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Overview: Train from Cologne to Southampton

distanceDistance636 miles (1025 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Cologne to Southampton cover the 636 miles (1025 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 43 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Cologne and arrive in Southampton Central.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Cologne to Southampton?

Travel by train between Cologne, Italy and Southampton, United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Southampton from Cologne 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 United Kingdom from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Southampton, United Kingdom?

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

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

The above information was last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Southampton closer to your date of departure here.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Cologne, Italy from Southampton, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Cologne from Southampton restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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

The government of Italy 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 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Southampton closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Cologne to Southampton?

The train distance from Cologne to Southampton is around 636 miles (1025 km).

What is the average Cologne to Southampton train duration?

The train time from Cologne to Southampton is on average 10 h 43 min  for the 636 miles (1025 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Southampton by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What station does the Cologne to Southampton train leave from? Which Southampton train station do I come into from Cologne?

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Cologne   to Southampton Central.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne, which is located around 0.4 miles (707 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Southampton Central, located 0.5 miles (757 m) away from the city centre.

How many trains are there between Cologne and Southampton a day?

The average number of trains departing Cologne for Southampton is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Southampton
The major railway station for departures from Cologne is Cologne. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cologne for your trip between Cologne and Southampton.