Cologne to Bologna train

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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Bologna is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:5511h21
Cologne Hbf
20:16Bologna Centrale
£821One-way
2 changes

Train timetableCologne to Bologna

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Deutsche Bahn
08:5511h21
Cologne Hbf
20:16Bologna Centrale
2 changes

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Train times from Cologne to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

11 h 21 m

Average

11 h 21 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

787 km

To travel from Cologne to Bologna you need to make at least 2 changes.

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Deutsche Bahn
08:5511h21
Cologne Hbf
20:16Bologna Centrale
£821One-way
2 changes

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Bologna

distanceDistance488 miles
durationAverage train duration11 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price£133 (€147)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Cologne to Bologna cover the 488 miles long journey taking on average 11 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £133, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Bologna Centrale.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain trains Cologne to Bologna

Find the best trains to Bologna from Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from £36. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Flixtrain GmbH is a German railway company owned by Flixmobility. FlixTrain already connects many cities in Germany with its green trains. The trains run on 100 percent renewable energy. Onboard facilities: FlixTrain trains are equipped with air conditioning, toilets, USB and sockets and have plenty of legroom. You will find free WiFi on most trains and a range of food and drinks is available. There is a standard ticket that guarantees you a seat. You can take luggage with you free of charge, provided it can be stowed in the luggage racks. Find the current FlixTrain timetable for your train to Bologna from Cologne at Omio and easily book FlixTrain train tickets online.

FAQs: Cologne to Bologna train

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Bologna.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Bologna can start from as little as £36 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne to Bologna is £133; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Cologne to Bologna train time is 11 h 5 min   covering the 488 mile long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne to Bologna leaves at 06: 55. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne to Bologna leaves at 22: 16.
For the best Cologne to Bologna train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Cologne to Bologna to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 22: 16.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Cologne Hbf, Cologne Messe/Deutz and Cologne/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Bologna, you can end your journey in train stations like Bologna Centrale, Bologna, Aeroporto and Bologna Borgo Panigale.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Bologna Centrale, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Cologne to Bologna by train is November.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Bologna from Cologne including taking a coach, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Cologne and Bologna

Cologne
Bologna
Cologne Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Bologna.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Cologne Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Cologne Messe/DeutzWifiLockersParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne/Bonn FlughafenShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne SüdShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-EhrenfeldATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne HansaringATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne MülheimShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Cologne WestATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-NippesParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne TrimbornstrATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-Müngersdorf TechnologieparkATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne-BuchforstParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Cologne Geldernstr. /ParkgürtelATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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