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.
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18 h 38 m
18 h 38 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||676 miles (1090 km)|
|Average train duration||18 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||£91 (€103)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train companies||ÖBB | 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.
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 (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.
Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Cologne to Rome are the following:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Rome, Italy by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Rome is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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