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Overview: Train from Florence to Cologne

distanceDistance533 miles (859 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$104 (€86)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Florence to Cologne cover the 533 miles (859 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 28 min with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $104 (€86), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $79 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Florence, Italy and Cologne, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Florence 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 Florence?

Entry Requirements:

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

The above information was last checked on 1/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Florence and Cologne closer to your date of departure here

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Florence 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?

  • 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 Florence, 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 1/15/22. 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 Florence from Cologne here.

How much are cheap trains from Florence to Cologne?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Florence and Cologne for as low as $79 (€65)  for the next 7 days.

How much is the train between Florence and Cologne on average?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $104 (€86)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Florence.

What is the distance between Florence and Cologne by train?

The distance from Florence to Cologne by train is approximately 533 miles (859 km).

What is the Florence to Cologne train travel time?

On average the Florence to Cologne train travel time is 13 h 28 min  for the 533 miles (859 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Florence goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Florence?

When taking the train between Florence and Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Firenze Santa Maria Novella, Firenze Rifredi and Firenze Campo di Marte. Your journey can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Firenze Santa Maria Novella   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Firenze Santa Maria Novella and travel around 0.7 miles (1.1 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

What time is the earliest train from Florence to Cologne? What time is the last train from Florence to Cologne?

The first Florence to Cologne train departs at 4: 47 AM   and the last train from Florence to Cologne leaves at 9: 47 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Florence to Cologne on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I buy train tickets between Florence and Cologne for the best deals?

If you purchase the Florence to Cologne train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $104 (€86). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Florence and Cologne. 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

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Firenze Santa Maria Novella is the most popular Florence 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 Florence for your trip to Cologne.
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+39 0552352595
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Mon - Sun: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Tram lines: T1, T2
Bus lines: 6, 11, 12, 13, 17, 23, 36, 37, C4
Train lines: FR, FA, Italo
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Mon - Sun: 07: 15 - 20: 45
Public transit options for Firenze Campo di Marte
Bus lines: 12, 13, 33
Train lines: FA, IC, ICN, R