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Overview: Train from Geneva to Cologne

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Geneva to Cologne cover the 187 miles (301 km) long route taking on average 8 h 24 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Cologne.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Geneva, Switzerland and Cologne, Italy allowed?

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Cologne, Italy by train is: Partially open.

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

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/28/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Geneva and Cologne before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Cologne, Italy?

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

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

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

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

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

The government of Switzerland 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 1/20/22. 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 Geneva from Cologne here.

What is the distance between Geneva and Cologne by train?

The Geneva to Cologne train distance is approximately 187 miles (301 km).

How many hours is the train time between Geneva and Cologne?

The train time to Cologne from Geneva is on average 8 h 24 min  for the 187 miles (301 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Geneva to Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Geneva to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Geneva do I arrive in?

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Genève   to Cologne.

Where do I find the Geneva train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Genève and travel around 0.6 miles (950 m) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cologne and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (707 m) from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

How many train services per day are there between Geneva and Cologne?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Geneva to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Cologne
The major railway station for departures from Geneva is Genève. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Genève for your journey from Geneva to Cologne.

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