Trains from Cologne to Zurich

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Cologne to Zurich train information

Cologne Zurich train map

Train duration 5h44m
Arrival Zurich, Switzerland
Departure Cologne, Germany
Distance 257 Miles
Train operators ICE, IC
Lowest train price from €39.90

All trains connecting Cologne (Germany) to Zurich (Switzerland) are run by ICE, IC. The services on board will vary depending on the rail provider.

There are 257 miles between both cities and the average train duration connecting Cologne to Zurich is normally 5h44m. Travelling by train is normally the fastest solution to go to Zurich from Cologne, and it's also a greener option than taking your car or using the plane.

We found trains from £39.90 to travel in the next 30 days. Fares may change depending on the travel date as well as how much time in advance you book your ticket.

Best prices for Cologne to Zurich train tickets

from €39.90 MORE 5h42m

Cologne - Zurich prices calendar

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Train times Cologne to Zurich

When are the next trains to Zurich?

Departure Arrival Duration Company
Today
Cologne Köln Hbf
23:53
Zurich Zürich HB
07:26
7h33m IC
Tomorrow
Cologne Köln Hbf
04:22
Zurich Zürich HB
10:00
5h38m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
07:53
Zurich Zürich HB
14:00
6h07m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
08:55
Zurich Zürich HB
14:00
5h05m ICE
Cologne Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.
09:17
Zurich Zürich HB
14:03
4h46m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
09:53
Zurich Zürich HB
16:00
6h07m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
10:55
Zurich Zürich HB
16:00
5h05m ICE
Cologne Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.
11:16
Zurich Zürich HB
16:03
4h47m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
12:55
Zurich Zürich HB
18:00
5h05m ICE
Cologne Köln Hbf
13:53
Zurich Zürich HB
20:00
6h07m ICE
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The table above only shows the remaining services for today and will display a maximum of 10 train departures.

See all departures: Today / Tomorrow

According to our data, 14 trains from Cologne to Zurich are running today and 14 tomorrow. The first Cologne Zurich train is at 04:22 while the last train is at 23:53. The first and last departure hours may be different on each day of the week and there may be less trains during weekends or bank holidays. Train companies can as well increase or decrease the number of trains during school holidays or depending on the demand.

Cologne - Zurich: the best time to book cheap trains

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£125

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£107

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£107

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Days before Departure

Most of the time, the earlier you book your train, the cheaper it should be but there can be some exceptions. We had a look at the results from the past 6 months in order to identify the best time to get your train tickets Cologne to Zurich. The results reveal that getting your train from Cologne to Zurich in advance can be more expensive.

We found seats at £107 when buying your train 1 day in advance whereas you will need to spend at least £125 if you purchase your train 3 days in advance. Thus, according to our data, the best time to book your train is 1 day in advance as it is 14% cheaper than 3 days in advance.

Best prices for Cologne to Zurich trains

We compare train ticket for all major companies to travel between Cologne and Zurich by train and find the best prices for the coming days. Take a look at the prices of train tickets Zurich to Cologne and find the best deal for your outbound journey.

From To Price Departure on At Company Searched
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 13/07/2019 18:53 2 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 13/07/2019 05:53 2 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 12/07/2019 22:56 3 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 04:22 ICE 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 09:28 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 05:55 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 18:54 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 06:55 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 08:53 4 days ago
Cologne
Köln Hbf
Zurich
Zürich HB
€39.90 11/07/2019 18:53 4 days ago

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