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Cologne to Bern by train
Fastest journey4hr 49m
Trains per day19
Avg. journey time6hr 36m
Travelling from Cologne to Bern by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Bern take around 4 hours and 49 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 446 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Bern.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Bern?
Journeys between Cologne and Bern usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 29 departures on the route from Cologne to Bern 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 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Bern?
The Cologne to Bern train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 49 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Bern train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Bern is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 00:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:02, and the last at 23:56.
What's the Cologne to Bern train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Bern are $36.93.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $38 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $126. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Cologne to Bern train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Bern by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Bern?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Bern, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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