Cologne to Lucerne train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Lucerne is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:536h12
Cologne Hbf
15:05Lucerne station
£811One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
06:537h12
Cologne Hbf
14:05Lucerne station
£901One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
05:536h12
Cologne Hbf
12:05Lucerne station
£971One-way
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
06:555h10
Cologne Hbf
12:05Lucerne station
£1011One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:536h12
Cologne Hbf
16:05Lucerne station
£1171One-way
3 changes

Train timetableCologne to Lucerne

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 25 April
Deutsche Bahn
05:536h12
Cologne Hbf
12:05Lucerne station
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
06:537h12
Cologne Hbf
14:05Lucerne station
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
06:555h10
Cologne Hbf
12:05Lucerne station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
07:104h55
Cologne Messe/Deutz
12:05Lucerne station
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:555h10
Cologne Hbf
13:05Lucerne station
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:536h12
Cologne Hbf
15:05Lucerne station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
08:555h10
Cologne Hbf
14:05Lucerne station
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:115h19
Cologne Messe/Deutz
14:30Lucerne station
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:536h12
Cologne Hbf
16:05Lucerne station
3 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:555h10
Cologne Hbf
15:05Lucerne station
2 changes

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Train times from Cologne to Lucerne

Showing times and prices for 25 Apr

Fastest Journey

4 h 55 m

Average

5 h 40 m

Trains per day

10

Distance

443 km

To travel from Cologne to Lucerne you need to make at least one change.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
07:104h55
Cologne Messe/Deutz
12:05Lucerne station
£1211One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:555h10
Cologne Hbf
15:05Lucerne station
£1311One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:555h10
Cologne Hbf
13:05Lucerne station
£1211One-way
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:555h10
Cologne Hbf
14:05Lucerne station
£1211One-way
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
06:555h10
Cologne Hbf
12:05Lucerne station
£1011One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Lucerne

distanceDistance274 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 10 min
priceAverage train ticket price£80 (€88)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Lucerne cover the 274 miles long route taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £80, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Lucerne.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Lucerne

You can travel by train from Cologne to Lucerne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £18. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you 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 from Cologne to Lucerne. 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.

Cologne to Lucerne train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 10 min
  • Cheapest Price: £18
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

FAQs: Cologne to Lucerne train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Lucerne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Lucerne.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Lucerne can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Lucerne is £80; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Lucerne train time is 5 h 10 min   covering the 274 mile long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Lucerne leaves at 07: 17. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Lucerne leaves at 22: 42.
There are 12 trains a day from Cologne to Lucerne which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
For the trip from Cologne to Lucerne you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Cologne to Lucerne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 42.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Lucerne, you can end your trip in train stations like Lucerne, Lucerne Allmend/Messe and Luzern Verkehrshaus.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Lucerne, located 0.3 miles (525 m) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cologne to Lucerne is March.
You have options as you can travel from Cologne to Lucerne 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Lucerne

Cologne
Lucerne
Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Lucerne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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