How to get to Rome from Cologne

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from Cologne to Rome

How to get to Rome from Cologne by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Cologne to Rome is by taking a coach because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
22:2523h35
Cologne
22:00Rome
£661One-way
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FlixBus
22:2523h35
Cologne
22:00Rome
£661One-way
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19:1021h15
Cologne
16:25Rome
£1221One-way
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18:5521h40
Cologne
16:35Rome
£711One-way
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17:5522h30
Cologne
16:25Rome
£771One-way
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FlixBus
15:1437h51
Cologne
05:05Rome
£771One-way
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Travel Information from Cologne to Rome

distanceDistance676 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or flight
priceTicket price range£49 - £67
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £49 • 21 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £67 • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Ryanair

Travel 676 miles by coach or flight from Cologne to Rome. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are FlixBus or Ryanair among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Cologne to Rome.

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Travel from Cologne to Rome on Lufthansa, Eurowings and Ryanair travel with Omio. When comparing timetables and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Rome travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel operators, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one hand luggage and one hold luggage per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly between Cologne and Rome and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Cologne to Rome

        FAQs: Travel to Rome 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 Cologne to Rome.
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        There are 2 ways to get from Cologne to Rome: coach or flight.

        The cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Rome is a coach with an average price of £49.

        This is compared to other travel options from Cologne to Rome:

        A coach is £18 less than a flight with an average ticket price of £67 from Cologne to Rome.

        The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Rome is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 55 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Taking a coach requires on average 21 h 20 min of travel time.

        Rome is approximately 676 miles away from Cologne.

        The average frequency per day from Cologne to Rome is:

        • 1 coach per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Rome from Cologne as scheduled services by coach or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

        • Most travellers who buy a coach ticket from Cologne to Rome depart from Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle) to Rome, Termini (G).
        • Most travellers board their plane from Cologne Bonn Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.

        The following travel companies offer services from Cologne to Rome:

        • Travel with FlixBus, STUDENT AGENCY k. S. Or National Express to go to Rome by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Cologne to Rome tickets on Omio for £49.
        • Ryanair, Malta Air, Eurowings, Lufthansa, TUIfly, Eurowings Europe, Smartwings, airmax or Alitalia can get you to Rome by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from Cologne to Rome for £13 on Omio.

        Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Rome with the following travel companies:

        • You can book a direct coach with.
        • You can take a direct flight with Eurowings.

        Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Cologne to Rome often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Florence, Naples, Milan, Venice or Paris. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Cologne and Rome itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Rome and any of these top destinations today!

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