These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Train Information from Cologne to Montreux

distanceDistance310 miles (500 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Montreux cover the 310 miles (500 km) long route taking on average 7 h 46 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Montreux.

Travel Tips

Trains from Cologne to Montreux
Travel by train to Montreux 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 Montreux.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and Montreux?

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Montreux, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Montreux from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Montreux closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Cologne, Germany from Montreux, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Montreux 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 Montreux?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 10/19/21. 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 Montreux here.

How far is Cologne to Montreux by train?
The train distance from Cologne to Montreux is around 310 miles (500 km).
What is the Cologne to Montreux train travel time?
The Cologne to Montreux train duration is on average 7 h 46 min, which is to be expected when traveling 310 miles (500 km) between Cologne and Montreux. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
Which train station from Cologne to Montreux do I depart from? Which Montreux train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

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 Montreux, your train can arrive in train stations including Montreux, Montreux-Les Planches and Montreux, gare.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Montreux.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Montreux?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Montreux and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Montreux.

How many train services are there to Montreux from Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Montreux is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Montreux
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 Montreux.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19

Trains from Cologne to Montreux: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need