There are 9 ways to get from Oslo to Cologne by train, plane, bus, night bus, car ferry, 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 Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) OSL - CGN

$90 - $269

Cheapest option

Bus  •  21 h 54 min

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

$74 - $126

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Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 14 min

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

$93 - $278

Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 53 min

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

$134 - $376

Train, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Brussels (BRU) OSL - BRU
  3. Take the train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof

$118 - $352

Train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation 117 / ...
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$162 - $265

Night bus, car ferry, train  •  25 h 26 min

  1. Take the night bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
  3. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic

$177 - $257

Ferry, train  •  26 h 12 min

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

$89 - $170

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Cologne 923.6 miles

$240 - $360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to bus which costs kr 600 - kr 1100 and takes 21 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to train and fly which costs kr 750 - kr 2400 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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The distance between Oslo and Cologne is 1026 km. The road distance is 1477.8 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 19 min to get from Oslo to Cologne, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Oslo to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Oslo and arriving at Köln, Heumarkt via Copenhagen and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Oslo to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Oslo S and arriving at Köln Hbf via Göteborg Centralstation, København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 641.5 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 19 min

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

You can take a train from Oslo to Cologne via Göteborg Centralstation, København H, and Hamburg Hbf in around 18 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Cologne via Copenhagen, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 21 h 54 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
Every day
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 Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
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 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Train operators
Flytoget AS
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $21
Schedules at
flytoget.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
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Kiel Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Nsb
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Göteborg Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$30 - $45
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $70
2nd Class Refundable
$50 - $75
1st Class Refundable
$70 - $100
Danish Railways (DSB)
Flixtrain
Website
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
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Oslo to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to København Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
Swebus
Night bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Swebus
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Night bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedule at
Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Gothenburg to Kiel
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$58
Small Car
$58
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

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