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from Rome to Cologne

You can get from Rome to Cologne by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Rome to Cologne on Aug 1 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMRome Ciampino Airport1h55 10:25AMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$4141One-way
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08:30AMRome Ciampino Airport1h55 10:25AMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$4141One-way

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Sun
Aug 1
$122Flixbus
$236Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 2
$108Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 3
$119Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Wed
Aug 4
$124Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 5
$127Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Fri
Aug 6
$122Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Sat
Aug 7
$145Flixbus
$259Lufthansa
Sun
Aug 8
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$221Malta Air
Mon
Aug 9
$119Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 10
$103Flixbus
$149Austrian Airlines
Wed
Aug 11
$126Flixbus
$90Malta Air
Thu
Aug 12
$138Flixbus
$164Malta Air
Fri
Aug 13
$103Flixbus
$180Swiss
Sat
Aug 14
$116Flixbus
$190Malta Air
Sun
Aug 15
$108Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 16
$94Flixbus
$218Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 17
$111Flixbus
$149Austrian Airlines
Wed
Aug 18
$122Flixbus
$128Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 19
$106Flixbus
$89Swiss
Fri
Aug 20
$94Flixbus
$78Malta Air

Travel Information from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$25 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $25 (€20) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesMalta Air or Flixbus

Travel 676 miles (1090 km) by flight or bus from Rome to Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Malta Air or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Rome to Cologne.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Cologne, Germany if I’m coming from Rome, Italy?

International travel from Rome, Italy to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Italy?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne if traveling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What measures do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/30/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Cologne from Rome.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Rome, Italy from Cologne, Germany?

Return travel to Rome, Italy from Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Italy from Germany?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Italy from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Italy?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Italy to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Rome, Italy was last verified on 7/31/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Rome from Cologne.

How do I reach Cologne from Rome?

There are 2 ways to travel to Cologne from Rome including taking a flight or bus.

How many miles from Rome to Cologne would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 676 miles (1090 km) between Rome and Cologne.

Where do I depart from Rome? Where do I arrive in Cologne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Rome to Cologne:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Rome to Cologne depart from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Rome to Cologne depart from Rome, Tiburtina Station to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Who can get me from Rome to Cologne?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Rome to Cologne, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Malta Air for flights to Cologne. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Malta Air Rome to Cologne tickets on Omio for $25 (€20).
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Cologne by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Rome to Cologne tickets on Omio for $77 (€61).
Can I find a direct route to Cologne from Rome?

Yes, there are direct services available from Rome to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Cologne as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Rome and Cologne.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Rome and Cologne ends?
Omio customers who travel from Rome to Cologne often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Cologne and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I book my Rome to Cologne one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Rome to Cologne, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $25 (€20) one way.
  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $77 (€61) one way.

But we recommend booking Rome to Cologne tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to get from Rome to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Cologne is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around $25 (€20) compared to other travel options to Cologne:

Taking a flight is about $52 (€41) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $77 (€61) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to get from Rome to Cologne?

The fastest way to get to Cologne from Rome is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 55 min.

Other travel options to Cologne can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rome
Cologne
Roma Ostiense
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Roma Termini
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Roma Tiburtina
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