There are 7 ways to get from Cologne to Denmark 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen  •  4 h 1 min

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

$42 - $197

6 alternative options

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 27 min

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

$77 - $251

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 39 min

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

$112 - $317

Fly Dusseldorf to Billund, bus  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Billund (BLL) DUS - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

$114 - $434

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 - $85

Bus  •  12 h 29 min

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

$57 - $99

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Copenhagen 550.3 miles

$120 - $190

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Denmark?

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Copenhagen 5 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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
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
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 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
$17 - $25
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 - $85
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
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$35 - $45
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
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
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Cologne to Denmark?

The distance between Cologne and Denmark is 573 km. The road distance is 880 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Cologne to Denmark?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Denmark?

The quickest way to get from Cologne to Denmark is to fly which takes 4 h 1 min and costs 30€ - 160€.

Is there a direct train between Cologne and Denmark?

No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Denmark. 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.

How long does it take to get from Cologne to Denmark?

It takes approximately 4 h 1 min to get from Cologne to Denmark, including transfers.