How to travel from Locarno to Cologne

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Travel Information from Locarno to Cologne

distanceDistance339 miles (546 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $148
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $73 (€69) • 13 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $148 (€140) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 339 miles (546 km) to Cologne from Locarno. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $73 (€69). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Locarno to Cologne.

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International travel from Locarno, Switzerland to Cologne, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Switzerland?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if traveling from Locarno?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/29/22; 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 Locarno to Cologne.

Return travel to Locarno, Switzerland from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Switzerland from Germany?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Switzerland from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Switzerland:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Switzerland?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Switzerland to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to Locarno, Switzerland was last verified on 9/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Locarno from Cologne.

There are 4 ways to get from Locarno to Cologne: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel from Locarno to Cologne is by taking a bus with an average price of $73 (€69).

This is compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a bus is about $75 (€71) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $148 (€140) for this route.

Taking a bus is about $33 (€31) less than taking a train, which costs on average $105 (€100) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Cologne from Locarno 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, going by bus can take 13 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, going by train can take 7 h 19 min   on average.

The distance from Locarno to Cologne is approximately 339 miles (546 km).

The average frequency per day from Locarno to Cologne is:

  • 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Locarno and Cologne as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Locarno to Cologne:

  • Trains mostly depart from Locarno and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Locarno to Cologne:

  • You can take a bus from Locarno to Cologne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $73 (€69) with Flixbus from Locarno to Cologne.
  • You can go to Cologne from Locarno by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $148 (€140) with Eurowings from Locarno to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can travel to Cologne from Locarno by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $105 (€100) with Deutsche Bahn from Locarno to Cologne.
Many of our customers traveling from Locarno to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cologne are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

When planning your trip from Locarno to Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $73 (€69) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $148 (€140) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $105 (€100) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Locarno to Cologne online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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