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There are 10 ways to get from Odense to Cologne by car, train, bus, night train or plane

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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Drive, train  •  7 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Odense to Hamburg-Altona
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$130 - $194

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Train to Copenhagen, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) CPH - CGN

$66 - $230

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Train  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to Fredericia St. Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$71 - $201

Bus, train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Odense, Odense Station to Bremen N98
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$90 - $135

Night train, train  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the night train from Odense St. to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$71 - $195

Drive  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Drive from Odense to Cologne 451.6 miles

$100 - $150

Train to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLL - DUS

$109 - $428

Train to Copenhagen, fly to Dusseldorf  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to København H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS

$86 - $263

Train to Billund, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  6 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Frankfurt (FRA) BLL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$128 - $387

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Cologne Bonn  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Odense St. to Fredericia St.
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN

$102 - $235

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Odense to Cologne is to train and fly which costs 420 kr - 1500 kr and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Odense to Cologne is to train and fly which costs 420 kr - 1500 kr and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Odense to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Odense St. and arriving at Köln Hbf via Fredericia St. and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

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The distance between Odense and Cologne is 546 km. The road distance is 722.5 km.

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The best way to get from Odense to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 9 h 39 min and costs 460 kr - 1300 kr.

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It takes approximately 7 h 27 min to get from Odense to Cologne, including transfers.

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Odense to Cologne train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Odense St. station.

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

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Odense to Cologne train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Köln Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Odense to Cologne is 723 km. It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to drive from Odense to Cologne.

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  • Distance: 341.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 27 min

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

You can take a train from Odense to Cologne via Fredericia St. and Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 39 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne Bonn via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Billund to Frankfurt via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
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
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Odense St. to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Odense St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Odense St. to København H
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Odense St. to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
dsb.dk
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Odense, Odense Station to Bremen
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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