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Duration 9h 13m
Distance 879.5 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Copenhagen and Cologne takes 9h 13m and the fastest train takes 8h 23m. 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
8h 45m
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66€ - 180€

Copenhagen to Cologne train times

Trains run three times a day between Copenhagen and Cologne. The service departs Copenhagen at 15:23 in the afternoon, which arrives into Cologne at 01:09. All services require a transfer at Hamburg Hbf and take an average of 9h 13m. 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 8h 45m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Cologne is 646 km. The road distance is 879.5 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-Express, arrive at Koeln Hbf station.

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