There are 7 ways to get from Cologne to Malmö 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  •  4 h 15 min

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

$44 - $202

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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 41 min

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

$51 - $227

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 53 min

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

$112 - $320

Train  •  10 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$54 - $79

Bus  •  15 h 49 min

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

$57 - $98

Train, night train  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic
  3. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029

$73 - $105

Drive  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Malmö 570.8 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Malmö is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 10 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Malmö is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Malmö is 657 km. The road distance is 913.3 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Cologne to Malmö, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Malmö station. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Malmö Centralstation via Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 54 min.

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What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Malmö, Sweden?

Ryanair, easyJet and four other airlines fly from Cologne to Malmö 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Malmö via Hamburg Hbf and København H in around 10 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
When
Sunday
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 30 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
Every day
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Twice 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)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Bus operators
FlixBus
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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