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Duration 10h 26m
Distance 913 km
Average price 140€
Frequency 3/day

Trip overview

The average train between Malmö and Cologne takes 10h 26m and the fastest train takes 10h 17m. The train service runs several times per day from Malmö 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. Malmö Centralstation
  2. København H
  3. Hamburg Hbf
  4. Cologne
10h 33m
67€ - 198€

Malmö to Cologne train times

Trains run three times a day between Malmö and Cologne. The earliest departure is at 10:33 in the morning, and the last departure from Malmö is at 14:33 which arrives into Cologne at 01:11. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 26m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Koeln Hbf via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 33m.

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The distance between Malmö and Cologne is 657 km. The road distance is 913 km.

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Malmö to Cologne train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Malmö Centralstation.

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

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There are 1937+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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