You can get from Cologne to Bologna by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||488 miles (787 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$48 - $156|
|Cheapest mode||Flight • $48 (€38) • 1 h 30 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $48 (€38) • 1 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 488 miles (787 km) from Cologne to Bologna. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $48 (€38). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Cologne to Bologna.
Travel from Cologne, Germany to Bologna, Italy is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 9/15/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Cologne and Bologna closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to Cologne, Germany from Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into Germany:
You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 9/16/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Bologna closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Bologna: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Bologna is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $48 (€38) compared to other travel options to Bologna:
A flight is $30 (€24) less than a bus for this journey with tickets for a bus from Cologne to Bologna costing on average $77 (€62).
Taking a flight is usually $109 (€87) less than taking a train to Bologna, which costs on average $156 (€125) for the same trip.
The quickest way to travel between Cologne and Bologna is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 30 min compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 16 h 15 min of travel time.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 11 h 32 min.
The Cologne to Bologna distance is around 488 miles (787 km).
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Bologna is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Cologne to Bologna as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Bologna:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Bologna with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Bologna tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.
Before traveling from Cologne to Bologna, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Bologna tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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