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Train Information to Rome from Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration24 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$91 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Cologne to Rome cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey taking on average 24 h 30 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $91 (€76), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $91 (€76). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Roma Termini.

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

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

Can I enter Italy from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

All travelers in Italy must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/30/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Rome from Cologne as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train 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
  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 11/30/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Cologne to Rome?
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Rome from Cologne for the next 7 days starting from $91 (€76)  one way.
What is the cost of a train from Cologne to Rome?
If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Cologne to Rome train price to come in at an average of $91 (€76)  one way.
What is the distance from Cologne to Rome by train?
The Cologne to Rome train distance is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
How long is the train ride between Cologne and Rome?
The train time from Cologne to Rome is on average 24 h 30 min  for the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Cologne to Rome by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Cologne to Rome, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Rome do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Cologne and Rome, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your journey can end in train stations such as Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Roma Termini.

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

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 Rome most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this train station to the city center.

How many trains per day are there between Cologne and Rome?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Cologne to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When can I take the first train from Cologne to Rome? When can I take the last train for the day?
The first Cologne to Rome train departs at 9: 30 PM   and the last train from Cologne to Rome leaves at 9: 30 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Cologne to Rome on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I buy Cologne to Rome train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase a train ticket from Cologne to Rome within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $91 (€76) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Rome from Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Rome
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 Rome.
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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