There are 9 ways to get from Cologne to Aalborg by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Dusseldorf to Aalborg  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Aalborg (AAL) DUS - AAL

$101 - $395

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Bus  •  17 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Fredericia N74
  2. Take the bus from Fredericia to Aalborg 621

$55 - $92

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Aalborg (AAL) CGN - AAL

$75 - $372

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Aalborg  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Aalborg (AAL) AMS - AAL

$144 - $382

Fly Dusseldorf to Billund, train  •  7 h 49 min

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

$125 - $453

Train  •  11 h 34 min

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

$97 - $233

Train, bus  •  13 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re5
  2. Take the train from Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
  4. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg

$81 - $133

Train, drive  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Bremen Hbf to Aalborg

$151 - $220

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Aalborg 537.3 miles

$120 - $180

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Aalborg via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen and Fredericia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Aalborg. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Aalborg St. via Hamburg Hbf and Aarhus H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 34 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Aalborg is 707 km. The road distance is 859.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Aalborg without a car is to train which takes 11 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Cologne to Aalborg, including transfers.

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Cologne to Aalborg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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Cologne to Aalborg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Köln Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Aalborg is to fly which takes 6 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 43 min.

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There is no direct flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Aalborg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Cologne to Aalborg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Aalborg station.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Aalborg.
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  • Distance: 441.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Aalborg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Aalborg via Hamburg Hbf and Aarhus H in around 11 h 34 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Train operators
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 Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
dsb.dk
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Oberhausen, Oberhausen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Dom / Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bordesholm
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
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 Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Fredericia
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Fredericia to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Cologne to Aalborg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Aalborg St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Aalborg is 860 km. It takes approximately 7 h 58 min to drive from Cologne to Aalborg.

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KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Aalborg Airport.

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There are 148+ hotels available in Aalborg. Prices start at $76 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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