You can get from Cologne to Rome by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Rome on 22 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||676 miles (1090 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£64 - £123|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £64 • 21 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £74 • 1 h 55 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a coach, flight or train to travel 676 miles (1090 km) from Cologne to Rome. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £64. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Cologne to Rome.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Rome, Italy is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 20/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Cologne to Rome closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 19/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Rome: coach, flight or train.
The cheapest way from Cologne to Rome is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around £64 compared to other travel options to Rome:
A coach is about £10 less than a flight, which costs on average £74 for this route.
A coach is £59 less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Cologne to Rome costing on average £123.
The fastest way to get to Rome from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.
There are alternative travel options to Rome that can usually take longer:
In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 21 h.
In comparison, getting to Rome by train can take on average 18 h 21 min.
The Cologne to Rome distance is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Rome is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Rome as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Rome:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Rome with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this route.
When planning your trip to Rome from Cologne, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.