Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Cheapest

94

Average

140

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
03:49AMCologne Hbf7h11 11:00AMZürich HB
3 transfers
941One-way
Cheapest
05:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 12:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
941One-way
Cheapest
06:54AMCologne Hbf5h06 12:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
941One-way
Cheapest
05:48AMCologne Hbf5h12 11:00AMZürich HB
2 transfers
941One-way
02:53PMCologne Hbf6h59 09:52PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1011One-way

Train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, August 12
03:49AMCologne Hbf7h11 11:00AMZürich HB
3 transfers
04:22AMCologne Hbf5h38 10:00AMZürich HB
1 transfer
05:48AMCologne Hbf5h12 11:00AMZürich HB
2 transfers
05:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 12:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
06:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 01:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
06:54AMCologne Hbf5h06 12:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
07:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 02:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
07:55AMCologne Hbf5h05 01:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
08:53AMCologne Hbf5h59 02:52PMZürich HB
1 transfer
08:54AMCologne Hbf5h06 02:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
09:07AMCologne Hbf4h53 02:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
09:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
09:55AMCologne Hbf5h05 03:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
10:53AMCologne Hbf5h59 04:52PMZürich HB
1 transfer
10:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 05:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
10:53AMCologne Hbf6h07 05:00PMZürich HB
0 transfers
10:53AMCologne Hbf5h59 04:52PMZürich HB
1 transfer
10:54AMCologne Hbf5h06 04:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
11:07AMCologne Hbf4h53 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
11:17AMCologne Hbf6h43 06:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
11:17AMCologne Hbf6h43 06:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
11:53AMCologne Hbf7h07 07:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
11:55AMCologne Hbf5h05 05:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
12:54PMCologne Hbf5h06 06:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
01:53PMCologne Hbf7h07 09:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
01:55PMCologne Hbf5h05 07:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
02:53PMCologne Hbf6h59 09:52PMZürich HB
2 transfers
03:17PMCologne Hbf6h43 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
03:53PMCologne Hbf7h07 11:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
03:55PMCologne Hbf5h05 09:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
04:54PMCologne Hbf5h06 10:00PMZürich HB
1 transfer
05:01PMCologne Hbf4h59 10:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
05:11PMCologne Hbf5h49 11:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
06:54PMCologne Hbf11h31 06:25AMZürich HB
4 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Fastest Journey

4 h 53 m

Average

6 h

Trains per day

34

Distance

413 km

Of the 34 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for Zürich HB every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
09:07AMCologne Hbf4h53 02:00PMZürich HB
3 transfers
1521One-way
Fastest
11:07AMCologne Hbf4h53 04:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1631One-way
05:01PMCologne Hbf4h59 10:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1631One-way
01:55PMCologne Hbf5h05 07:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
2211One-way
09:55AMCologne Hbf5h05 03:00PMZürich HB
2 transfers
1521One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€56)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB cover the 255 miles (412 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $61 (€56), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB trains

You can travel by train between Cologne Hbf and Zürich HB with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $33 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 45 min
  • Average Price: $33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB

Travel by train to Zürich HB easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB.
FAQs

Travel by train between Cologne Hbf, Germany and Zürich HB, Switzerland is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Zürich HB from Cologne Hbf restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Cologne Hbf?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zürich HB, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zürich HB from Cologne Hbf closer to your date of departure here

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zürich HB?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne Hbf, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 8/8/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cologne Hbf from Zürich HB here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB for the next 7 days starting from $33 (€30)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB train price to come in at an average of $61 (€56)  one way.
The train distance from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB is around 255 miles (412 km).
The Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB train duration is on average 5 h 30 min, which is to be expected when traveling 255 miles (412 km) from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Zürich HB   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Zürich HB most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

Take the Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB train with Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Cologne Hbf at 4: 41 AM. The last train leaves from Cologne Hbf at 9: 59 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Cologne Hbf to Zürich HB within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $61 (€56) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne Hbf and Zürich HB are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Trains departing from Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.1 miles (1.7 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

Trains arriving to Zürich HB

Phone
Phone

Distance from Zürich HB to city center
Distance from Zürich HB to city center
2.2 km
Amenities at station

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