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Overview: Train from Cologne to Bolzano

distanceDistance365 miles (589 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€61)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Bolzano cover the 365 miles (589 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $73 (€61), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $56 (€47). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Bolzano-Bozen.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Bolzano trains

You can travel by train to Bolzano from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $56 (€47). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Cologne and Bolzano. 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, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Cologne to Bolzano train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 10 h 22 min
  • Average Price: $56
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

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

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Bolzano

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Cologne to Bolzano. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Cologne to Bolzano and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Bolzano

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Cologne to Bolzano?

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

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 48 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Bolzano, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/18/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Bolzano before traveling.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Bolzano, Italy?

Return travel from Italy to Germany is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Germany 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • 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 requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/19/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Bolzano.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Cologne to Bolzano?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Bolzano trains for as little as $56 (€47)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Bolzano from Cologne?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $73 (€61)  for a train ticket to Bolzano from Cologne.

How far is Bolzano from Cologne by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Bolzano from Cologne by train to be approximately 365 miles (589 km).

What is the Cologne to Bolzano train travel time?

The train time from Cologne to Bolzano is on average 10 h 58 min  for the 365 miles (589 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bolzano from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Bolzano?

When departing from Cologne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When arriving in Bolzano, you can end your journey in train stations like Bolzano-Bozen, Bolzano Sud Bozen Sud and Bolzano Sud.

Omio customers book a train from Köln Hbf   to Bolzano-Bozen   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Cologne train station to Bolzano? Where is the Bolzano train station?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Bolzano most often arrive at Bolzano-Bozen and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers go from Cologne to Bolzano?

If you're looking for trains from Cologne to Bolzano, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Bolzano. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Cologne to Bolzano journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there between Cologne and Bolzano a day?

The average number of trains departing Cologne for Bolzano is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Cologne to Bolzano? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Bolzano?

The earliest train departing from Cologne to Bolzano leaves at 7: 53 AM. The last train departing from Cologne to Bolzano leaves at 10: 57 PM. You can find the latest Cologne to Bolzano train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I purchase train tickets from Cologne to Bolzano to score the best deals?

If you book the Cologne to Bolzano train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $73 (€61). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Cologne to Bolzano. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Bolzano
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne 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 Cologne for your trip to Bolzano.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB