More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Schaffhausen to Cologne

distanceDistance235 miles (379 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 37 min
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Schaffhausen to Cologne cover the 235 miles (379 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Schaffhausen and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Schaffhausen to Cologne trains

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Schaffhausen to Cologne at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Schaffhausen to Cologne. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Schaffhausen to Cologne:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    Travel Tips: Trains from Schaffhausen 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 Schaffhausen to Cologne.

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

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

    Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    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 1/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Schaffhausen and Cologne as this information can change.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Cologne, Germany to Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

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

    Is my return train into Schaffhausen from Cologne restricted?

    International entry 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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 Schaffhausen, Switzerland?

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

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

    Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Schaffhausen from Cologne closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is Cologne from Schaffhausen by train?

    The train distance from Schaffhausen to Cologne is around 235 miles (379 km).

    How long is the train from Schaffhausen to Cologne?

    On average the Schaffhausen to Cologne train travel time is 6 h 37 min  for the 235 miles (379 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Schaffhausen and arrival train station in Cologne?

    There are a few train stations in Schaffhausen to start your trip from including Schaffhausen, Schaffhausen, Nordstrasse and Schaffhausen, Pilgerbrunnen. 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 Schaffhausen   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

    Where is the departure train station in Schaffhausen located? Where is the arrival train station in Cologne located?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Schaffhausen, which is located around 0.1 miles (193 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.

    What train providers offer a service to Cologne from Schaffhausen?

    For the best Schaffhausen to Cologne train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Schaffhausen to Cologne to compare what amenities they may offer.

    How many train services are there between Schaffhausen and Cologne a day?

    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Schaffhausen to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    What are the first and last departure train times from Schaffhausen to Cologne?

    The first Schaffhausen to Cologne train departs at 3: 37 PM   and the last train from Schaffhausen to Cologne leaves at 3: 37 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Schaffhausen to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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