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.
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6 h 1 m
7 h 31 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 2 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€33)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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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.
Travel between Interlaken, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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