Cologne to Lucerne by train
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Travelling from Cologne to Lucerne by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Lucerne take around 4 hours and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 444 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Lucerne.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Lucerne?
Journeys between Cologne and Lucerne usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 33 departures on the route from Cologne to Lucerne 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 42 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Lucerne?
The Cologne to Lucerne train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Lucerne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lucerne is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:14 and the last train is around 23:53.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 23:59.
What's the Cologne to Lucerne train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Cologne to Lucerne are $45.95.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $114, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Cologne to Lucerne 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 Lucerne by train.
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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Lucerne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Lucerne, 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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