There are 10 ways to get from Oslo to Cologne by train, plane, bus, ferry, car 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.

Recommended option

Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) OSL - DUS

$112 - $289

Cheapest option

Bus  •  24 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Helsingborg Centralstation Bus4You / ...
  2. Take the bus from Helsingborg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 073

$78 - $160

8 alternative options

Train, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) OSL - CGN

$82 - $266

Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Frankfurt (FRA) OSL - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Hbf

$130 - $376

Train, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Brussels (BRU) OSL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Köln Hbf

$115 - $333

Bus, train  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Gothenburg 603 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
  3. Take the train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H 029
  4. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$202 - $339

Train  •  20 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Katrineholm Central
  2. Take the train from Katrineholm Central to Norrköping Central
  3. Take the train from Norrköping Central to Koebenhavn H
  4. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$242 - $444

Ferry, train  •  25 h 55 min

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

$103 - $157

Bus, car ferry, train  •  26 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 105 / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  3. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Duisburg, Duisburg central station
  5. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena Re1 / ...

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Cologne 923.6 miles

$240 - $360

What companies run services between Oslo, Norway and Cologne, Germany?

You can take a train from Oslo to Cologne via Katrineholm Central, Norrköping Central, Koebenhavn H, and Hamburg Hbf in around 20 h 1 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Cologne via Helsingborg Centralstation, Helsingborg, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 24 h 24 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $900
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Train operators
Ruter
Phone
177
Website
ruter.no
Train from Oslo Sentralstasjon [tog] to Oslo lufthavn [alle tog]
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
ruter.no
Norwegian Railways (NSB)
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn Gardermoen
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Katrineholm Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Website
nsb.no
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$24
Standard
$23 - $40
First
$35 - $60
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
2 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $70
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $95
Train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
www.sj.se
Train from Katrineholm Central to Norrköping Central
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$9 - $13
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$13 - $18
2nd Class Refundable
$13 - $18
1st Class Refundable
$16 - $23
Train from Norrköping Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.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 20 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
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
Once a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Duisburg, Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
hvv.de
Second Class
$24
Standard
$23 - $40
First
$35 - $60
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln, Deutz Bf Deutz / Messe LANXESS arena
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Helsingborg to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
Swebus
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Schedules at
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Schedules at
nettbuss.se
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Nsb
Website
nsb.no
Bus from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
resrobot.se
Ferry operators
Color Line AS
Phone
+45 99 56 19 00
Website
colorline.no
Ferry from Oslo Hjortneskaien to Kiel Norwegen-Kai
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
colorline.no
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$63
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$63
Small Car
$63

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Oslo to Cologne?

The distance between Oslo and Cologne is 1026 km. The road distance is 1478 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Oslo to Cologne?

The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to train and fly which costs kr 600 - kr 2100 and takes 6 h 20 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Oslo to Cologne?

The quickest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to train and fly which takes 5 h 12 min and costs kr 850 - kr 2300.

Is there a direct train between Oslo and Cologne?

No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Köln Hbf via Katrineholm Central, Norrköping Central, Koebenhavn H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 1 min.

Is there a direct bus between Oslo and Cologne?

No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Oslo Bussterminal and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Helsingborg and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 24 min.

How long does it take to get from Oslo to Cologne?

It takes approximately 5 h 12 min to get from Oslo to Cologne, including transfers.