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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7 h 31 m
9 h 1 m
Trains per day
Of the 2 trains that leave Thun for Cologne every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||290 miles (467 km)|
|Average train duration||7 h 31 min|
|Average train ticket price||$66 (€61)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Thun to Cologne cover the 290 miles (467 km) long route taking on average 7 h 31 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $66 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Thun and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train between Thun and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $43 (€40). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 Thun to Cologne train.
Train information from Thun to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Thun, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Thun to Cologne before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Thun is: Fully open
Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/3/22. 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 Thun from Cologne here.
There are a few train stations in Thun to start your route from including Thun, Thun, Dürrenast and Thun, Hünibach Riedstrasse. 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 Thun and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Thun, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Köln Hbf, located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) away from the city center.
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