Olten to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Olten to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 12

Cheapest

38

Average

53

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
05:33PMOlten6h32 12:05AMCologne
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381One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:17AMOlten5h48 09:05AMCologne
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541One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMOlten7h20 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
681One-way

Train schedule from Olten to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn
03:17AMOlten5h48 09:05AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
05:33PMOlten6h32 12:05AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMOlten7h20 03:53AMCologne
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Fastest train times from Olten to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

5 h 48 m

Average

6 h 33 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

404 km

Of the 3 trains that leave Olten for Cologne every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:17AMOlten5h48 09:05AMCologne
0 transfers
541One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:33PMOlten6h32 12:05AMCologne
0 transfers
381One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:33PMOlten7h20 03:53AMCologne
0 transfers
681One-way

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Overview: Train from Olten to Cologne

distanceDistance250 miles (404 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$56 (€51)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Olten to Cologne cover the 250 miles (404 km) long route taking on average 5 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $53 (€48), but the average price of train tickets is $56 (€51). Travelers depart most frequently from Olten Bhf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Olten to Cologne trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Cologne from Olten from $53 (€48) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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 Olten to Cologne train.

Train information from Olten to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 11 min
  • Average Price: $53
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Olten to Cologne

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 Olten to Cologne.
FAQs

Travel by train between Olten, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Olten restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Olten closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Olten, Switzerland from Cologne is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Olten from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 Olten, 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 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Olten from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Olten to Cologne trains for as little as $53 (€48)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Olten to Cologne train to cost on average $56 (€51)  one way.
The train distance from Olten to Cologne is around 250 miles (404 km).
On average the Olten to Cologne train travel time is 5 h 48 min  for the 250 miles (404 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Olten to start your journey from including Olten Bhf, Olten and Olten, Fachhochschule. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Olten Bhf   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Olten Bhf, located approximately 0.3 miles (472 m) from the city center of Olten. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Olten 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 providers who offer a service between Olten and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
You can take the first train from Olten to Cologne at 8: 33 AM. The last train from Olten to Cologne that you can take departs at 11: 37 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Olten to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
The price of a one way train ticket from Olten to Cologne is on average $56 (€51) if you purchase 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 companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Olten to Cologne available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Olten
Cologne
Olten Bhf is the most popular Olten 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 Olten for your trip to Cologne.

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