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Overview: Train from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
durationAverage train duration23 h 4 min
priceAverage train ticket price$106 (€88)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesÖBB

Trains from Rome to Cologne cover the 676 miles (1090 km) long journey taking on average 23 h 4 min with our travel partners like ÖBB. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $106 (€88), but the average price of train tickets is $106 (€88). Travelers depart most frequently from Roma Termini and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Train companies

ÖBB trains between Rome and Cologne

Find the best trains from Rome to Cologne with Omio's travel partners ÖBB from $106 (€88). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

ÖBB

ÖBB is Austria's main train company and offers the following different ticket types for your next trip from Rome to Cologne by train: Standard Ticket, Comfort-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene-Ticket, ÖBB Sparschiene Comfort-Ticket.

ÖBB tickets from Rome to Cologne are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect route with ÖBB between Rome and Cologne all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current ÖBB train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 676 miles (1090 km) trip. You can also see relevant travel information for the ÖBB train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Rome to Cologne routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best ÖBB Rome to Cologne train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the ÖBB train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Cologne with ÖBB!

    When purchasing your ÖBB train tickets from Rome to Cologne, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • Refund or voucher policy
    • ÖBB has granted goodwill arrangements for tickets bought until March 15, 2020.
      • National ÖBB: Tickets valid until June 1, 2020, can be refunded as a voucher
      • International ÖBB: Ticket refunds depend on the current entry regulations set by the government of the destination country
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Rome to Cologne
    Travel by train to Cologne easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Rome to Cologne.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Rome, Italy and Cologne, Germany allowed?

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

    Is international entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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:

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

    The above information was last checked on 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Rome closer to your date of departure here

    Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rome, Italy from Cologne, Germany?

    Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.

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

    Entry into 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?

    Requirements for reentering:

    • 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?

    The government of Italy 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 12/4/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Rome from Cologne.

    What is the price of the cheapest train from Rome to Cologne?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Rome to Cologne trains for as little as $106 (€88)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train between Rome and Cologne?
    The Rome to Cologne train ticket price is on average $106 (€88)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    How far is Cologne from Rome by train?
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Rome and Cologne by train to be approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
    How long is a train from Rome to Cologne on average?
    On average the Rome to Cologne train time is 23 h 4 min  covering the 676 miles (1090 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Rome goes to Cologne? What train station do I come into Cologne from Rome?

    There are a few train stations in Rome to start your route from including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

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

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

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

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

    What train companies offer a service from Rome to Cologne?
    When taking a train from Rome to Cologne, you can count on ÖBB for the best way to get you to Cologne. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Rome and Cologne and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    When should I purchase the Rome to Cologne train for the best deals on tickets?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Rome to Cologne is on average $106 (€88) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Rome to Cologne available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Rome
    Cologne
    Roma Termini is the most popular Rome 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 Rome for your trip to Cologne.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 064745421
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 30 - 22: 00
    Public transit options for Roma Termini
    Metro lines: A (red), B (blue)
    Bus lines: 5, H, 38, 40 Express, 50 Express, 64, 66, 70, 75, 82, 90 Express, 92, 105, 150F, 223, 310, 590, 714, 910, C2, C3
    Tram lines: 5, 14
    Train lines: Italo, FR, FA, FB, IC, ICN, EN, CNL, R, Leonardo Express
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +39 892021
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 06: 35 - 20: 20
    Public transit options for Roma Tiburtina
    Metro lines: LB
    Bus lines: 62, 71, 111, 111F, 120F, 135, 163, 168, 211, 309, 409, n409, n041, C2, C3, Airport Shuttle
    Train lines: FR, FA, IC, REG, FL1, FL2, FL3