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.
This is the last train of the day.
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5 h 48 m
6 h 33 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||250 miles (404 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 48 min|
|Average train ticket price||$56 (€51)|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel by train between Olten, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open 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 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.
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.
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