How to get to Cologne from Rome

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from Rome to Cologne

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

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

FlixBus
22:3538h10
Rome
12:45Cologne
£631One-way
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FlixBus
22:3538h10
Rome
12:45Cologne
£631One-way
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FlixBus
09:1022h15
Rome
07:25Cologne
£701One-way
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FlixBus
20:0022h55
Rome
18:55Cologne
£941One-way
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FlixBus
16:2526h30
Rome
18:55Cologne
£961One-way
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STUDENT AGENCY k.s.
12:0043h05
Rome
07:05Cologne
£1321One-way
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Travel Information from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, coach or flight
priceTicket price range£52 - £582
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £52 • 21 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £58 • 2 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Ryanair or Frecciarossa

Take a train, coach or flight to travel 676 miles from Rome to Cologne. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are FlixBus, Ryanair or Frecciarossa among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Rome to Cologne.

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All travel companies: All Airlines and Coach Companies from Rome to Cologne

SWISS, Lufthansa and FlixBus will get you from Rome to Cologne at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

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.

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Rome and Cologne.

      FAQs: Rome to Cologne

      FAQs: Travel 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.
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      There are 3 travel options from Rome to Cologne. You can take a train, coach or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel from Rome to Cologne is a coach with an average price of £52.

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

      Taking a coach costs £6 less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of £58.

      Taking a coach costs £530 less than taking a train, which costs on average £582 for the same trip.

      The fastest way to get to Cologne from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h.

      Other travel options to Cologne take longer:

      Taking a coach requires on average 21 h 25 min of travel time.

      Train takes 25 h 40 min on average.

      The distance between Rome and Cologne is around 676 miles.

      The average frequency per day from Rome to Cologne is:

      • 1 coach per day.
      • Around 2 trains per day.

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

      These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Rome to Cologne:

      • Coaches mostly depart from Rome, Termini (G) and arrive in Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).
      • Flights mostly leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and tend to arrive in Cologne Bonn Airport.
      • Trains mostly leave from Rome Termini and tend to arrive in Cologne Hbf.

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

      • You can take a coach from Rome to Cologne with FlixBus or Itabus. Cheap tickets can be found for £52 with FlixBus from Rome to Cologne.
      • You can travel by plane from Rome to Cologne with Ryanair, Malta Air, Eurowings, Lufthansa, TUIfly, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Smartwings, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings Europe or SWISS, and you can find Eurowings Rome to Cologne tickets for £58 on Omio.
      • You can travel to Cologne from Rome by train with Frecciarossa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £582 with Frecciarossa from Rome to Cologne.

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

      • You can take a direct coach with.
      • You can travel directly by plane with Eurowings.
      • You can book a direct train with.

      Direct services to Cologne 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 route.

      Looking to extend your trip from Rome to Cologne? Many Omio customers who go from Rome to Cologne usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main. If you're looking to explore Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels or Frankfurt am Main from Cologne, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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