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Journey timeFrom 6h 40m
Price$89.35 - $146.75
Distance210km (130 miles)
Departure stationSt-Gallen
Arrival stationCologne
Changes2 changes
Train and bus operatorsSBB CFF FFS,

St-Gallen to Cologne train times

Check out the next trains departing from St-Gallen to Cologne for Tuesday 12th Mar 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
08:0314:436h 40m, 3 changes
08:0315:217h 18m, 2 changes
09:0315:436h 40m, 4 changes
10:0316:436h 40m, 3 changes
11:0317:436h 40m, 3 changes
12:0318:436h 40m, 3 changes
13:0319:436h 40m, 4 changes
14:0320:436h 40m, 3 changes
15:0321:486h 45m, 4 changes
18:0305:2411h 21m, 3 changes

SBB, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains from St-Gallen to Cologne

You can travel from St-Gallen to Cologne on SBB, Trenitalia and Frecciarossa trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

Trenitalia is the national railway company of Italy, with a fleet including high-speed trains (Frecciarossa, Frecciargento and Frecciabianca), Intercity and Intercity night trains and regional trains. Trenitalia offers discounts and special promotions on selected routes, two types of discounted tickets for young people under 30 and people over 60.

Frecciarossa trains are Trenitalia's flagship high-speed trains capable of reaching speeds of up to 350 km/h. The "red arrow" trains are distinguished by their comfort, their ultra-modern design and their reduced impact on the environment. All Frecciarossa trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection and four levels of service – Standard, Premium (with drinks and welcome snacks served on arrival, as well as a morning newspaper), Business (with drinks and snacks, morning newspaper and larger seats) and Executive (with Fast Track, access to FrecciaClub lounges in train selected stations, and gourmet meals served to your seat).

Cheap train tickets from St-Gallen to Cologne

Train tickets from St-Gallen to Cologne start at €76.49 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €NaN.
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Ahorra comprando tus billetes con la mayor antelación posible

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from St-Gallen to Cologne by booking early.§

Descubre cómo encontrar billetes de tren más baratos

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Consulta (¡y obtén!) los descuentos y ofertas de tren del momento

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Utiliza tu tarjeta de descuento al comprar tus billetes de tren

Take a look at Tarjetas de descuento Renfe to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from St-Gallen to Cologne? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from St-Gallen to Cologne take?

The average journey time by train between St-Gallen and Cologne is 7 hours and 51 minutes, with around 14 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between St-Gallen and Cologne by train?

The fastest journey time by train from St-Gallen to Cologne is 6 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from St-Gallen to Cologne cost?

Train tickets from St-Gallen to Cologne can start from as little as €76.49 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from St-Gallen to Cologne?

No, there are no direct train services from St-Gallen to Cologne. Travelling from St-Gallen to Cologne by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from St-Gallen to Cologne leave?

The first train from St-Gallen to Cologne leaves at 05:55. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from St-Gallen to Cologne leave?

The last train from St-Gallen to Cologne leaves at 21:07. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between St-Gallen and Cologne by train?

Trains travelling from St-Gallen to Cologne cover a distance of around 210km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Cologne to St-Gallen.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for St-Gallen to Cologne for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/03/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 30/04/2019 for travel on 10/05/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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