The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Geneva is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
6 h 52 m
9 h 2 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Cologne for Geneva every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||328 miles (529 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 58 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€44)|
|Train frequency||11 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Cologne to Geneva cover the 328 miles (529 km) long route taking on average 6 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $51 (€44), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Genève.
You can travel by train between Cologne and Geneva with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $34 (€30). 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 between Cologne and Geneva. 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.
Train information from Cologne to Geneva with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Geneva, 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 1/24/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Geneva before traveling.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 1/24/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Geneva.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Genève.
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, Genève, is located 1.2 miles (2 km) away from the city center of Geneva.
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