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Overview: Train from Locarno to Cologne

distanceDistance339 miles (546 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Locarno to Cologne cover the 339 miles (546 km) long route taking on average 7 h 50 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Locarno and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Locarno and Cologne?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Locarno restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

The above information was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Locarno to Cologne closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Cologne, Germany?

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

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

Reentry to Switzerland 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?

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 Locarno, 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 Locarno from Cologne here.

What is the distance between Locarno and Cologne by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Locarno and Cologne by train to be approximately 339 miles (546 km).

How long is the train ride to Cologne from Locarno?

While the time it takes to travel 339 miles (546 km) to Cologne from Locarno can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Locarno to Cologne train journey time is on average 7 h 50 min.

What station does the train from Locarno to Cologne depart from? Which Cologne train station do I come into from Locarno?

When departing from Locarno, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Locarno, Locarno, Debarcadero and Locarno FART. 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 Locarno   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Locarno train station located? Where is the Cologne train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Locarno, which is located around 0.1 miles (223 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

How many trains per day are there to Cologne from Locarno?

The average number of trains departing Locarno for Cologne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Locarno
Cologne
Locarno is the most popular Locarno 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 Locarno for your trip to Cologne.