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Cologne to Brig by train

  • First train
    04:18
  • Last train
    00:01
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    6hr 16m
  • Distance
    520 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    20
  • Avg. journey time
    10hr 17m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Cologne to Brig by train

Fast trains from Cologne to Brig take around 6 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 520 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Brig.

1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Brig?

Journeys between Cologne and Brig usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 19 departures on the route from Cologne to Brig 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 26 departures.

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

The Cologne to Brig train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Brig is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:14 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:18, and the last at 00:01.

When to book Cologne to Brig 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 Brig by train.

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Which train companies operate between Cologne and Brig?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • SBB

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Brig to Cologne by train

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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.