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.
The average ticket from Cologne to Bern will cost around $ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 60.
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4 h 59 m
5 h 57 m
Trains per day
Of the 43 trains that leave Cologne for Bern every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 445 km distance in an average of 5 h 57 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 59 m .
The slowest trains will take 9 h 29 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||275 miles (444 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€29)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Bern cover the 275 miles (444 km) long route taking on average 5 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $36 (€29), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Bern from $24 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Travel 275 miles (444 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Cologne and Bern. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Cologne and Bern on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Cologne and Bern you can pay as low as $24 (€19).
Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Cologne to Bern:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Bern, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Bern before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially 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 9/23/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Bern.
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Bern you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, Bern, Bhf and Bern.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Bern.
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