How to get from Cologne to Merano

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Travel Information to Merano from Cologne

distanceDistance350 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£4 - £190
fastestFastest modeTrain • £190 • 10 h 14 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 350 miles between Cologne and Merano. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Cologne to Merano.

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Travel from Cologne, Germany to Merano, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Merano from Cologne restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Merano, Italy from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Merano, Italy?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 28/07/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Merano from Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Italy is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Italy?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Italy?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 08/08/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Merano.

There are 4 ways to get from Cologne to Merano: coach, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way from Cologne to Merano is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £4 compared to other travel options to Merano:

A flight journey is usually £48 less than a journey to Merano by coach, which costs on average £53 for the same trip.

A flight journey is usually £185 less than a journey to Merano by train, which costs on average £190 for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Merano from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 10 h 14 min.

There are alternative travel options to Merano that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 16 h 40 min.

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You should expect to travel around 350 miles from Cologne to Merano.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Merano:

  • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Cologne to Merano depart from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) to Merano, Via Piave / Via Schiller (Terme).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Merano Meran.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Merano:

  • You can travel by coach between Cologne and Merano with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Cologne to Merano tickets for £53 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Merano from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Merano tickets for £190 on Omio.
Many of our customers travelling from Cologne to Merano don't make Merano their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Munich, Bolzano or Milan, either of which you could add to your Cologne and Merano trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Merano to any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Cologne to Merano, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £53 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £4 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £190 one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Merano tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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