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About the train journey from Roma Termini to Köln West

Want to travel from Roma Termini to Köln West by train? Start your journey with us.

The train from Roma Termini to Köln West usually takes 15 hours 32 minutes on average to travel 678 miles (1092 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 12 hours 1 minute. You can expect to find 28 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Roma Termini and Köln West, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Köln West.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Roma Termini to Köln West in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €109.80.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Köln West, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Roma Termini to Köln West by train

It takes an average of 15h 32m to travel from Roma Termini to Köln West by train, over a distance of around 678 miles (1092 km). There are normally 28 trains per day travelling from Roma Termini to Köln West and tickets for this journey start from €109.80 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 12h 1m
PriceFrom €109.80
Distance678 miles (1092 km)
Frequency28 trains per day
First train06:25
Last train22:48
Departure stationRoma Termini
Arrival stationKöln West
Changes2 changes

Roma Termini to Köln West train times

Check out the next trains departing from Roma Termini to Köln West for Tuesday 17th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:20 21:41 13h 21m, 4 changes
08:50 21:41 12h 51m, 5 changes
09:25 22:41 13h 16m, 4 changes
10:20 23:41 13h 21m, 4 changes
13:50 04:56 15h 6m, 3 changes
16:20 08:01 15h 41m, 5 changes
16:20 08:26 16h 6m, 4 changes
16:35 10:41 18h 6m, 3 changes
17:20 12:01 18h 41m, 5 changes
17:20 12:25 19h 5m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Roma Termini to Köln West

The price of train tickets from Roma Termini to Köln West starts at €109.80 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Roma Termini to Köln West by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Roma Termini to Köln West? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Roma Termini to Köln West take?

The average journey time by train between Roma Termini and Köln West is 15 hours and 32 minutes, with around 28 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Roma Termini and Köln West by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Roma Termini to Köln West is 12 hours and 1 minute.

How much does the train from Roma Termini to Köln West cost?

Train ticket prices from Roma Termini to Köln West can start from as little as €109.80 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Roma Termini to Köln West?

No, there are no direct train services from Roma Termini to Köln West. Travelling from Roma Termini to Köln West by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Roma Termini to Köln West leave?

The first train from Roma Termini to Köln West leaves at 06:25. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Roma Termini to Köln West leave?

The last train from Roma Termini to Köln West leaves at 22:48. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Roma Termini and Köln West by train?

Trains travelling from Roma Termini to Köln West cover a distance of around 678 miles (1092 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Roma Termini to Köln West for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/17/2022. 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 04/29/2021 for travel on 04/29/2021 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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