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There are 10 ways to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Zurich

  1. Take the train from Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Frankfurt
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Zurich Bus Station

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Zurich

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Zurich (ZRH)

Fly Cologne Bonn to Zurich

  1. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Zurich (ZRH)

Train to Brussels, fly to Zurich

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Zurich (ZRH)

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Friedrichshafen, train

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Friedrichshafen (FDH)
  3. Take the train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Schaffhausen
  4. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Oerlikon

Train via Basel

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Baden

Train

  1. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Zuerich Hb

Night train

  1. Take the night train from Koeln Hbf to Zuerich Hb

Drive

  1. Drive from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt

Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt by train

46 Weekly Trains
5h 41m Average Duration
SFr 85 Cheapest Price
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International entry into Switzerland from Germany

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from Germany

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required
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Yes, entry into Switzerland is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Regensdorf-Watt is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Regensdorf-Watt is subject to regional advice.

The social distance requirement in Regensdorf-Watt is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 9 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt is to bus which costs €40 - €80 and takes 10h 48m.

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The fastest way to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost €120 - €490 and takes 3h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Regensdorf-Watt via Basel SBB and Baden. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 41m.

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The distance between Cologne and Regensdorf-Watt is 404 km. The road distance is 570.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt without a car is to train via Basel which takes 5h 41m and costs €80 - €180.

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt, including transfers.

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Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt train services, operated by ÖBB Intercity, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt is to fly which takes 3h 55m and costs €80 - €240. Alternatively, you can train via Basel, which costs €80 - €180 and takes 5h 41m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €80 and takes 10h 48m.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt train services, operated by ÖBB Intercity, arrive at Zuerich Hb station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt.
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  • Distance: 404.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Regensdorf-Watt, Switzerland?

Eurowings flies from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt via Basel SBB and Baden in around 5h 41m.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 360
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Brussels to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Frankfurt to Zurich via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 390
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 410
Flights from Brussels to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 200 - SFr 420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 320
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Friedrichshafen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 330
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

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 Köln Deutz Messe/Deutz Bf to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 25
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Bruxelles-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Köln Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 130
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 19 - SFr 26
1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 45
Night train from Koeln Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 110
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
SFr 45 - SFr 70
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 110
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 15
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
ABELLIO Rail
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Köln Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Thalys
Standard
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Comfort
SFr 50 - SFr 70
Premium
SFr 55 - SFr 75
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichsh. Stadtbahnhof to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

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 Schaffhausen to Zürich Oerlikon
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 19 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Baden
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 75
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Train from Koeln Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 95
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne Airport CGN to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt is 570 km. It takes approximately 4h 53m to drive from Cologne to Regensdorf-Watt.

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