There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Cologne 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.

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Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 7 min

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

$36 - $187

5 alternative options

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$47 - $222

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 2 min

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

$101 - $307

Train  •  9 h 8 min

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

$131 - $195

Bus  •  11 h 42 min

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

$54 - $89

Drive  •  8 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Cologne 550.3 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Cologne is to fly which costs 230 kr - 1300 kr and takes 4 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Cologne is to fly which takes 4 h 7 min and costs 230 kr - 1300 kr.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Cologne is 646 km. The road distance is 880 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 7 min to get from Copenhagen to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Cologne. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Köln Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 8 min.

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What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Cologne, Germany?

Ryanair, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Cologne 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Cologne via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 8 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
NS International
Website
nsinternational.nl
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Train from Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
nsinternational.nl
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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