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.
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8 h 15 m
9 h 15 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Cologne for Biel/Bienne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€50)|
|Train frequency||10 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Biel/Bienne cover the 262 miles (423 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 22 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 route for as low as $51 (€50), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Biel/Bienne.
For as little as $51 (€50) you can travel by train to Biel/Bienne from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 to Biel/Bienne from Cologne. 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 to Biel/Bienne train information:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Biel/Bienne, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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 9/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Biel/Bienne before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Biel/Bienne to Cologne is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/25/22. 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 from Biel/Bienne here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Biel/Bienne you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Biel/Bienne include Biel/Bienne, Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz and Biel/Bienne, Römergüetli.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Biel/Bienne.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Biel/Bienne, is located 0.4 miles (707 m) away from the city center of Biel/Bienne.
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