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Duration 7h 9m
Distance 634.8 km
Average price 310€
Frequency 9/day

Trip overview

The average train between Brienz and Cologne takes 7h 9m and the fastest train takes 6h 28m. The train service runs several times per day from Brienz to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train via Basel

  1. Interlaken Ost
  2. Basel Sbb
  3. Cologne
7h 28m
172€ - 310€

Brienz to Cologne train times

Trains run every three hours between Brienz and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 06:28 in the morning, and the last departure from Brienz is at 19:35 which arrives into Cologne at 06:05. All services require a transfer, and take on average 7h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Brienz to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Brienz and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Interlaken Ost and Basel Sbb. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 28m.

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The distance between Brienz and Cologne is 471 km. The road distance is 634.8 km.

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Brienz to Cologne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Interlaken Ost station.

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Brienz to Cologne train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Brienz and Cologne?

You can take a train from Brienz to Cologne via Interlaken Ost, Basel SBB, and Basel Sbb in around 7h 28m.
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Interlaken Ost to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
130€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Interlaken Ost to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
180€ - 330€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Interlaken Ost to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Basel Sbb to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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