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Cologne to Fribourg by train

  • First train
    04:22
  • Last train
    23:53
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 13m
  • Distance
    461 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    7hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Fribourg by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Fribourg take around 5 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 461 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Fribourg.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Fribourg?

Journeys between Cologne and Fribourg usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Cologne to Fribourg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 16 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Fribourg?

The Cologne to Fribourg train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Cologne to Fribourg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Fribourg is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:22 and the last train is around 23:53. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Cologne to Fribourg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Cologne to Fribourg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Fribourg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Fribourg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.