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.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 51 m
9 h 9 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||301 miles (485 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$34 (€30)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Grindelwald, Switzerland by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully 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 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
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 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.
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.
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