The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Cologne to Venice is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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11 h 30 m
12 h 42 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Cologne for Venice every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||452 miles (729 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$109 (€95)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Cologne to Venice cover the 452 miles (729 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $69 (€60), but the average price of train tickets is $109 (€95). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Venezia Mestre.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Cologne and Venice from $69 (€60). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Cologne to Venice train.
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Venice, Italy by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Cologne and Venice before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Venice is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 1/24/23. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Venice closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Venice, your train can arrive in train stations including Venezia Mestre, Venezia Santa Lucia and Venice.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf to Venezia Mestre.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Venice most often arrive at Venezia Mestre and need to travel around 5.6 miles (9.1 km) from this train station to the city center.
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