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Train Information between Cologne and Neuchâtel

distanceDistance272 miles (438 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Neuchâtel cover the 272 miles (438 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 21 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Neuchâtel, St-Honoré.

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Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Cologne and Neuchâtel?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Neuchâtel, Switzerland by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Switzerland from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Neuchâtel, Switzerland?

When travelling in Switzerland, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Neuchâtel from Cologne before travelling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Neuchâtel, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Neuchâtel to Cologne is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Neuchâtel?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last verified on 06/12/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Neuchâtel to Cologne train here.

How far is it from Cologne to Neuchâtel by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Cologne and Neuchâtel via train to be approximately 272 miles (438 km).
How long is the train journey to Neuchâtel from Cologne?
On average the train from Cologne to Neuchâtel duration is 6 h 21 min  for the 272 miles (438 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Cologne to Neuchâtel, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Neuchâtel do I arrive in?

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Neuchâtel, you can end your route in train stations like Neuchâtel, St-Honoré, Neuchâtel, Porte-des-Acacias and Neuchâtel, Portes-Rouges.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Neuchâtel, St-Honoré   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Neuchâtel? Where is the train station in Neuchâtel located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Neuchâtel, St-Honoré, located 0.1 miles (101 m) away from the city centre.

How many train services are there between Cologne and Neuchâtel a day?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Neuchâtel. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Cologne to Neuchâtel? When is the last train from Cologne to Neuchâtel?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Neuchâtel at 09: 53   or take the last train from Cologne to Neuchâtel leaving at 09: 53. Look for the latest Cologne Neuchâtel train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Neuchâtel
Köln 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 Neuchâtel.
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln 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

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