Duration 9h 28m
Distance 880.5 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Copenhagen and Cologne takes 9h 28m and the fastest train takes 9h 24m. The train service runs several times per day from Copenhagen to Cologne. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. København H
  2. Hamburg Hbf
  3. Cologne
9h 15m
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84€ - 180€

Copenhagen to Cologne train times

Trains run twice daily between Copenhagen and Cologne. The service departs Copenhagen at 11:26 in the morning, which arrives into Cologne at 20:50. All services require a transfer at Hamburg Hbf and take an average of 9h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Cologne. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Koeln Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 15m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Cologne is 646 km. The road distance is 880.5 km.

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Copenhagen to Cologne train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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Copenhagen to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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