You can get from Cologne to Interlaken by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Interlaken on Sep 18 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$37 - $312|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $37 (€30) • 6 h 11 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $312 (€250) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight or train to travel 296 miles (477 km) between Cologne and Interlaken. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $37 (€30). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Interlaken.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Interlaken, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/13/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Cologne to Interlaken closer to your planned date of departure here.
The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/16/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Interlaken here.
There are 2 ways to travel between Cologne and Interlaken including taking a flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Interlaken is by taking a train with an average price of $37 (€30).
This is compared to other travel options to Interlaken:
A train is $275 (€220) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Interlaken costing on average $312 (€250).
The fastest way from Cologne to Interlaken is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Interlaken that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 11 min.
The distance from Cologne to Interlaken is approximately 296 miles (477 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Interlaken is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Cologne to Interlaken as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Interlaken:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Interlaken with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Interlaken as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Interlaken from Cologne.
Before traveling from Cologne to Interlaken, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Interlaken tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.