Travel from Cologne to Italy

Train, bus or fly from Cologne to Italy?

Eurowings, Ryanair and 2 other airlines fly from Cologne to Bologna 4 times a day. Alternatively, German Railways (DB) operates a train from Cologne to Roma every 3 hours. Tickets cost $110 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 52 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

Travel Guides

Getting to Milan from the airportGet the details in Rome2rio’s airport-to-city travel guide
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How to get from Cologne to Italy

From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Bologna airport, then line 40 bus to Bologna. 4 h 4 min $112. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then train to Milano. 4 h 26 min $116. From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Milan Linate airport, then line 73 bus to Milano. 4 h 51 min $125. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Milan Bergamo airport, shuttle to Centrale Fs, then line 3 subway to Milano. 4 h 55 min $71. From Köln Hbf train to Düsseldorf Hbf, train to Dusseldorf airport, fly to Milan Malpensa airport, then train to Milano. 5 h 3 min $118. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Cologne/Bonn Apt airport, fly to Rome Ciampino airport, train to Termini, then bus to Roma. 4 h 47 min $117. From Köln Hbf train to Basel SBB, train to Milano Centrale, then train to Roma Termini. 12 h 28 min $398. From Köln Messe/Deutz car train to Verona Porta Nuova, train to Termini, then bus to P.Za Venezia. 18 h 7 min $209. From Köln Messe/Deutz Gl. 9-10 train to Köln Hbf, train to Basel SBB, train to Milano Centrale, train to Verona Porta Nuova, then drive to Roma. 16 h 28 min $432. From Köln bus to Pescara, bus to Termini, then bus to P.Za Venezia. 24 h 42 min $139. From Köln, Dom / Hbf train to Köln, Grengel/Flughafen Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf, walk to Metropolitan Area Cologne, Cologne South, Airport, bus to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station, bus to Staz.Ne Tiburtina, then line 62 bus to Plebiscito. 25 h 40 min $166. From Cologne drive to Roma. 13 h 18 min $259.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Italy?

It takes approximately 4 h 4 min to get from Cologne to Italy.