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There are 13 ways to get from Århus to Cologne by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  9 h 6 min

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

$136 - $202

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Bus  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Flensburg 150
  2. Take the bus from Flensburg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen N73 / ...

$46 - $82

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Train via Hamburg Hbf  •  9 h 9 min

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

$76 - $203

Bus, train  •  15 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Aarhus to Hamburg 150
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bielefeld
  3. Take the train from Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Rheda Rheda-Wiedenbrück Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re6

$84 - $134

Drive, train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Århus to Hamburg-Altona
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$133 - $200

Drive  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Århus to Cologne 468.3 miles

$100 - $160

Fly Aarhus to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Aarhus (AAR) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) AAR - CGN

$65 - $329

Fly Aarhus to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 21 min

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

$175 - $272

Train to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLL - DUS
  3. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz

$109 - $427

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7 h 53 min

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

$85 - $258

Train to Hamburg, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Dammtor
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN

$107 - $236

Train to Billund, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 23 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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$128 - $381

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  8 h 40 min

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

$105 - $291

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The cheapest way to get from Århus to Cologne is to bus which costs 290 kr - 550 kr and takes 15 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Århus to Cologne is to fly which costs 420 kr - 2200 kr and takes 5 h 59 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 Flensburg and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 42 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 Dammtor. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 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 6 min and costs 850 kr - 1400 kr.

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It takes approximately 9 h 6 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 6 min and costs 850 kr - 1400 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 290 kr - 550 kr and takes 15 h 42 min, you could also fly, which costs 420 kr - 2200 kr and takes 5 h 59 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 6 min

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

You can take a train from Århus to Cologne via Hamburg Dammtor in around 9 h 6 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Århus to Cologne via Flensburg, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 15 h 42 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $360
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Wednesday
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 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Aarhus to Cologne Bonn via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Aarhus to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Aarhus to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Aarhus to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne Bonn via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $240
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Aarhus to Cologne Bonn via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Rheda Rheda-Wiedenbrück Bf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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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 35 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Aarhus to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Flensburg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bozur
Phone
+382 20 633 807
Email
bozur.cg@gmail.com
Website
bozur.net
Bus from Hamburg to Bielefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
bozur.net

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There is no direct flight from Aarhus Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 20 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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Ryanair, Eurowings, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Aarhus Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 958+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Århus to Aarhus Airport is to bus which takes 42 min and costs 55 kr - 75 kr.

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