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Cologne to Rome by bus

The journey from Cologne to Rome by bus is 678.14 mi and takes 29 hr 18 min. There are 29 connections per day, with the first departure at 1:35 AM and the last at 11:50 PM. It is possible to travel from Cologne to Rome by bus for as little as $63.61 or as much as $264.76. The best price for this journey is $63.61.

Lowest Price$63.61
Journey Duration29 hr 18 min
Connection per Day29
Lowest Price$63.61
Highest Price$264.76
First Departure1:35 AM
Last Departure11:50 PM
Distance678.14 mi
DepartureCologne
ArrivalRome
CarriersOUIGO, RegioJetMore

Cologne to Rome Bus Times

Departure date
Sunday, Apr 21, 2024

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How can I get the cheapest bus tickets to travel from Cologne to Rome?

The prices for bus tickets from Cologne to Rome vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest bus tickets from Cologne to Rome will cost $63.61. The average bus ticket price is approximately $150.13. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from Cologne to Rome, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $150.13. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest bus tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as bus ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper bus tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How much time will it take to go from Cologne to Rome by bus?

The journey between Cologne and Rome by bus is approximately 678.14 mi. It will take you more or less 29 hr 18 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. In order to get from Cologne to Rome faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Cologne and Rome will complete the journey in 21 hr 40 min.On average, it will take you about 29 hr 18 min to travel the 678.14 mi between Cologne and Rome.

How many journeys from Cologne to Rome take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Cologne to Rome using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 29 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Cologne to Rome using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 0 direct connections from Cologne to Rome each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 29 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Cologne to Rome. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Rome
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Cologne to Rome.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Cologne to Rome, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Cologne to Rome.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Best time to book cheap bus tickets from Cologne to Rome

The cheapest Cologne - Rome bus tickets can be found for as low as $60.76 if you’re lucky, or $84.19 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $110.70.

Find the best day to travel to Rome by bus

When travelling to Rome by bus, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

FlixBus, a long-distance bus company, operates in both Europe and the United States. Founded in 2013, it has grown to become one of the largest bus operators in Europe, connecting over 2,500 destinations in 30 countries. Originating in Germany, FlixBus has expanded quickly to neighboring countries including France, Italy, Denmark, the Netherlands, and Croatia, while also offering regular services to Norway, Spain, and England. With affordable fares and comfortable amenities such as free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and onboard toilets, FlixBus provides a convenient and enjoyable travel experience.

In 2013, the French national railway company SNCF introduced OUIGO to offer budget-friendly TGV travel options. Choose between the lightning-fast OUIGO Grande Vitesse, reaching speeds of 300 km/h, or the more leisurely OUIGO Classique, which offers a nostalgic train ride experience.

RegioJet is a private railway company that operates in several European countries, including the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Austria. The company was founded in 2009 and started operating in the Czech Republic in 2011. RegioJet offers various types of train services, including long-distance trains, regional trains, and buses.

Ticket types and facilities from Cologne to Rome

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by OUIGO and RegioJet when traveling from Cologne to Rome.

Standard Class / TGV

OUIGO Grande Vitesse offers a single class, akin to second-class travel, which accounts for its affordable ticket prices. Adult fares start at €10, depending on the destination, while children can travel for €5. Tickets for OUIGO can only be purchased online.
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Standard Class / Classical

OUIGO Train Classique only have one class, which is equivalent to second class travel, which is why ticket prices are cheap. Tickets are available from €10 for adults (depending on destination) and €5 for children, and OUIGO train tickets are only available online.
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Standard

Standard ticket offers a balance between affordability and comfort. Passengers can expect plush seating and free Wi-Fi, making it a great choice for budget-conscious travellers.
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Low cost

Low cost is the most affordable option for those who want to travel without any additional amenities. However, passengers can still enjoy free Wi-Fi and a peaceful journey.
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Relax

Passengers who want to travel in luxury can opt for the Relax ticket, which offers spacious leather seats and a relaxing atmosphere. This is a great option for those who want to unwind during their journey.
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Business

Business ticket guarantees privacy and comfort, with priority service and helpful on-board staff. This is an ideal choice for those who want a seamless and stress-free journey.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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You have access WiFi (OUIFI) and delve into the OUIFUN entertainment portal for an added fee.
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On Ouigo trains, only top deck seats in select coaches come with power sockets. Note that these seats come at an additional charge, and the bottom deck lacks sockets altogether.
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OUIGO lets you bring two small hand luggage items or one piece measuring 36 x 27 x 15 cm for free, along with cabin baggage at 55x35x25cm with no weight restrictions. For larger items, a fee of €5 applies for online bookings made in advance, and it goes up to €20 if you pay in-person at the station.
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For travelers with mobility concerns, TGV INOUI offers the 'Accès Plus' service. This provides dedicated assistance from the station directly to the train seat. It is advisable for passengers to contact 'Accès Plus' after securing their tickets and ensure arrangements are made at least 48 hours before the scheduled departure.
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In France, OUIGO's Train classique services provide an at-seat snack service, though this isn't available on the high-speed trains. For those traveling in Spain, a visit to the OUIBAR in coach 4 serves up a variety of beverages and snacks.
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Travel in comfort with all coaches being air-conditioned.
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Planning to bring along bigger items like a bike, scooter, skis, or a musical instrument? If you book online in advance, it's just a €5 fee. But, if you decide to pay at the station, the fee goes up to €20.
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Stay connected with onboard free WiFi. Use the Regiojet app or the screens in newer trains for entertainment..
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Business class passengers can benefit from a quiet compartment for a peaceful journey.
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Every seat is equipped with its own power socket.
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Feel free to bring along luggage that's easy to load. If your bags don't fit under or above your seat, no worries! The crew is here to help find a spot that won't hinder others. Just a heads up, please ensure none of your items are hazardous for everyone's safety.
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Regiojet trains have designated spaces for wheelchair users.
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Onboard, a diverse menu of drinks and snacks is accessible via the Regiojet app. All passengers receive a complimentary water bottle, while those in Relax or Business Class are treated to a free Italian coffee or mint tea.
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All coaches come equipped with air conditioning.
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RegioJet allows the transport of bicycles, small scooters, and prams on their trains with prior reservation and restrictions. Bicycles and small scooters must be placed on racks or in reserved compartments, while prams that cannot be folded can be transported at the beginning or end of the train set or in specially reserved places. However, the crew can refuse transport for safety or space reasons.
Services on board OUIGO, RegioJet and FlixBus from Cologne to Rome
Compare services on board when travelling from Cologne to Rome by bus.
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Cologne to Rome CO2 Emissions by Bus

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Train
76.4kg
Bus
81.85kg
Flight
218.27kg
Car
174.62kg

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a bus ticket from Cologne to Rome?
A bus ticket from Cologne to Rome is $150.13. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $63.61.
What's the cheapest bus ticket from Cologne to Rome?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Cologne to Rome is $63.61. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Cologne and Rome by bus?
Cologne to Rome is 678.14 mi.
How long does the bus between Cologne and Rome take?
Cologne to Rome is on average 29 hr 18 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 21 hr 40 min.
Which companies operate from Cologne to Rome?
The bus journey from Cologne to Rome is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: OUIGO, RegioJet, FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus.
How many bus connections per day go from Cologne to Rome?
Cologne to Rome has 29 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first bus from Cologne to Rome leave?
The earliest bus from Cologne to Rome departs at 1:35 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last bus from Cologne to Rome depart?
The latest bus from Cologne to Rome departs at 11:50 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Cologne to Rome in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest bus ticket we have found is $63.61 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Cologne to Rome by bus?
The fastest journey time by bus between Cologne and Rome is 21 hr 40 min.
Is there a direct bus from Cologne to Rome?
Yes, there is a direct bus between Cologne and Rome.
What are the CO2 emissions for Cologne to Rome by bus?
The bus journey from Cologne to Rome creates 81.85kg of CO2 emissions.

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