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.
The average ticket from Cologne to Interlaken will cost around £ 76 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.
This is the last train of the day.
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5 h 56 m
7 h 24 m
Trains per day
Of the 72 trains that leave Cologne for Interlaken every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 477 km distance in an average of 7 h 24 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 56 m .
The slowest trains will take 13 h 5 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||296 miles (477 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 36 min|
|Average train ticket price||£33 (€38)|
|Train frequency||3 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Interlaken cover the 296 miles (477 km) long route taking on average 6 h 36 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £33, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £26. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
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Find the perfect Deutsche Bahn train between Cologne and Interlaken for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Deutsche Bahn train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Cologne to Interlaken. You can also check relevant travel information for the Deutsche Bahn train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Deutsche Bahn train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 296 miles (477 km) on this journey and your Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Interlaken train ticket can cost as little as £26 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Deutsche Bahn tickets between Cologne and Interlaken in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Interlaken, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 23/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Interlaken closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Switzerland to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 23/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Interlaken.
There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your route from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Interlaken you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Interlaken Ost.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne.
The most popular arrival train station, Interlaken Ost, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Interlaken.
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