There are 8 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.

Recommended option

Fly Dusseldorf to Aalborg  •  6 h 36 min

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

$87 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Kolding N74
  2. Take the bus from Kolding to Aalborg N150 / ...

$55 - $92

6 alternative options

Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg  •  5 h 45 min

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

$71 - $372

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.

$112 - $454

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly to Aalborg  •  6 h 53 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

$143 - $381

Train  •  11 h 30 min

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

$68 - $100

Train, bus  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Duisburg Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the bus from Kiel ZOB to Aalborg

Drive  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Aalborg 537.3 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Aalborg is to train which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Aalborg is to fly which costs 60€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 45 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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It takes approximately 6 h 36 min to get from Cologne to Aalborg, including transfers.

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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 Kolding. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 59 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 Fredericia St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 30 min.

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

KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Aalborg every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Aalborg via Hamburg Hbf and Fredericia St. in around 11 h 30 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Munich, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Hamburg, Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,100
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
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
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Berlin Schoenefeld, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via London Stansted, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $450
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Hamburg, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Berlin Tegel, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Aalborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,400
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
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 Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
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
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $26
Schedules at
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
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 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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Kolding
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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