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There are 11 ways to get from Oslo to Cologne by train, plane, bus, ferry or car

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Train, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 37 min

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

$106 - $272

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Ferry, train  •  26 h 22 min

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

$31 - $135

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Train, fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  6 h 24 min

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

$91 - $269

Train, fly to Frankfurt  •  5 h 55 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 Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12

$135 - $376

Train, fly to Brussels  •  7 h 16 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

$119 - $352

Train, fly to Amsterdam  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Oslo S to Oslo Lufthavn stasjon
  2. Fly from Oslo (OSL) to Amsterdam (AMS) OSL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf

$126 - $311

Train  •  18 h 29 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 / ...

$119 - $263

Bus FlixBus  •  24 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Malmö 613 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Malmö to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 073 / ...

$77 - $132

Bus Sindbad  •  37 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Oslo to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Cologne

$100 - $143

Drive, train  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$260 - $377

Drive  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Oslo to Cologne 923.6 miles

$240 - $360

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The cheapest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to ferry and train which costs kr 250 - kr 1200 and takes 26 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to train and fly which costs kr 850 - kr 2300 and takes 5 h 37 min.

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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 Malmö and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 2 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 29 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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The best way to get from Oslo to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 18 h 29 min and costs kr 950 - kr 2200.

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It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Oslo to Cologne, including transfers.

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Oslo to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Oslo station.

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Oslo to Cologne train services, operated by Nsb, depart from Oslo S station.

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The best way to get from Oslo to Cologne is to train which takes 18 h 29 min and costs kr 950 - kr 2200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs kr 600 - kr 1100 and takes 24 h 2 min.

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Map of how to get from Oslo to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 641.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 37 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 29 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Oslo to Cologne via Malmö, Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen, and Leverkusen, Wiesdorf Rathaus-Galerie in around 24 h 2 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $470
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,000
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $480
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Oslo to Brussels via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Oslo to Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $230
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Oslo to Amsterdam via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Oslo to Dusseldorf via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Oslo to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $900
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 - $22
Schedules at
flytoget.no
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 Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brusel Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $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
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
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Nsb
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
nsb.no
Train from Oslo S to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Twice daily
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
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
Estimated price
$27 - $35
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

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 Oslo to Malmö
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Oslo Bussterminal to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Cologne
Ave. Duration
14 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl
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

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The quickest flight from Oslo Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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Oslo to Cologne bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Oslo to Cologne is 1478 km. It takes approximately 14 h 26 min to drive from Oslo to Cologne.

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easyJet, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Oslo Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 979+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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