The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 42 m
4 h 3 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Basel for Cologne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||176 miles (284 km)|
|Average train ticket price||$114 (€100)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Basel to Cologne cover the 176 miles (284 km) long trip with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $114 (€100), but the average price of train tickets is $114 (€100). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Cologne.
Travel between Basel and Cologne from $114 (€100) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Basel to Cologne train.
Deutsche Bahn from Basel to Cologne train information:
Travel by train between Basel, Switzerland and Cologne, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 3/8/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Basel to Cologne closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Italy to Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Basel from Cologne.
Omio customers book a train from Basel SBB to Cologne most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Basel SBB, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Basel.
The most popular arrival train station, Cologne, is located 0.6 miles (1 km) away from the city center of Cologne.
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