeable.
e) All tickets are subject to confirmation. The tickets have a variable horizon for booking, normally 60 to 90 days within trip date. A booking confirmation will be sent as soon as the booking have been processed.
f) All fares are per person in US Dollars, subject to to change before the booking processing
g) E-tickets: The way for retrieve or use instructions will be sent with the booking confirmation by email. The tickets should be retrieved and printed at train station or printed at home as instructed in booking confirmation.
h) Physical Tickets (optional): The tickets are sent by FedEx, with the selected shipping option to the informed shipping address.
i) Tickets Protection: An good option for you travel in peace in mind. Reimbursement and General rules as described at General Terms and Conditions.
j) Handling fee: all bookings are subject to US$ 8 handling fee



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Useful Information


  • Brussels

    Brussels Midi Station:
    The Brussels Midi Train Station, also know as the Brussels-Midi/Zuid station opened in 1869. The current building dates back to 1949 and is one of Europe's prinicipal transportation hubs. It is the ideal starting point for train travel to Germany, France, the Netherlands, Luxembourg and the United Kingdom, as well as being linked to the entire Belgian railway network.
    Address: Av Fonsny 47B, 1060 Brussels 
    View location on map: Google map


    SNCF Assistance
    f you encounter service disruptions or major delays, SNCF Assistance canimprove your travel experience during peak periods. Our volunteer staff are attentive and service-oriented, with an added guarantee of assistance should you need it.

    • In stations: staff members greet you and keep you informed during delays. If problems continue, they provide simple boxed meals.
    • On board trains: the conductor arranges for onboard staff to assist you.

    If your train arrives in Paris after metro and RER lines have shut down for the night, you’ll be transported safely to your home under a special agreement between the city and Paris taxi companies. 

    Acessibility

    Accès Plus, Accès TER and Accès Plus Transilien services provide special assistance to travellers with disabilities or limited mobility. Available in nearly 360 stations throughout the French rail network, in five regions and in 51 stations in the Paris region, these services cost absolutely nothing. To take advantage of them, contact your Accès Plus adviser.

    And then? Relax!

    • On your day of departure, go to the station 30 minutes before your train is scheduled to leave. An SNCF staff member will accompany you to the train, carry your luggage (up to 15 kilos) and get you settled on board.
    • When you reach your destination, an SNCF staff member will meet you and take you to your meeting point in the station. If you’re changing trains, he'll help you board your new train.
    • For travel between Lille, Lyon and Rennes, our Accès Synchro pilot program can assist you from your home to your destination

    To Reserve:

    Call +33 (0) 890 640 650 and press 1 (€0.11/minute incl. tax from a landline, plus any surcharge) or call 36 35 and say “Accès Plus” (€0.34 incl. tax the first minute and €0.11 for each additional minute from a landline, plus any surcharge). From outside France, call +33 892 35 35 35

    Eurostar Assistance
    Eurostar Assistance: call on 08432 186 186, or +44 1233 617 575 if you're currently outside the UK.
    Available 7 days a week from 8am to 7pm Monday to Friday and 9am to 5pm Saturday, Sunday and UK Bank Holidays.
    If you've already taken your journey and found something didn't go to plan, please email traveller.care@eurostar.com. Include details of what happened and your six-letter booking reference, and our Customer Care team will get on the case.

    When you travel in a wheelchair with Eurostar, we’ll reserve one of our dedicated wheelchair passenger spaces for you, which are in our Standard Premier and Business Premier carriages. You’ll also be able to take a companion with you at a discounted rate.

    We’ll set up a ramp for you and one of our team will help you board the train and get you settled comfortably. It’s a good idea to arrive at the station at least 45 minutes before departure to give you plenty of time, and let a member of our team know you’d like a helping hand.

    If you have restricted mobility and need a little help walking but you’re not confined to a wheelchair, we’ll be happy to arrange assistance for you to get to the platform, on the train and off again at your destination. You don’t have to arrange this in advance. Just ask at Eurostar ticket desk when you arrive at the station – we’ll take care of everything for you.

  • Cologne

    Köln Hauptbahnhof (German for Cologne main station) is a railway station in Cologne, Germany. The station is an important local, national and international hub, with many ICE, Thalys and Intercity trains calling there, as well as regional RegionalExpress, RegionalBahn and local S-Bahn trains. EuroNight and DB NachtZug night services also call at the station. It has frequent connections to Frankfurt by way of the Cologne-Frankfurt high-speed rail line, which starts in southern Cologne. On an average day, about 280,000 travellers frequent the station, making it the fifth busiest station in Germany.

    The station is situated next to Cologne cathedral.

    There is another important station in Cologne, the Köln Messe/Deutz railway station across the river Rhine, just about 400 metres away from Köln Hauptbahnhof. The stations are linked by the Hohenzollern Bridge, a six-track railway bridge with passenger walkways on each side. Frequent local services connect the two stations.

    View location on map: Google map

     

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    ICE - DB Bahn Assistance
    Passengers with reduced mobility can now order Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service even more easily. Whoever needs assistance with boarding, alighting or changing trains during their journey - for example a wheelchair platform lift - can do so conveniently with immediate effect on the Internet as well.

    The local service staff will be pleased to assist you when boarding, alighting or changing trains. Owing to the short stopping times however, they are unable to accompany you to your seat.

    To order, please fill out the form at: http://www.specials-bahn.de/_pdf/english/antrag_hilfeleistung.pdf  and send it to us by 20:00 (MET) one working day before your departure at the latest.

    Will be required your coach and seat number on long-distance trains so that we can make sure you receive the assistance you require. On local trains, please indicate where you will be sitting instead of the reservation - e.g. 1st coach/front of train.

    You can book your tickets and make reservations for you and, if you wish, also send them to you. You can order those by telephone on +49 (0) 1806/512 512 (calls charged). You can contact us every day from 06:00 to 22:00 (MET).

    For any further information, send them an e-mail at: msz@bahn.de or contact us them the telephone number given above.

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