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Duration 14h 4m
Distance 1397.2 km
Average price 280€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The train between Cologne and Rome takes 14h 4m. There is at least one train per day from Cologne to Rome. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Basel Sbb
  3. Milano Centrale
  4. Rome
14h 43m
185€ - 439€

Cologne to Rome train times

Trains run once daily between Cologne and Rome. The service departs Cologne at 06:31 in the morning, which arrives into Rome at 20:35. All services require a transfer, and take on average 14h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Rome. However, there are services departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Siegburg/Bonn, Basel Sbb and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 43m.

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The distance between Cologne and Rome is 1090 km. The road distance is 1397.2 km.

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Cologne to Rome train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Siegburg/Bonn station.

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Cologne to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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