Cologne to Geneva by train

  • First train
    04:08
  • Last train
    00:02
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 50m
  • Distance
    530 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    18
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 45m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Geneva by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Geneva take around 6 hours and 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 530 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Geneva.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Geneva?

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

We usually find around 23 departures on the route from Cologne to Geneva 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 24 departures.

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

The Cologne to Geneva train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Geneva is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:10, and the last at 00:00.

When to book Cologne to Geneva 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 Geneva by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Geneva?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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

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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.

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