Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train

Cheap train tickets from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Cheapest

70

Average

101

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.

Cheapest
12:08AMZürich HB8h56 09:04AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
701One-way
Cheapest
03:59PMZürich HB5h06 09:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
701One-way
05:59AMZürich HB5h05 11:04AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
821One-way
12:08AMZürich HB9h57 10:05AMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
821One-way
05:59AMZürich HB6h06 12:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
821One-way

Train schedule from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, August 18
12:08AMZürich HB9h57 10:05AMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
12:08AMZürich HB8h44 08:52AMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
12:08AMZürich HB8h56 09:04AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
05:59AMZürich HB5h05 11:04AMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
05:59AMZürich HB6h06 12:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
05:59AMZürich HB4h53 10:52AMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
06:59AMZürich HB5h06 12:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
06:59AMZürich HB6h06 01:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
07:59AMZürich HB6h06 02:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
07:59AMZürich HB4h54 12:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
07:59AMZürich HB5h06 01:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
08:59AMZürich HB5h06 02:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
08:59AMZürich HB6h06 03:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
09:59AMZürich HB6h06 04:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
09:59AMZürich HB4h54 02:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
09:59AMZürich HB5h05 03:04PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
10:59AMZürich HB6h23 05:22PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
10:59AMZürich HB6h06 05:05PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
10:59AMZürich HB6h06 05:05PMCologne Hbf
0 transfers
10:59AMZürich HB5h06 04:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
11:08AMZürich HB6h14 05:22PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
11:08AMZürich HB5h57 05:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
11:08AMZürich HB5h57 05:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
11:59AMZürich HB6h43 06:42PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
11:59AMZürich HB6h43 06:42PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
11:59AMZürich HB5h05 05:04PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
12:59PMZürich HB5h06 06:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
01:08PMZürich HB5h57 07:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
01:59PMZürich HB6h06 08:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
01:59PMZürich HB4h54 06:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
02:59PMZürich HB6h06 09:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
02:59PMZürich HB5h06 08:05PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
03:59PMZürich HB4h54 08:53PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
03:59PMZürich HB6h06 10:05PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
03:59PMZürich HB5h06 09:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
04:59PMZürich HB5h06 10:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
04:59PMZürich HB6h06 11:05PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
05:59PMZürich HB5h05 11:04PMCologne Hbf
1 transfer
09:59PMZürich HB7h54 05:53AMCologne Hbf
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

4 h 53 m

Average

5 h 57 m

Trains per day

39

Distance

413 km

Of the 39 trains that leave Zürich HB for Cologne Hbf every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:59AMZürich HB4h53 10:52AMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
901One-way
09:59AMZürich HB4h54 02:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
1121One-way
03:59PMZürich HB4h54 08:53PMCologne Hbf
3 transfers
901One-way
07:59AMZürich HB4h54 12:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
1121One-way
01:59PMZürich HB4h54 06:53PMCologne Hbf
2 transfers
1321One-way

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Overview: Train from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf

distanceDistance255 miles (412 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$72 (€67)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf cover the 255 miles (412 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 7 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $72 (€67), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $43 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf trains

You can travel by train from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf 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 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 Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf. 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.

Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 8 min
  • Average Price: $43
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf

Travel by train to Cologne Hbf 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 Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf.
FAQs

Travel between Zürich HB, Switzerland and Cologne Hbf, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Zürich HB?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne Hbf, 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 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne Hbf from Zürich HB as this information can change.

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

Is my return train into Zürich HB from Cologne Hbf 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 Hbf?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Zürich HB, 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 Zürich HB from Cologne Hbf closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Cologne Hbf from Zürich HB for the next 7 days starting from $43 (€40)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train price to come in at an average of $72 (€67)  one way.
The Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train distance is approximately 255 miles (412 km).
On average the Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train time is 5 h 7 min  covering the 255 miles (412 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Zürich HB   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne Hbf.

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Euro City (EC), and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Zürich HB for Cologne Hbf is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf leaves at 6: 34 AM. The last train departing from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf leaves at 11: 08 PM. You can find the latest Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
The price of a one way train ticket from Zürich HB to Cologne Hbf is on average $72 (€67) if you book 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Zürich HB and Cologne Hbf available a few months in advance.

Trains departing from Zürich HB

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Distance from Zürich HB to city center
Distance from Zürich HB to city center
1.4 miles (2.2 km)
Amenities at station

Trains arriving to Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.7 km
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Parking
Parking
Opening Hours: 24/7 Parking space: 410 (including handicapped parking spaces) Parking Pricing: €1. 80 per hour | €18. 00 per day
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or [email protected] Com.

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