Cologne to Milan train

Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Cheapest

£139

Average

£158

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

2nd Cheapest
05:48Cologne Hbf9h02 14:50Milan Centrale
3 changes
£1391One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:49Cologne Hbf11h01 14:50Milan Centrale
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£1391One-way
10:53Cologne Hbf9h57 20:50Milan Centrale
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£1451One-way
08:53Cologne Hbf9h57 18:50Milan Centrale
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£1451One-way
05:53Cologne Hbf10h02 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
2 changes
£1461One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Milan

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 11 August
03:49Cologne Hbf11h01 14:50Milan Centrale
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04:22Cologne Hbf11h33 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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05:48Cologne Hbf9h02 14:50Milan Centrale
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05:53Cologne Hbf10h02 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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06:53Cologne Hbf9h57 16:50Milan Centrale
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06:54Cologne Hbf9h01 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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07:55Cologne Hbf8h55 16:50Milan Centrale
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08:53Cologne Hbf9h57 18:50Milan Centrale
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09:07Cologne Hbf9h43 18:50Milan Centrale
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09:53Cologne Hbf10h57 20:50Milan Centrale
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10:53Cologne Hbf9h57 20:50Milan Centrale
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11:07Cologne Hbf9h43 20:50Milan Centrale
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11:17Cologne Hbf11h33 22:50Milan Centrale
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11:53Cologne Hbf10h57 22:50Milan Centrale
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12:54Cologne Hbf9h56 22:50Milan Centrale
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13:55Cologne Hbf8h55 22:50Milan Centrale
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Fastest train times from Cologne to Milan

Showing times and prices for 11 Aug

Fastest Journey

8 h 55 m

Average

10 h 4 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

630 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Milan without changing at least once.

Fastest
13:55Cologne Hbf8h55 22:50Milan Centrale
3 changes
£1751One-way
Fastest
07:55Cologne Hbf8h55 16:50Milan Centrale
3 changes
£1571One-way
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06:54Cologne Hbf9h01 15:55Milan Porta Garibaldi
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£1811One-way
05:48Cologne Hbf9h02 14:50Milan Centrale
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£1391One-way
09:07Cologne Hbf9h43 18:50Milan Centrale
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£1661One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Milan

distanceDistance391 miles
durationAverage train duration9 h 1 min
priceAverage train ticket price£108 (€122)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Milan cover the 391 miles long route taking on average 9 h 1 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £76, but the average price of train tickets is £108. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Milano Centrale.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Milan

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Milan from £76. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Milan. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Milan train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 24 min
  • Average Price: £110
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Milan

Travel by train to Milan 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 Milan.
FAQs

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Milan, Italy by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Italy from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Milan from Cologne as this information can change.

Return travel from Italy to Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Milan?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Milan?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Milan.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Milan from Cologne for as little as £76  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Milan train to cost on average £108  one way.
You should expect to travel around 391 miles  from Cologne to Milan by train.
On average the train from Cologne to Milan duration is 9 h 1 min  for the 391 miles long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Milan, you can end your journey in train stations like Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Milano Centrale   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Köln Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Milano Centrale and need to travel approximately 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the train station to the city centre in Milan.

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Milan, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Milan. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Cologne to Milan journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 6 trains a day from Cologne to Milan. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Cologne to Milan leaves at 04: 54   and the last train for this leaves at 13: 53. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Milan times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you purchase a train ticket between Cologne and Milan within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £108 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Cologne and Milan are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Milan
Köln 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 Milan.
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Köln 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
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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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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WifiWifi
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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