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Train Information between Vienna and Cologne

distanceDistance353 miles (569 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Vienna to Cologne cover the 353 miles (569 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Cologne.

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Is travel by train currently allowed from Vienna, Austria to Cologne, Italy?

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Cologne, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from Austria?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from Vienna?

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 Cologne, 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 9/27/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Vienna to Cologne before traveling.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Italy?

Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. 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 Vienna from Cologne here.

How far is Cologne from Vienna by train?
The train distance from Vienna to Cologne is around 353 miles (569 km).
How many hours is the train time to Cologne from Vienna?
The train time from Vienna to Cologne is on average 8 h 59 min  for the 353 miles (569 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Vienna and Cologne by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Vienna and arrival train station in Cologne?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Cologne.

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

Passengers board their train most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Cologne and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Cologne.

How many train services per day are there between Vienna and Cologne?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Cologne is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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