|Distance||256 miles (413 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 12 min|
|Average train ticket price||£29 (€33)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Zurich cover the 256 miles (413 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £29. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Zürich HB.
Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Zurich from £17 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.
Find your perfect trip from Cologne to Zurich with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables from Cologne to Zurich and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Cologne and Zurich by DB is 256 miles (413 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Cologne to Zurich is £17.
DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.
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 WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Operator ticket policies for COVID
Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Zurich, 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 15/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Zurich is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 19/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.
Some of the Cologne train stations to Zurich you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Zurich include Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf and arriving in Zürich HB.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Zürich HB and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Zurich.
Here are some other resources that might have the information you need