There are 7 ways to get from Cologne to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train 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 from Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  3 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Copenhagen (CPH) CGN - CPH

$43 - $198

6 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

$62 - $232

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Copenhagen (CPH) FRA - CPH

$111 - $316

Train  •  10 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

$55 - $80

Bus  •  12 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Copenhagen X73 / ...

$40 - $75

Train, night train  •  13 h 28 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 night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Copenhagen 550.3 miles

$120 - $190

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

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 10 h 4 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.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
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
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 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cologne and Copenhagen is 646 km. The road distance is 880 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Copenhagen is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 4 min.

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 3 h 58 min and costs 35€ - 170€.

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 4 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Copenhagen via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 58 min to get from Cologne to Copenhagen, including transfers.