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.
This is the last train of the day.
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7 h 17 m
9 h 47 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Cologne for Bellinzona every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||340 miles (548 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 54 min|
|Average train ticket price||$80 (€72)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 10 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Bellinzona cover the 340 miles (548 km) long route taking on average 6 h 54 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $80 (€72), but the average price of train tickets is $80 (€72). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bellinzona.
You can travel by train from Cologne to Bellinzona with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $80 (€72). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 to Bellinzona. 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.
Cologne to Bellinzona train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Bellinzona, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 7/2/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Bellinzona as this information can change.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Bellinzona.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Bellinzona, your train can arrive in train stations including Bellinzona, Bellinzona, Viale Franscini and Bellinzona, Cast. Sasso Corbaro.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Bellinzona.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Bellinzona most often arrive at Bellinzona and need to travel around 0.6 miles (996 m) from this train station to the city center.
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