The cheapest buses from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$87

Average

$103

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.

The average ticket from Cologne to Rome will cost around $ 103 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 87.

Cheapest
10:50PMKöln, Flughafen24h35 11:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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$871One-way
Cheapest
11:45AMKöln, Flughafen21h45 09:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$871One-way
2nd Cheapest
02:30PMKöln, Flughafen23h15 01:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$1121One-way
06:55PMKöln, Flughafen25h05 08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$1281One-way

Timetable Cologne to Rome

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11:45AMKöln, Flughafen21h45 09:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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02:30PMKöln, Flughafen23h15 01:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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06:55PMKöln, Flughafen25h05 08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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10:50PMKöln, Flughafen24h35 11:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
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Wed
Sep 22
$87Flixbus
$416Malta Air
Thu
Sep 23
$84Flixbus
$124Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$87Flixbus
$255Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$81Flixbus
$416Malta Air
Sun
Sep 26
$75Flixbus
$75Tuifly
Mon
Sep 27
$84Flixbus
$217Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$89Flixbus
$42Malta Air
Wed
Sep 29
$63Flixbus
$103Malta Air
Thu
Sep 30
$57Flixbus
$77Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$57Flixbus
$75Tuifly
Sat
Oct 2
$75Flixbus
$103Malta Air
Sun
Oct 3
$63Flixbus
$56Malta Air
Mon
Oct 4
$75Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$80Flixbus
$21Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$71Flixbus
$40Malta Air
Thu
Oct 7
$63Flixbus
$54Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$63Flixbus
$162Tuifly
Sat
Oct 9
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$295Malta Air
Sun
Oct 10
$63Flixbus
$254Malta Air
Mon
Oct 11
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$103Malta Air

The fastest buses from Cologne to Rome

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

21 h 45 m

Average

23 h 40 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

1090 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Rome without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:45AMKöln, Flughafen21h45 09:30AMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$871One-way
2nd Fastest
02:30PMKöln, Flughafen23h15 01:45PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$1121One-way
10:50PMKöln, Flughafen24h35 11:25PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$871One-way
06:55PMKöln, Flughafen25h05 08:00PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina
1 changes
$1281One-way

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Bus Information to Rome from Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage bus duration21 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$85 (€68)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from Cologne to Rome cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long trip taking on average 21 h 45 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $75 (€60), but the average price of bus tickets is $85 (€68). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Rome, Tiburtina Station.

Bus companies

FlixBus Cologne – Rome

You can travel by bus between Cologne and Rome with FlixBus for as low as $75 (€60). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Cologne to Rome.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus between Cologne and Rome, check Omio for FlixBus buses offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 676 miles (1090 km) trip between Cologne and Rome, Omio makes it easier than ever to find FlixBus buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cologne and Rome as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your FlixBus bus on Omio. If you search for buses between Cologne and Rome in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for FlixBus buses between Cologne and Rome starting at $75 (€60), buy your official FlixBus tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets between Cologne and Rome and when traveling by bus:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Cologne to Rome
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Rome, Italy if I'm coming from Cologne, Germany by bus?

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) 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:

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

The above information was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Cologne to Rome closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Cologne, Germany from Rome, Italy?

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

Is my return bus into Cologne from Rome restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany 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 9/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap bus from Cologne to Rome cost?
Bus tickets between Cologne and Rome for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $75 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Cologne to Rome?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $85 (€68)  for a bus ticket from Cologne to Rome.
How far is Cologne to Rome by bus?
The distance from Cologne to Rome by bus is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
What is the Cologne to Rome bus travel time?
On average the Cologne to Rome bus time is 21 h 45 min  covering the 676 miles (1090 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Cologne to Rome, which bus station in Cologne do I depart from and which bus station in Rome do I arrive in?

Some of the Cologne bus stations to Rome you can start your journey from include Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Rome include Rome, Tiburtina Station, Rome, Termini (G) and Rome, Roma Ostiense.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arriving in Rome, Tiburtina Station.

Where is the bus station in Cologne to go to Rome? Where is the bus station in Rome located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Rome, Tiburtina Station, located 2 mile (s) / 4 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers can get me from Cologne to Rome?
Take the Cologne to Rome bus with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus providers for the journey to Rome from Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Cologne to Rome? When is the last bus from Cologne to Rome?
The first Cologne to Rome bus departs at 9: 45 AM   and the last bus from Cologne to Rome leaves at 8: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Cologne to Rome on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase bus tickets between Cologne and Rome to score the best deals?
If you book the Cologne to Rome bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $85 (€68). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Cologne and Rome. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.