Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Cheapest

£114

Average

£114

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.

The average ticket from Cologne to Rome will cost around £ 114 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 114.

Deutsche Bahn
02:22Cologne18h38 21:00Rome
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£1141One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Rome

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Fri
20 May
£65Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Sat
21 May
£58Flixbus
£137Eurowings
Sun
22 May
£65Flixbus
£86Malta Air
Mon
23 May
£50Flixbus
£74Malta Air
Tue
24 May
£68Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Wed
25 May
£83Flixbus
£213Tuifly
Thu
26 May
£56Flixbus
£257Malta Air
Fri
27 May
£56Flixbus
£159Eurowings
Sat
28 May
£55Flixbus
£47Malta Air
Sun
29 May
£56Flixbus
£49Eurowings
Mon
30 May
£42Flixbus
£18Malta Air
Tue
31 May
£37Flixbus
£66Eurowings
Wed
1 Jun
£46Flixbus
£58Eurowings
Thu
2 Jun
£56Flixbus
£86Malta Air
Fri
3 Jun
£65Flixbus
£155Eurowings
Sat
4 Jun
£56Flixbus
£99Malta Air
Sun
5 Jun
£50Flixbus
£93Eurowings
Mon
6 Jun
£65Flixbus
£60Malta Air
Tue
7 Jun
£42Flixbus
£47Malta Air
Wed
8 Jun
£46Flixbus
£26Malta Air

Fastest train times from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for 20 May

Fastest Journey

18 h 38 m

Average

18 h 38 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1090 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Cologne for Rome every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 1090 km distance in an average of 18 h 38 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 18 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 18 h 38 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
02:22Cologne18h38 21:00Rome
0 changes
£1141One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Rome

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | ICE

Trains from Cologne to Rome cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 38 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | ICE. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £60, but the average price of train tickets is £91. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Roma Termini.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Rome

You can travel by train from Cologne to Rome with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £60. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

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 to Rome from Cologne. 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.

  • Average Price: £60

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Cologne to Rome are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Rome

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FAQs

Is travel by train currently allowed from Cologne, Germany to Rome, Italy?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Rome, Italy by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Italy from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, 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 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Cologne and Rome as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Germany from Rome, Italy?

The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Rome is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Cologne from Rome restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 18/05/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains from Cologne to Rome cost?

You can find a cheap train from Cologne to Rome for some dates and times for as low as £60  one way in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train ticket from Cologne to Rome on average?

If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Cologne to Rome train prices are on average £91  one way.

How far is it from Cologne to Rome by train?

You should expect to travel around 676 miles (1090 km)  between Cologne and Rome by train.

What is the average Cologne to Rome train duration?

On average the Cologne to Rome train time is 18 h 38 min  covering the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Rome?

Some of the Cologne train stations to Rome you can start your journey from include Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Rome include Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Roma Termini.

Where is the train station in Cologne to go to Rome? Where is the train station in Rome located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Roma Termini, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city centre.

What train companies offer a service from Cologne to Rome?

For the best Cologne to Rome train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with ÖBB | Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | ICE. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Cologne and Rome to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there from Cologne to Rome a day?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

What time is the earliest train from Cologne to Rome? What time is the last train from Cologne to Rome?

If you prefer early morning trains from Cologne to Rome, the first train leaves at 21: 31. If you prefer late night trains from Cologne to Rome, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 55. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Rome timetable to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I book Cologne to Rome train tickets to get the best deals?

If you book Cologne to Rome train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £91. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Cologne and Rome. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Rome
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 Rome.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
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