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from Rome to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to Cologne on Dec 4 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:50PMRome Ciampino Airport2h05 08:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$641One-way
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06:50PMRome Ciampino Airport2h05 08:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$641One-way
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01:20PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport3h50 05:10PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$2401One-way
06:30PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h30 11:00PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$2401One-way
07:35AMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport5h10 12:45PMCologne/Bonn Airport
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$2401One-way

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Fri
Dec 3
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Sat
Dec 4
$79Flixbus
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Dec 5
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Mon
Dec 6
$96Flixbus
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Wed
Dec 8
$58Flixbus
$41Malta Air
Thu
Dec 9
$72Flixbus
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Fri
Dec 10
$59Flixbus
$28Malta Air
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Dec 11
$64Flixbus
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Dec 13
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Dec 14
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$132Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$60Flixbus
$26Malta Air
Thu
Dec 16
$72Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$96Flixbus
$29Malta Air
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Dec 18
$90Flixbus
$26Malta Air
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Dec 19
$96Flixbus
$27Malta Air
Mon
Dec 20
$102Flixbus
$48Eurowings
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Dec 21
$99Flixbus
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Dec 22
$135Flixbus
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Dec 23
$105Flixbus
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Travel Information from Rome to Cologne

distanceDistance676 miles (1090 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or bus
priceTicket price range$48 - $84
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $48 (€40) • 1 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTuifly or Flixbus

Take a flight or bus to travel 676 miles (1090 km) 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 $48 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Tuifly or Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus from Rome to Cologne.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Rome, Italy and Cologne, Germany allowed?

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

Is international entry into Cologne from Rome restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from Rome?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Rome to Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return 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 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 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 12/3/21. 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.

What are the ways to get from Rome to Cologne?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Rome to Cologne. You can take a flight or bus.

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

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Rome is by taking a flight, which costs on average $48 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

Taking a flight is about $36 (€30) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $84 (€70) 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 22 h 50 min   of travel time.

How far is Cologne from Rome?

The Rome to Cologne distance is around 676 miles (1090 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Rome and in Cologne?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport to Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Rome to Cologne depart from Rome, Termini (G) to Köln, Köln Bonn Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from Rome to Cologne?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to Cologne:

  • You can travel between Rome and Cologne by flight with Tuifly. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€40) with Tuifly from Rome to Cologne.
  • You can take a bus from Rome to Cologne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $84 (€70) with Flixbus from Rome to Cologne.
Can I find a direct route from Rome to Cologne?

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

  • You can travel directly by bus 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 to Cologne from Rome.

Where should I go next after I travel from Rome to Cologne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Rome to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $48 (€40) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $84 (€70) one way for this journey.

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.