There are 10 ways to get from Århus to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$136 - $203

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Bus  •  14 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Hamburg 150
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen X73 / ...

$45 - $105

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Bus, train  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Kiel ZOB
  2. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$133 - $230

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Århus to Cologne 468.3 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Aarhus to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Aarhus (AAR) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AAR - DUS

$163 - $279

Train to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLL - DUS

$97 - $433

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) CPH - CGN

$85 - $258

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS

$93 - $297

Train to Hamburg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS

$95 - $236

Train to Billund, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$128 - $386

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The cheapest way to get from Århus to Cologne is to bus which costs 290 kr - 700 kr and takes 14 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Århus to Cologne is to train and fly which costs 600 kr - 2900 kr and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Århus to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Aarhus and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Hamburg and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 19 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Århus to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Aarhus H and arriving at Köln Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 4 min.

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The distance between Århus and Cologne is 619 km. The road distance is 749.3 km.

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The best way to get from Århus to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 850 kr - 1400 kr.

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It takes approximately 9 h 4 min to get from Århus to Cologne, including transfers.

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Århus to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aarhus station.

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

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The best way to get from Århus to Cologne is to train which takes 9 h 4 min and costs 850 kr - 1400 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 290 kr - 700 kr and takes 14 h 19 min, you could also fly, which costs 1000 kr - 1900 kr and takes 7 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Århus to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 387.1 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 4 min

What companies run services between Århus, Denmark and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Århus to Cologne via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Århus to Cologne via Hamburg, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 14 h 19 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aarhus to Kiel ZOB
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Aarhus to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aarhus to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Aarhus Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Århus to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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Århus to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Århus to Cologne is 749 km. It takes approximately 7 h to drive from Århus to Cologne.

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Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Aarhus Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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The nearest airport to Cologne is Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) Airport which is 13.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Dusseldorf (DUS) (40.6 km), Dortmund (DTM) (79.5 km), Weeze (NRN) (92.6 km) and Eindhoven (EIN) (123.2 km).

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There are 927+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Århus to Aarhus Airport is to bus which takes 43 min and costs 55 kr - 80 kr.

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