Interlaken to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Interlaken to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Cheapest

30

Average

41

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Interlaken to Cologne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
04:05PMInterlaken6h01 10:06PMCologne
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:05PMInterlaken8h48 04:53AMCologne
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401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:05AMInterlaken7h00 02:05PMCologne
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401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:05AMInterlaken7h00 01:05PMCologne
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401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:05PMInterlaken8h48 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
561One-way

Train schedule from Interlaken to Cologne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, December 6
Deutsche Bahn
06:05AMInterlaken7h00 01:05PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
07:05AMInterlaken7h00 02:05PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
04:05PMInterlaken6h01 10:06PMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
07:05PMInterlaken8h48 03:53AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:05PMInterlaken8h48 04:53AMCologne
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Fastest train times from Interlaken to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 06

Fastest Journey

6 h 1 m

Average

7 h 31 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

477 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Interlaken for Cologne every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:05PMInterlaken6h01 10:06PMCologne
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:05AMInterlaken7h00 02:05PMCologne
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:05AMInterlaken7h00 01:05PMCologne
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:05PMInterlaken8h48 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
561One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:05PMInterlaken8h48 04:53AMCologne
0 transfers
401One-way

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Overview: Train from Interlaken to Cologne

distanceDistance296 miles (477 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 2 min
priceAverage train ticket price$37 (€33)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Interlaken to Cologne cover the 296 miles (477 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 2 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $37 (€33), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Interlaken to Cologne trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Cologne from Interlaken from $34 (€30) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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 Interlaken to Cologne train.

  • Average Price: $34

Travel Tips: Trains from Interlaken to Cologne

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Cologne 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 Interlaken to Cologne.
FAQs

Travel between Interlaken, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Interlaken to Cologne as this information can change.

The restriction level for your return train to Interlaken, Switzerland from Cologne is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Interlaken from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Interlaken from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Interlaken for as low as $34 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Interlaken to Cologne train price to come in at an average of $37 (€33)  one way.
The distance to Cologne from Interlaken by train is approximately 296 miles (477 km).
On average the Interlaken to Cologne train time is 7 h 2 min  covering the 296 miles (477 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Interlaken, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your route in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Interlaken Ost   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Interlaken Ost and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from Interlaken to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Interlaken and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Interlaken to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Interlaken to Cologne train departs at 12: 05 PM   and the last train from Interlaken to Cologne leaves at 12: 05 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Interlaken to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
The price of a one way train ticket from Interlaken to Cologne is on average $37 (€33) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Cologne from Interlaken available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Interlaken and Cologne

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Interlaken Ost is the most popular Interlaken 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 Interlaken for your trip to Cologne.

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