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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Kolding Ic

297 kr - 384 kr

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Kolding bus station N150 / ...

198 kr - 807 kr

5 alternative options

Bus, train  •  13h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Odense Bucarest - Aalborg
  2. Take the train from Odense St. to Kolding St. Ic / ...

762 kr - 913 kr

Drive  •  4h 38m

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding 508.2 km

450 kr - 700 kr

Fly to Copenhagen, train  •  5h 57m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH) BER - CPH
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.
  3. Take the train from Odense St. to Kolding St.

442 kr - 1863 kr

Fly to Billund, bus  •  8h 11m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Billund (BLL) BER - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

342 kr - 1798 kr

Fly to Aarhus, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Aarhus (AAR) BER - AAR
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Kolding St.

412 kr - 4113 kr

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Kolding is around 5h 23m and covers a distance of around 550 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 2m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Czech Railways (ČD), Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Kolding. Typically 42 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 23m
Fastest train time:
5h 2m
Train distance:
550 km
Trains per week:
42
Cheapest price:
860 kr
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:38
Last train departs at:
22:38

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding train schedules

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International entry into Denmark from Germany

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Germany

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
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  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Argentina, Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Iran, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Iran, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Norway, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden and Switzerland
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Denmark

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Considerations leaving from Germany

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Denmark is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kolding is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kolding is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kolding is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Germany from Denmark.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding is to train, which costs €40 - €55 and takes 5h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 4h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Kolding station. However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at Kolding bus station via Hamburg central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Kolding via Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 42m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Kolding is 416 km. The road distance is 508.2 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding without a car is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €40 - €55.

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It takes approximately 5h 42m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding, including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding is to train which takes 5h 42m and costs €40 - €55. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €26 - €110 and takes 8h 5m.

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  • Distance: 416.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 42m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Kolding, Denmark?

You can take a train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding via Hamburg-Altona in around 5h 42m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding via Hamburg and Hamburg central bus station in around 8h 5m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
300 kr - 1100 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aarhus
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
390 kr - 1700 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3600 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1500 kr - 2700 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
270 kr - 900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
270 kr - 900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
270 kr - 900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
270 kr - 900 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2600 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
75 kr - 1800 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kr - 1900 kr
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Riga
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2200 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 3100 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
1400 kr - 2400 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2600 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
410 kr - 600 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kr - 170 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
100 kr - 130 kr
Business
140 kr - 170 kr
1st Class
140 kr - 170 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Kolding
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
450 kr - 650 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
190 kr - 260 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Odense St. to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 190 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
110 kr - 160 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
85 kr - 110 kr
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110 kr - 140 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Kolding Rutebilstationen
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 700 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Odense
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
650 kr - 750 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Kolding bus station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Kolding station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding is 508 km. It takes approximately 4h 38m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Kolding.

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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 50+ hotels available in Kolding. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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