|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$133 - $336|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $133 (€118) • 6 h 54 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $315 (€280) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, 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 $133 (€118). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Interlaken.
International travel from Cologne, Germany to Interlaken, Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Switzerland is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip from Cologne to Interlaken.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Switzerland is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Interlaken: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Interlaken is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $133 (€118) compared to other travel options to Interlaken:
Taking a train is about $203 (€180) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $336 (€298) for this journey.
Taking a train is about $183 (€162) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $315 (€280) for this journey.
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Interlaken is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min of travel time.
In comparison, getting to Interlaken by train can take on average 6 h 54 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 route from Cologne to Interlaken as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
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