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Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne?

Lowest Price$104.20
Fastest Train5h 0m
Trains Per Day30
Train Lines2
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Lucerne to Cologne was $104.20. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Lucerne to Cologne?

The distance between Lucerne and Cologne is approximately 275.61 miles, or 443.44 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 6 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 47 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

What is the busiest day for trains from Lucerne to Cologne?

On Saturday trains from Lucerne to Cologne are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Friday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Lucerne to Cologne?

Typically there are 30 schedules to compare for your trip to Cologne. On the route to Cologne 2 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers the most scheduled departures between Lucerne to Cologne, usually offering 18 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Lucerne to Cologne, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Lucerne to Cologne, which start at $35.69.

Here are the 2 train companies that operate from Lucerne to Cologne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne start from $57.64, and on average cost $120.27. Daily there are 12 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn in Lucerne leaves from Luzern, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Lucerne to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 6 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

Avg. Time
6h 12m
Avg. Price
$120.27

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Lucerne to Cologne start from $46.09, and on average cost $93.49. Daily there are 18 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Cologne. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Lucerne leaves from Luzern, And in Cologne trains arrive at Central Station and one other train station.

From Lucerne to Cologne train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 42 minutes. If you are looking to get to Cologne faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 0 minutes.

Avg. Time
5h 42m
Avg. Price
$93.49
There is one train station from which trains depart Lucerne on their way to Cologne:
  • Luzern
There are 2 different stations where trains from Lucerne arrive in Cologne. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving train stations in Cologne:
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

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