The cheapest trains from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Cheapest

£188

Average

£191

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 £ 191 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 188.

Cheapest
03:21Cologne Hbf17h04 20:25Rome Termini
6 changes
£1881One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:17Cologne Hbf18h08 20:25Rome Termini
6 changes
£1931One-way

Timetable Cologne to Rome

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02:17Cologne Hbf18h08 20:25Rome Termini
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03:21Cologne Hbf17h04 20:25Rome Termini
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Thu
21 Oct
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£60Flixbus
£176Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
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£69Flixbus
£53Tuifly
Sat
23 Oct
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£57Flixbus
£85Malta Air
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24 Oct
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£63Flixbus
£27Malta Air
Mon
25 Oct
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£18Malta Air
Tue
26 Oct
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£57Flixbus
£21Malta Air
Wed
27 Oct
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£55Flixbus
£25Malta Air
Thu
28 Oct
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£58Flixbus
£54Malta Air
Fri
29 Oct
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£84Flixbus
£115Tuifly
Sat
30 Oct
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Sun
31 Oct
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£76Flixbus
£26Eurowings
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1 Nov
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£53Eurowings
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2 Nov
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£579Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
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£41Flixbus
£36Malta Air
Thu
4 Nov
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£48Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Fri
5 Nov
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£49Flixbus
£44Eurowings
Sat
6 Nov
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£28Malta Air
Sun
7 Nov
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£18Malta Air
Mon
8 Nov
£67Deutsche Bahn
£40Flixbus
£62Eurowings
Tue
9 Nov
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£314Lufthansa
Wed
10 Nov
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The fastest trains from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for 22 Oct

Fastest Journey

17 h 4 m

Average

17 h 36 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

1090 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Rome without changing at least 6 times.

Fastest
03:21Cologne Hbf17h04 20:25Rome Termini
6 changes
£1881One-way
2nd Fastest
02:17Cologne Hbf18h08 20:25Rome Termini
6 changes
£1931One-way

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Train Information from Cologne to Rome

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration18 h 21 min
priceAverage train ticket price£87 (€98)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Rome cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey taking on average 18 h 21 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £87, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £87. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Roma Termini.

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

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

Is international entry into Rome from Cologne restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Rome from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Italy by train?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 20/10/2021. 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 train tickets to Rome from Cologne cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Cologne and Rome for as low as £87  for the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Cologne and Rome?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Cologne to Rome train to cost on average £87  one way.
How far is it from Cologne to Rome by train?
You should expect to travel around 676 miles (1090 km)  to Rome from Cologne by train.
What is the average Cologne to Rome train duration?
While the time it takes to travel 676 miles (1090 km) between Cologne and Rome can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cologne to Rome is on average 18 h 21 min.
What station does the Cologne to Rome train leave from? Which Rome train station do I come into from Cologne?

When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Rome, your train can arrive in train stations including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Roma Termini.

Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Rome train station located?

Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Rome most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city centre.

How many train services are there from Cologne to Rome a day?
The average number of trains departing Cologne for Rome is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Cologne to Rome? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Cologne to Rome leaves at 20: 30. The last train departing from Cologne to Rome leaves at 21: 30. You can find the latest Cologne to Rome train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Cologne Rome train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Rome is on average £87 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Cologne and Rome available a few months in advance.

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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Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19