Cologne to Geneva train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Cheapest

50

Average

79

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.

Deutsche Bahn
02:49AMCologne8h58 11:47AMGeneva
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:38AMCologne7h09 11:47AMGeneva
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:55PMCologne9h23 08:18AMGeneva
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:43PMCologne9h35 08:18AMGeneva
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:53AMCologne7h54 03:47PMGeneva
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681One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Geneva

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Deutsche Bahn
02:49AMCologne8h58 11:47AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
04:38AMCologne7h09 11:47AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
04:49AMCologne6h58 11:47AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
05:55AMCologne6h52 12:47PMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
07:53AMCologne7h54 03:47PMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
04:52PMCologne13h09 06:01AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
06:55PMCologne11h06 06:01AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
10:43PMCologne9h35 08:18AMGeneva
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Deutsche Bahn
10:55PMCologne9h23 08:18AMGeneva
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10:56PMCologne9h22 08:18AMGeneva
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Geneva

Showing times and prices for Feb 02

Fastest Journey

6 h 52 m

Average

9 h 2 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

529 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
05:55AMCologne6h52 12:47PMGeneva
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1371One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:49AMCologne6h58 11:47AMGeneva
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921One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:38AMCologne7h09 11:47AMGeneva
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:53AMCologne7h54 03:47PMGeneva
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681One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:49AMCologne8h58 11:47AMGeneva
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501One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Geneva

distanceDistance328 miles (529 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Geneva trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 27 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 11 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Geneva

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Geneva 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 to Geneva.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Geneva, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

When traveling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Geneva?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

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.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Cologne and Geneva for as low as $34 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $51 (€44)  for a train ticket from Cologne to Geneva.
The distance to Geneva from Cologne by train is approximately 328 miles (529 km).
On average the Cologne to Geneva train travel time is 6 h 58 min  for the 328 miles (529 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

When taking a train from Cologne to Geneva, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Geneva. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Cologne to Geneva and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Geneva is 11 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Cologne at 10: 43 PM. The last train leaves from Cologne at 10: 43 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Cologne to Geneva and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets between Cologne and Geneva within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $51 (€44) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Geneva a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

Cologne
Geneva
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Köln Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Köln Hbf for your journey between Cologne and Geneva.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
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
Amenities at station
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ParkingParking
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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ParkingParking
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