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Train Information to Merano from Cologne

distanceDistance350 miles (565 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price$65 (€52)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Merano cover the 350 miles (565 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $65 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $65 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Merano Meran.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Cologne and Merano

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Cologne to Merano in comfort. Find the DB train schedule for your route from Cologne to Merano on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Cologne and Merano is 350 miles (565 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Cologne to Merano start at $65 (€52).

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for 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.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Merano don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Cologne to Merano

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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 Merano. 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 Merano and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Trains from Cologne to Merano
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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Merano, Italy if I'm coming from Cologne, Germany by train?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Merano, 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:

  • 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 Merano, 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 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cologne to Merano before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Merano, Italy to Cologne, Germany?

Return travel from Italy to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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 Merano?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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:

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Merano.

How much do cheap trains to Merano from Cologne cost?
Train tickets from Cologne to Merano for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $65 (€52)  one way in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train between Cologne and Merano?
The Cologne to Merano train ticket price is on average $65 (€52)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
How far is it from Cologne to Merano by train?
You should expect to travel around 350 miles (565 km)  between Cologne and Merano by train.
How long is a train to Merano from Cologne on average?
The train time to Merano from Cologne is on average 9 h 47 min  for the 350 miles (565 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Merano from Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Cologne to Merano do I depart from? Which Merano train station from Cologne do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Cologne to start your journey from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. In Merano you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Merano Meran, Meran Untermais Merano-Maia Bassa and Merano-maia Bassa.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Merano Meran.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Merano Meran, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Cologne to Merano?
For the journey from Cologne to Merano you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Merano from Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure train times from Cologne to Merano?
You can take the first train from Cologne to Merano at 4: 53 AM. The last train from Cologne to Merano that you can take departs at 8: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Cologne to Merano schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy Cologne to Merano train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Cologne to Merano within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $65 (€52) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Merano a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Merano
Köln Hbf
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