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.
This is the last train of the day.
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6 h 16 m
7 h 31 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Biel/Bienne for Cologne every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||262 miles (423 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 16 min|
|Average train ticket price||£47 (€52)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Biel/Bienne to Cologne cover the 262 miles (423 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Biel/Bienne and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Find the best trains from Biel/Bienne to Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £27. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator 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 to Cologne from Biel/Bienne. 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 toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel between Biel/Bienne, Switzerland and Cologne, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 05/07/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Biel/Bienne and Cologne before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.
Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 02/07/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Biel/Bienne from Cologne.
There are a few train stations in Biel/Bienne to start your route from including Biel/Bienne, Biel/Bienne, Zentralplatz and Biel/Bienne, Römergüetli. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Biel/Bienne and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Biel/Bienne, located approximately 0.4 miles (707 m) from the city centre of Biel/Bienne. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.
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