Cologne to Rome route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time15h 09m
Fare range€75-€393
Distance1091km
First & last trains
First train departs at04:18
Last train departs at23:53
Fastest journey
Fastest route11h 53m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationCologne
Destination StationRome

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

08:55
12:47
Cologne
Rome
12h 33m3 changes
09:55
11:23
Cologne
Rome
12h 04m4 changes
10:55
14:47
Cologne
Rome
12h 00m2 changes
11:55
13:23
Cologne
Rome
17h 48m5 changes
12:55
16:47
Cologne
Rome
18h 22m3 changes

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Cologne to Rome start at €181.75 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€181.75
14 days
in advance
€211.28
Avg. single price
On the day
€293.82
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Cologne to Rome?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Cologne to Rome is €74.8. To buy train tickets from Cologne to Rome for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Cologne to Rome by train?

The average journey time between Cologne and Rome is 15 hours and 9 minutes and the fastest journey time is 11 hours and 53 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 19 trains per day travelling from Cologne to Rome. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Cologne to Rome?

The first train from Cologne to Rome departs at 04:18. The last train from Cologne to Rome departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Cologne and Rome?

No, it is not possible to travel from Cologne to Rome without having to change trains. To travel from Cologne to Rome will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

How do I get back to Cologne?

By train, of course. See trains from Rome to Cologne.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Cologne to Rome for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 20/07/2017 for travel on 20/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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