Rome to Cologne train

Cheap train tickets from Rome to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Cheapest

£69

Average

£69

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.

Deutsche Bahn
05:02Rome23h01 04:03Cologne
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£691One-way

Train schedule Rome to Cologne

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Fastest train times from Rome to Cologne

Showing times and prices for 23 May

Fastest Journey

23 h 1 m

Average

23 h 1 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

1090 km

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

Deutsche Bahn
05:02Rome23h01 04:03Cologne
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£691One-way

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Overview: Train from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration21 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price£70 (€80)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Rome to Cologne cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long trip taking on average 21 h 39 min with our travel partners like ÖBB | Nightjet. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £67, but the average price of train tickets is £70. Travellers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies: Travel with ÖBB between Rome and Cologne

ÖBB trains will get you between Rome and Cologne from £67. 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!

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FAQs

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

Can I enter Germany from Italy?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 21/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Cologne from Rome as this information can change.

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

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Rome and Cologne to cost as little as £67  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Rome to Cologne is £70  one way.
You should expect to travel around 676 miles (1090 km)  from Rome to Cologne by train.
The Rome to Cologne train duration is on average 21 h 39 min, which is to be expected when travelling 676 miles (1090 km) from Rome to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays.

There are a few train stations in Rome to start your journey from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Roma Termini   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Roma Termini, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Rome.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre of Cologne.

For the route from Rome to Cologne you can take a train with ÖBB | Nightjet. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Rome and Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
If you prefer early morning trains from Rome to Cologne, the first train leaves at 05: 02. If you prefer late night trains from Rome to Cologne, the last train of the day leaves at 21: 27. Omio shows you the latest train from Rome to Cologne timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets between Rome and Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £70 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Rome to Cologne a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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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.
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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

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