Duration 4h 54m
Distance 1408.7 km
Average price 180€
Possible routes 10 found

Cologne to Rome

Rome2rio has found 10 ways to get from Cologne to Rome by flight, train, bus and car. We recommend flying from Cologne Bonn to Rome, which is the fastest option and takes around 4h 54m.
Recommended route

Fly Cologne Bonn to Rome

  1. Cologne Bonn
  2. Rome
Fastest
4h 54m
65€ - 299€
Alternative routes

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Rome

  1. Köln Hbf
  2. Dusseldorf
  3. Rome
5h 34m
68€ - 308€
5h 11m
Cheapest
39€ - 298€

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Rome

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Frankfurt
  3. Rome
5h 18m
90€ - 374€

Train via Milan

  1. Siegburg/Bonn
  2. Basel SBB
  3. Brig
  4. Milano Centrale
  5. Rome
14h 4m
175€ - 469€

Train

  1. Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Muenchen Hbf
  3. Rome
18h 41m
168€ - 278€

Bus via Florence

  1. Cologne, Cologne South, Airport
  2. Florence, Florence
  3. Rome
21h 38m
Bookable on Rome2rio
66€ - 934€

Car train, drive

  1. Köln Hbf
  2. Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Rome
18h 26m
124€ - 220€

Bus

  1. Köln
  2. Pescara
  3. Rome
25h 50m
111€ - 134€

Drive

  1. Cologne
  2. Rome
13h 12m
190€ - 280€

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cologne to Rome? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Rome is to fly which costs 35€ - 300€ and takes 5h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Rome is to fly which costs 65€ - 300€ and takes 4h 54m.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Rome. However, there are services departing from Köln Dom / Hbf and arriving at Roma Termini via Siegburg/Bonn, Basel SBB, Brig and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 4m.

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The distance between Cologne and Rome is 1090 km. The road distance is 1408.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Rome without a car is to train via Milan which takes 14h 4m and costs 170€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4h 54m to get from Cologne to Rome, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cologne to Rome is to fly which takes 4h 54m and costs 65€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can train via Milan, which costs 170€ - 470€ and takes 14h 4m, you could also bus via Florence, which costs 65€ - 950€ and takes 21h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Rome is 1409 km. It takes approximately 13h 12m to drive from Cologne to Rome.

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Swiss, Eurowings, Ryanair and Lufthansa offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 5627+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 58€ per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 3€ - 15€.

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How to travel from Cologne to Rome

Find all the possible transport options for your trip from Cologne to Rome right here. Rome2rio displays up to date schedules, route maps, journey times and estimated fares from relevant transport operators, ensuring you can make an informed decision about which option will suit you best. Click the map below to see more travel options.

What companies run services between Cologne and Rome?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Cologne to Rome every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Rome via Siegburg Bf, Siegburg/Bonn, Basel Sbb, Basel SBB, Brig, and Milano Centrale in around 14h 4m.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 440€
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 750€
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 300€
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 750€
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 800€
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 650€
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 1100€
Bus operators
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
55€ - 750€

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