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The cheapest trains

from Zurich
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Cheapest

$67

Average

$156

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Zurich to Cologne will cost around $ 156 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 67.

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21:36Z├╝rich HB8h30 06:06Cologne Hbf
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$671One-way
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21:38Z├╝rich HB8h28 06:06Cologne Hbf
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$671One-way
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19:00Z├╝rich HB7h09 02:09Cologne Hbf
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$881One-way
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11:37Z├╝rich HB7h06 18:43Cologne Hbf
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$881One-way
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16:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 21:05Cologne Hbf
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$901One-way

Train Times

Zurich to Cologne

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00:08Z├╝rich HB8h57 09:05Cologne Hbf
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00:08Z├╝rich HB9h57 10:05Cologne Hbf
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06:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 10:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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06:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 11:05Cologne Hbf
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06:37Z├╝rich HB5h28 12:05Cologne Hbf
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07:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 12:05Cologne Hbf
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07:00Z├╝rich HB6h05 13:05Cologne Hbf
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08:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 13:05Cologne Hbf
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08:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 12:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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08:37Z├╝rich HB5h28 14:05Cologne Hbf
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09:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 14:05Cologne Hbf
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09:00Z├╝rich HB6h05 15:05Cologne Hbf
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10:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 14:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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10:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 15:05Cologne Hbf
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10:37Z├╝rich HB5h28 16:05Cologne Hbf
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11:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 16:05Cologne Hbf
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11:00Z├╝rich HB6h05 17:05Cologne Hbf
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11:08Z├╝rich HB5h57 17:05Cologne Hbf
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11:37Z├╝rich HB7h06 18:43Cologne Hbf
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12:00Z├╝rich HB6h01 18:01Cologne Hbf
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12:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 17:05Cologne Hbf
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12:37Z├╝rich HB5h28 18:05Cologne Hbf
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13:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 18:05Cologne Hbf
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13:08Z├╝rich HB5h57 19:05Cologne Hbf
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14:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 18:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 19:05Cologne Hbf
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14:37Z├╝rich HB5h28 20:05Cologne Messe/Deutz
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14:37Z├╝rich HB6h28 21:05Cologne Hbf
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15:00Z├╝rich HB5h33 20:33Cologne Hbf
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15:00Z├╝rich HB6h05 21:05Cologne Hbf
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15:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 20:05Cologne Messe/Deutz
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16:00Z├╝rich HB4h42 20:42Cologne Messe/Deutz
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16:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 21:05Cologne Hbf
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17:00Z├╝rich HB6h05 23:05Cologne Hbf
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17:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 22:05Cologne Hbf
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18:00Z├╝rich HB5h05 23:05Cologne Hbf
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19:00Z├╝rich HB7h09 02:09Cologne Hbf
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19:00Z├╝rich HB5h39 00:39Cologne Hbf
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21:36Z├╝rich HB8h30 06:06Cologne Hbf
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21:38Z├╝rich HB8h28 06:06Cologne Hbf
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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Sun
Sep 15
Find prices
$41Flixbus
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Mon
Sep 16
$61Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$117Eurowings
Tue
Sep 17
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$117Eurowings
Wed
Sep 18
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Thu
Sep 19
$40Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$117Eurowings
Fri
Sep 20
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Sat
Sep 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Sun
Sep 22
$40Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Mon
Sep 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Tue
Sep 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Wed
Sep 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Thu
Sep 26
$30Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Fri
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Sat
Sep 28
$30Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Sun
Sep 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$82Germanwings
Mon
Sep 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Eurowings
Tue
Oct 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$47Germanwings
Wed
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$47Eurowings
Thu
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$94Germanwings
Fri
Oct 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$152Germanwings
Sat
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$187Germanwings

The fastest trains

from Zurich
to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Sep 16

Fastest Journey

4 h 41 m

Average

5 h 49 m

Trains per day

40

Distance

413 km

Of the 40 train that leave Zurich for Cologne every day 1 travel direct so itÔÇÖs quite easy to avoid journeys where youÔÇÖll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 413 km distance in an average of 5 h 49 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 4 h 41 m .

The slowest train will take 9 h 57 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if youÔÇÖre on a budget.

Fastest
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14:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 18:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$1681One-way
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10:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 14:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$2061One-way
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06:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 10:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$2061One-way
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08:00Z├╝rich HB4h41 12:41Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$2061One-way
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16:00Z├╝rich HB4h42 20:42Cologne Messe/Deutz
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$1421One-way

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Journey Summary

Zurich to Cologne Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
7 hours 54 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $31
Trains depart from:Zurich
Trains arrive in:Cologne
Distance:413 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn

Train from Zurich to Cologne

The connection from Zurich to Cologne is used very frequently. Several trains run every hour from Zurich main station to Cologne. Theoretically, there are more than 60 connections a day. In practice, however, only those connections are of interest where you have to change at most once or twice. The destination of the trip is either Cologne Central Station or Messe/Deutz. Depending on how often you have to change, the journey takes between some more than 5 hours with one change (in Mannheim) up to 11 hours with six changes. Twice a day a direct connection is offered from Zurich, where the driving time is 6 hours.

Here it goes directly to the travel details.

Cologne is the largest city in North Rhine-Westphalia and has about 1 million inhabitants. Visible from afar, Cologne Cathedral is the city's landmark. With a construction period of over 600 years, it was once the longest construction site in the world. Today it is completed and the third highest church building in the world. In addition to the cathedral, Cologne is known above all for its carnival, which is attended by millions of people every year.

Train from Zurich

Zurich Central Station is the largest train station in Switzerland and registers almost 3,000 train movements and more than 400,000 passengers every day. From the station 15 S-Bahn lines lead to the closer and further surroundings of the city. In city traffic, the main station is the stop of tram lines 3, 4, 6, 7, 10, 11, 13, 14 and 17. buses lines 31 and 46 also stop there.

By train to Cologne

The Zurich-Cologne route initially runs via Basel and Freiburg (Breisgau). From there it continues via Karlsruhe and Mannheim. You may have to change there. Afterwards, most of the trains still run to Frankfurt Airport's long-distance train station before continuing their journey to Cologne.

Cologne's main train station is an important hub for long-distance and local traffic. From there several S-Bahn lines travel every 20 minutes to all parts of the Ruhr area. Below the main station are the underground stations Dom/Hauptbahnhof and Breslauer Platz/Hauptbahnhof. There the underground lines 5, 16 and 18 of the Cologne public transport services run every 5 or 10 minutes.

The K├Âln Deutz/Messe train station is on the right bank of the Rhine not far from the main train station. There are 4 S-Bahn lines every 20 minutes, and there is also the U-Bahnhof Deutz/Messe, which is served by lines 1, 3, 4 and 9 of K├Âlner Verkehoursbetriebe.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Zurich
Cologne
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