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Cologne to Zug by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 35m
  • Distance
    435 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 50m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Cologne to Zug by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Zug take around 5 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 435 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Zug.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Zug?

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

We usually find around 11 departures on the route from Cologne to Zug every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 8 departures.

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

The Cologne to Zug train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Zug is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 05:53 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:22, and the last at 00:00.

When to book Cologne to Zug train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Zug by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Zug?

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

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

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.