There are 6 ways to get from Malmö 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 13 min

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

$43 - $202

5 alternative options

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 45 min

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

$51 - $229

Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$112 - $323

Train  •  10 h 42 min

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

$139 - $213

Bus  •  15 h 3 min

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

$45 - $80

Drive  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Cologne 570.5 miles

$120 - $190

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Malmö to Cologne is to bus which costs 420 kr - 700 kr and takes 15 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Cologne is to fly which costs 380 kr - 1800 kr and takes 4 h 13 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Cologne is 657 km. The road distance is 912.7 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Malmö to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Köln Hbf via København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 42 min.

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

Ryanair, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Malmö to Cologne 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Malmö to Cologne via København H and Hamburg Hbf in around 10 h 42 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 22 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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 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, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
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 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
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
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 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 Malmö to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
14 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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