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There are 9 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 to Copenhagen  •  4 h 8 min

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

$48 - $198

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Bus  •  15 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Copenhagen 073 / ...

$45 - $75

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

$64 - $230

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 46 min

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

$111 - $315

Fly Dusseldorf to Billund, bus  •  5 h 58 min

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

$98 - $410

Train  •  10 h 3 min

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

$141 - $204

Train, night train  •  11 h 52 min

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

$151 - $224

Train, drive  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$156 - $229

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 bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 15 h 3 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 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Copenhagen via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 3 min.

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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 3 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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The best way to get from Cologne to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 10 h 3 min and costs 120€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Cologne to Denmark, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cologne to Denmark is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 10 h 3 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 15 h 3 min.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 357.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 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 3 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
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 to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
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 Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12 to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $60
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 Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Sydtrafik
Phone
7010 4410
Email
post@sydtrafik.dk
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

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 Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Cologne Bonn Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Cologne to Denmark train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Denmark is 880 km. It takes approximately 8 h 16 min to drive from Cologne to Denmark.

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Ryanair, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Cologne Bonn Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 456+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Cologne Bonn Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs 13€ - 16€.

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