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Cologne to Grindelwald by train

  • First train
    04:18
  • Last train
    23:54
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 40m
  • Distance
    487 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    11
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 50m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Grindelwald by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Grindelwald take around 6 hours and 40 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 487 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Grindelwald.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Grindelwald?

Journeys between Cologne and Grindelwald usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 10 departures on the route from Cologne to Grindelwald 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 13 departures.

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

The Cologne to Grindelwald train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 40 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Grindelwald is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:22 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Cologne to Grindelwald 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 Grindelwald by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Grindelwald?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regionalzug

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

Grindelwald to Cologne by train

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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.