How to get from Rome to Cologne by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Rome to Cologne is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||676 miles (1090 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or flight|
|Ticket price range||$69 - $98|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $69 (€60) • 23 h 40 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $98 (€85) • 2 h|
|Popular travel companies||FlixBus or Tuifly|
Travel 676 miles (1090 km) by bus or flight between Rome and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus or Tuifly among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Rome to Cologne.
You can travel by bus or flight for as low as $84 (€75). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly from Rome to Cologne and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.
There are 2 options to travel between Rome and Cologne including taking a bus or flight.
The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Rome is by taking a bus, which costs on average $69 (€60).
This is compared to other ways of getting from Rome to Cologne:
Taking a bus costs $29 (€25) less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of $98 (€85).
The fastest way from Rome to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h.
There are alternative travel options to Cologne that take longer:
Taking a bus requires on average 23 h 40 min of travel time.
The distance from Rome to Cologne is approximately 676 miles (1090 km).
The average frequency per day from Rome to Cologne is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Rome to Cologne as scheduled services by bus or flight can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Rome to Cologne:
The following travel companies offer services from Rome to Cologne:
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