There are 8 ways to get from Cologne to Denmark 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.

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Fly Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen  •  4 h 4 min

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

$47 - $198

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 30 min

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

$50 - $233

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 42 min

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

$110 - $315

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

$85 - $413

Train  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec / ...

$135 - $193

Bus  •  12 h 29 min

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

$55 - $88

Train, night train  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

$150 - $218

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Copenhagen 550.3 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Denmark is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Denmark is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Denmark is 573 km. The road distance is 880.4 km.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 6 min.

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The nearest airport to Denmark is Aarhus (AAR) Airport which is 73.2 km away. Other nearby airports include Billund (BLL) (74.7 km), Karup (KRP) (104.6 km), Copenhagen (CPH) (144.8 km) and Aalborg (AAL) (160.1 km).

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 357.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and 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 6 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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 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 21 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 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 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
Every day
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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $420
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
$15 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
25 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
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
FlixBus
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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 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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