Thun to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Thun to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Cheapest

50

Average

66

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
04:34PMThun7h31 12:05AMCologne
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501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:33PMThun10h32 08:05AMCologne
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821One-way

Train schedule from Thun to Cologne

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Deutsche Bahn
04:34PMThun7h31 12:05AMCologne
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Deutsche Bahn
09:33PMThun10h32 08:05AMCologne
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Fastest train times from Thun to Cologne

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Fastest Journey

7 h 31 m

Average

9 h 1 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

468 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:34PMThun7h31 12:05AMCologne
0 transfers
501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:33PMThun10h32 08:05AMCologne
0 transfers
821One-way

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Overview: Train from Thun to Cologne

distanceDistance290 miles (467 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 31 min
priceAverage train ticket price$66 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Thun to Cologne trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 9 h 13 min
  • Average Price: $43
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Thun 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 Thun to Cologne.
FAQs

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Thun?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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

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

Reentry to Switzerland 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?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Thun, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

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.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Cologne from Thun for as low as $43 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
The train price from Thun to Cologne is on average $66 (€61)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The train distance from Thun to Cologne is around 290 miles (467 km).
While the time it takes to travel 290 miles (467 km) from Thun to Cologne can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Thun to Cologne train journey time is on average 7 h 31 min.

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.

When taking a train from Thun to Cologne, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Cologne from Thun and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Thun for Cologne is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Thun to Cologne leaves at 6: 34 AM. The last train departing from Thun to Cologne leaves at 9: 33 PM. You can find the latest Thun to Cologne train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Thun to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $66 (€61) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Thun and Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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