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There are 12 ways to get from Cologne to Norway by plane, train, bus, ferry 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 Dusseldorf to Oslo, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Oslo (OSL) DUS - OSL
  2. Take the train from Oslo Lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

$106 - $272

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Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Copenhagen Airport X73
  2. Take the bus from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo 613

$74 - $126

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Fly Dusseldorf to Bergen  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Bergen (BGO) DUS - BGO

$132 - $297

Fly Dusseldorf to Stavanger  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Stavanger (SVG) DUS - SVG

$120 - $473

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Oslo, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Oslo (OSL) FRA - OSL
  3. Take the train from Oslo Lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S

$138 - $377

Fly Dusseldorf to Kristiansand  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Kristiansand (KRS) DUS - KRS

$167 - $320

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Stavanger  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Stavanger (SVG) AMS - SVG

$152 - $401

Train  •  19 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  4. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S 394 / ...

Train, ferry  •  27 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
  3. Take the ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien

Bus Sindbad  •  37 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cologne to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Oslo

$103 - $141

Train, drive  •  14 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Bremen Hbf to Oslo

$261 - $390

Drive  •  14 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cologne to Oslo 923.8 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Norway is to bus which costs 85€ - 130€ and takes 37 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cologne to Norway is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 240€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cologne to Norway. However, there are services departing from Köln, Heumarkt and arriving at Oslo via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen and Copenhagen Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Cologne to Norway. However, there are services departing from Köln Hbf and arriving at Oslo S via Hamburg Hbf, København H and Göteborg Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 21 min.

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The distance between Cologne and Norway is 1072 km. The road distance is 1478.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cologne to Norway without a car is to train which takes 19 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to get from Cologne to Norway, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Cologne to Norway is to fly which takes 6 h 51 min and costs 110€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 19 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 60€ - 110€ and takes 22 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Cologne to Norway.
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  • Distance: 670.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 4 min

What companies run services between Cologne, Germany and Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Cologne to Bergen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Cologne to Oslo via Hamburg Hbf, København H, and Göteborg Centralstation in around 19 h 21 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Copenhagen, Stavanger
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Oslo, Stavanger
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Oslo, Bergen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Copenhagen, Bergen
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Oslo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Stavanger via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Oslo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Dusseldorf to Kristiansand via Frankfurt, Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $2,000
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Bergen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $800
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo Lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $22
Website
Flytoget AS
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 Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen Airport to Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Cologne to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
14 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Kiel Norwegen-Kai to Oslo Hjortneskaien
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Color Line AS

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Oslo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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Cologne to Norway bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Oslo station.

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Cologne to Norway train services, operated by Nsb, arrive at Oslo S station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cologne to Norway is 1478 km. It takes approximately 14 h 25 min to drive from Cologne to Norway.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Oslo Airport.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Norway. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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