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Train Information between Rome and Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration23 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price£105 (€118)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB

Trains from Rome to Cologne cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long trip taking on average 23 h 4 min with our travel partners like ÖBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £105, but the average price of train tickets is £105. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Travel with ÖBB between Rome and Cologne

ÖBB trains will get you between Rome and Cologne from £105. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Rome to Cologne by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

ÖBB tickets between Rome and Cologne are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect trip with ÖBB between Rome and Cologne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB train timetables and train tickets available on Omio for the 676 miles (1090 km) route. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as luggage policy and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Rome to Cologne routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Rome to Cologne train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cologne with ÖBB!

ÖBB has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Rome to Cologne:

  • Refund or voucher policy
  • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
    • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
    • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Rome to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne 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 Rome to Cologne.
FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I'm coming from Rome, Italy by train?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

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

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

The above information was last checked on 28/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Italy from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Rome is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Germany?

Reentry to Italy 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?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last verified on 29/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Cologne to Rome train here.

How much do cheap train tickets from Rome to Cologne cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Rome and Cologne for the next 7 days starting from £105  one way.
How much does the train from Rome to Cologne cost on average?
The Rome to Cologne train ticket price is on average £105  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
What is the distance from Rome to Cologne by train?
The Rome to Cologne train distance is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
What is the average Rome to Cologne train duration?
On average the train from Rome to Cologne duration is 23 h 4 min  for the 676 miles (1090 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Rome to Cologne do I depart from? Which Cologne train station from Rome do I arrive in?

When departing from Rome, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. When arriving in Cologne, you can end your journey in train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers book a train from Roma Termini   to Köln Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Rome train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Roma Termini, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Rome.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Cologne.

Which train companies can get me from Rome to Cologne?
Take the Rome to Cologne train with ÖBB. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Rome to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
What time is the earliest train from Rome to Cologne? What time is the last train from Rome to Cologne?
The earliest train departing from Rome to Cologne leaves at 19: 12. The last train departing from Rome to Cologne leaves at 19: 12. You can find the latest Rome to Cologne train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book train tickets from Rome to Cologne to score the best deals?
You can find a train from Rome to Cologne to cost on average £105 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Rome to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Cologne
Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your journey to Cologne.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 064745421
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Roma Termini
Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
Tram lines: 5, 14
Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
Public transport options for Roma Tiburtina
Metro lines: LB
Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3