There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Venice by plane, train, car, car train or bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Venice (VCE) CGN - VCE

$68 - $452

Cheapest option

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Venice  •  4 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Venice (VCE) DUS - VCE

$55 - $276

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Train to Frankfurt, fly to Venice  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Venice (VCE) FRA - VCE

$99 - $380

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Bologna (BLQ) CGN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia

$87 - $323

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Verona, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Verona (VRN) CGN - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia

$122 - $432

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice Treviso  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Venice Treviso (TSF) CGN - TSF

$87 - $378

Train, drive  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf Ec
  3. Drive from Innsbruck Hbf to Venice

$193 - $286

Train  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ec
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$199 - $375

Car train, train  •  15 h 48 min

  1. Take the car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia Fr / ...

$140 - $167

Bus FlixBus  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Venice, Venice N28

$72 - $126

Bus Eurolines FR  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Köln to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Venice

$142 - $237

Drive  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Venice 664.7 miles

$160 - $240

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Venice is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 240€ and takes 4 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Venice is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs 55€ - 390€.

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The distance between Cologne and Venice is 729 km. The road distance is 1063 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Cologne to Venice, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Venice. However, there are services departing from Köln and arriving at Venice via Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 30 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Venice. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Venezia S.Lucia via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 59 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Venice, Italy?

Eurowings, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Cologne to Venice every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Venice via Mannheim Hbf, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Verona via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $430
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Verona
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Bologna
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
SunExpress Deutschland
Website
sunexpress.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Venice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Innsbruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Koln Hbf to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Koln Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia S.Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Venezia Santa Lucia Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$90 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Venezia Santa Lucia
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Köln Messe/Deutz to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
14 h 4 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne South, Airport to Venice, Venice
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Köln to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Venice
Ave. Duration
14 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $150
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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