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Train Information between Bolzano and Cologne

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 40 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Bolzano to Cologne cover the 365 miles (589 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $56 (€47), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Bolzano-Bozen and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Bolzano and Cologne

Travel between Bolzano and Cologne from $56 (€47) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 365 miles (589 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Bolzano and Cologne. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Bolzano to Cologne on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Bolzano to Cologne you can pay as low as $56 (€47).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Bolzano to Cologne:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Bolzano to Cologne
Travel by train 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 Bolzano to Cologne.
FAQs
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Bolzano and Cologne?

Travel by train between Bolzano, Italy and Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Bolzano 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 Bolzano?

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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Bolzano closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Bolzano is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Italy from Germany?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Bolzano, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 11/30/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Bolzano from Cologne here.

How much do cheap trains to Cologne from Bolzano cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Bolzano and Cologne for as low as $56 (€47)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train to Cologne from Bolzano on average?
The train price between Bolzano and Cologne is on average $63 (€52)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Bolzano to Cologne by train?
The train distance from Bolzano to Cologne is around 365 miles (589 km).
How long is a train from Bolzano to Cologne on average?
The train time from Bolzano to Cologne is on average 8 h 40 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bolzano and Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What train station in Bolzano goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Bolzano?

When taking a train from Bolzano, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano / Bozen and Bolzano Sud Bozen Sud. When you arrive in Cologne, your train can arrive in train stations including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Bolzano-Bozen   to Köln Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Bolzano located? Where is the arrival train station in Cologne located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Bolzano-Bozen, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Bolzano.

The most popular arrival train station, Köln Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center of Cologne.

What train companies offer a service between Bolzano and Cologne?
If you're looking for trains from Bolzano to Cologne, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Cologne. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Bolzano to Cologne trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services are there from Bolzano to Cologne a day?
The average number of trains departing Bolzano for Cologne is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Bolzano to Cologne? When does the last train depart from Bolzano to Cologne?
The first Bolzano to Cologne train departs at 6: 45 AM   and the last train from Bolzano to Cologne leaves at 5: 34 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bolzano to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I book Bolzano to Cologne train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains to Cologne from Bolzano to cost on average $63 (€52) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Bolzano to Cologne train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bolzano
Cologne
Bolzano-Bozen is the most popular Bolzano railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Bolzano for your trip to Cologne.