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Cologne to Lausanne by train
Fastest journey6hr 7m
Trains per day20
Avg. journey time8hr 49m
Travelling from Cologne to Lausanne by train
Fast trains from Cologne to Lausanne take around 6 hours and 7 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 493 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Cologne and Lausanne.
1. Are there direct trains from Cologne to Lausanne?
Journeys between Cologne and Lausanne usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 27 departures on the route from Cologne to Lausanne 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 32 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Cologne to Lausanne?
The Cologne to Lausanne train travel time is normally about 6 hours and 7 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Cologne to Lausanne train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Lausanne is usually scheduled to depart Cologne around 04:08 and the last train is around 23:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Cologne around 04:02, and the last at 23:56.
When to book Cologne to Lausanne 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 Lausanne by train.
Which train companies operate between Cologne and Lausanne?
More than one train company operates on the route from Cologne to Lausanne, 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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