Cheap train tickets fromCologne to Lausanne

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traveling from Cologne to Lausanne by train

Cheapest price$48.89
Shortest Duration6h 2m
Trips per day53
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How can I get the cheapest train ticket from Cologne to Lausanne?

The best way to get the cheapest train tickets from Cologne to Lausanne is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Cologne to Lausanne were $110.85. By booking 20 days out, tickets are on average $0.00 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel from Cologne to Lausanne?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Cologne to Lausanne by train is at 3:00 PM on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 11:00 PM on Friday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

How many daily train trips are there from Cologne to Lausanne?

On average there are 53 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Cologne to Lausanne, with an average of 47 trips per day and 47 monthly trips. 3 train carriers currently travel from Cologne to Lausanne. Of the 53 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Bus options from Cologne start at $41.88.

train lines that run from Cologne to Lausanne

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn operates, on average, 47 train schedule(s) from Cologne to Lausanne. The average Deutsche Bahn ticket to Lausanne costs $100.09. Cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets to Lausanne are available on Wanderu starting from $47.18. In Cologne, Deutsche Bahn departs from Central Station and 1 other station. In Lausanne, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Lausanne takes 7 hours and 30 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Lausanne in 6 hours and 2 minutes,

Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn
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Avg. Time
7h 30m
Avg. Price
$100.09

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express operates, on average, 4 train schedule(s) from Cologne to Lausanne. The average DB Intercity-Express ticket to Lausanne costs $166.45. Cheap DB Intercity-Express tickets to Lausanne are available on Wanderu starting from $141.78. In Cologne, DB Intercity-Express departs from Central Station and no other station. In Lausanne, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Cologne to Lausanne takes 6 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Lausanne in 6 hours and 2 minutes,

DB Intercity-Express
DB Intercity-Express
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Avg. Time
6h 23m
Avg. Price
$166.45

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity operates, on average, 1 train schedule(s) from Cologne to Lausanne. The average DB Eurocity ticket to Lausanne costs $83.20. Cheap DB Eurocity tickets to Lausanne are available on Wanderu starting from $55.02. In Cologne, DB Eurocity departs from Central Station and no other station. In Lausanne, DB Eurocity arrives at Train Station and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Cologne to Lausanne takes 7 hours and 23 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Lausanne in 6 hours and 2 minutes,

DB Eurocity
DB Eurocity
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Avg. Time
7h 23m
Avg. Price
$83.20

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Cologne. Most train trips to Lausanne will depart from Central Station, Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12.
  • Central Station
  • Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Train trips arrive in Lausanne at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Train Station are the main train stations in Lausanne for trips arriving from Cologne.
  • Train Station