Cheap bus tickets from Rome to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Cheapest

$89

Average

$92

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 Rome to Cologne will cost around $ 92 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 89.

Cheapest
04:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina27h45 08:25PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$891One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina24h55 01:10PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$961One-way

Bus schedule from Rome to Cologne

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12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina24h55 01:10PMKöln, Flughafen
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04:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina27h45 08:25PMKöln, Flughafen
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Tue
Dec 7
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$278Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
$89Flixbus
$170Malta Air
Thu
Dec 9
$72Flixbus
$172Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$59Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Sat
Dec 11
$78Flixbus
$28Malta Air
Sun
Dec 12
$67Flixbus
$60Tuifly
Mon
Dec 13
$90Flixbus
$96Eurowings
Tue
Dec 14
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$132Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$60Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Thu
Dec 16
$72Flixbus
$156Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$96Flixbus
$18Malta Air
Sat
Dec 18
$90Flixbus
$27Malta Air
Sun
Dec 19
$96Flixbus
$27Malta Air
Mon
Dec 20
$102Flixbus
$48Eurowings
Tue
Dec 21
$99Flixbus
$132Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 22
$111Flixbus
$48Eurowings
Thu
Dec 23
$108Flixbus
$156Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 24
$84Flixbus
$48Eurowings
Sat
Dec 25
$77Flixbus
$137Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 26
$121Flixbus
$33Malta Air
Mon
Dec 27
$109Flixbus
$96Eurowings

Bus times from Rome to Cologne

Showing times and prices for Dec 8

Fastest Journey

1d 55 m

Average

1d 2 h 20 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

1090 km

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

Fastest
12:15PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina24h55 01:10PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$961One-way
2nd Fastest
04:40PMRoma, Autostazione Tiburtina27h45 08:25PMKöln, Flughafen
1 changes
$891One-way

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Overview: Bus from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage bus duration23 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$76 (€63)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus

Buses from Rome to Cologne cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long route taking on average 23 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $59 (€49), but the average price of bus tickets is $76 (€63). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

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FlixBus from Rome to Cologne

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets between Rome and Cologne from $59 (€49) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus 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 carry-on luggage and one checked bag 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.

  • Average Price: $59

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from Rome to Cologne:

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

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

Is international entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

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

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:

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

The above information was last checked on 12/6/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Italy from Germany by bus?

Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Rome from Cologne?

Entry into Italy 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 12/4/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Rome from Cologne.

How much are cheap buses between Rome and Cologne?
Bus tickets to Cologne from Rome for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $59 (€49)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a bus from Rome to Cologne?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Rome to Cologne bus price to come in at an average of $76 (€63)  one way.
What is the distance to Cologne from Rome by bus?
The bus distance from Rome to Cologne is around 676 miles (1090 km).
How long is a bus between Rome and Cologne on average?
The Rome to Cologne bus duration is on average 23 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 676 miles (1090 km) between Rome and Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What bus station in Rome goes to Cologne? What bus station do I come into Cologne from Rome?

When taking a bus from Rome, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Rome, Termini (G), Rome, Roma Ostiense and Roma, Via Marsala / Viale Enrico De Nicola. When you arrive in Cologne, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Roma Termini   to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.

Where is the Rome bus station located? Where is the Cologne bus station located?

Passengers board their bus most frequently from Roma Termini and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this bus station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and need to travel approximately 8.1 miles (13.1 km) from the bus station to the city center in Cologne.

Which bus companies can get me from Rome to Cologne?
Take the Rome to Cologne bus with Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey from Rome to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When is the earliest bus from Rome to Cologne? When is the last bus from Rome to Cologne?
The earliest bus for this route departs from Rome at 6: 30 AM. The last bus leaves from Rome at 7: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Rome to Cologne and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase a bus ticket from Rome to Cologne to get the best deals?
If you book a bus ticket from Rome to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $76 (€63) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets from Rome to Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.