Cologne to Grindelwald train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Grindelwald

Showing times and prices for May 27

Cheapest

56

Average

70

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.

Deutsche Bahn
01:49AMCologne8h50 10:39AMGrindelwald
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561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:48AMCologne6h51 11:39AMGrindelwald
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621One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne11h46 09:39AMGrindelwald
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921One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Grindelwald

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Deutsche Bahn
01:49AMCologne8h50 10:39AMGrindelwald
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Deutsche Bahn
04:48AMCologne6h51 11:39AMGrindelwald
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Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne11h46 09:39AMGrindelwald
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Grindelwald

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

6 h 51 m

Average

9 h 9 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

486 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Cologne for Grindelwald every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:48AMCologne6h51 11:39AMGrindelwald
0 transfers
621One-way
Deutsche Bahn
01:49AMCologne8h50 10:39AMGrindelwald
0 transfers
561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:53PMCologne11h46 09:39AMGrindelwald
0 transfers
921One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Grindelwald

distanceDistance301 miles (485 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Grindelwald cover the 301 miles (485 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Grindelwald.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Grindelwald trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Grindelwald from $34 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Grindelwald train.

Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Grindelwald train information:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 46 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Grindelwald

Travel by train to Grindelwald 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 Grindelwald.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Grindelwald, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Grindelwald, 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 5/23/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Grindelwald before traveling.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Grindelwald to Cologne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

Last checked on 5/24/22. 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 Grindelwald here.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Grindelwald to cost as little as $34 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€30)  for a train ticket from Cologne to Grindelwald.
The train distance from Cologne to Grindelwald is around 301 miles (485 km).
While the time it takes to travel 301 miles (485 km) from Cologne to Grindelwald can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Cologne to Grindelwald train journey time is on average 8 h 50 min.

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Grindelwald you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Grindelwald, Grindelwald Grund and Grindelwald, Alfa.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Grindelwald.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Grindelwald, called Grindelwald, is located around 0.2 miles (433 m) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Cologne to Grindelwald, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Grindelwald. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Cologne to Grindelwald and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Grindelwald is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Cologne to Grindelwald at 4: 48 AM. The last train from Cologne to Grindelwald that you can take departs at 10: 56 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Grindelwald schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you book a train ticket from Cologne to Grindelwald within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€30) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Cologne to Grindelwald are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Grindelwald
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Grindelwald.
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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

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