The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Grindelwald is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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8 h 10 m
9 h 39 m
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Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne for Grindelwald every day 4 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||6 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$52 (€45)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Grindelwald cover the 301 miles (485 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $52 (€45). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Grindelwald Grund.
You can travel by train to Grindelwald from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $34 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Grindelwald 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.
Train information from Cologne to Grindelwald with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Grindelwald, Switzerland by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 2/21/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Grindelwald as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Grindelwald is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 2/21/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Grindelwald closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Grindelwald, your train can arrive in train stations including Grindelwald Grund, Grindelwald and Grindelwald, Alfa.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Grindelwald Grund.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Köln Hbf, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Grindelwald Grund, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center of Grindelwald.
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