There are 7 ways to get from Stockholm 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 Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) ARN - CGN

$80 - $264

6 alternative options

Fly Stockholm to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm (ARN) to Dusseldorf (DUS) ARN - DUS

$80 - $208

Fly Stockholm to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 44 min

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

$118 - $275

Fly Stockholm Bromma to Dusseldorf  •  7 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Stockholm Bromma (BMA) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BMA - DUS

$139 - $661

Train  •  15 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Stockholm Central to Malmö Central
  2. Take the train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H 029
  3. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...

$208 - $365

Bus  •  22 h 37 min

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

$100 - $163

Drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Cologne 955.9 miles

$210 - $320

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Stockholm to Cologne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Cologne via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H, and Hamburg Hbf in around 15 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Dusseldorf via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Stockholm Bromma to Dusseldorf via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Train operators
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
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Central to Malmö Central
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$90 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Train from Malmö Central to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
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
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Stockholm to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
22 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Stockholm to Cologne?

The distance between Stockholm and Cologne is 1168 km. The road distance is 1529 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Cologne is to fly which costs 650 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5 h 20 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Cologne is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs 650 kr - 2300 kr.

Is there a direct train between Stockholm and Cologne?

No, there is no direct train from Stockholm to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Central and arriving at Köln Hbf via Malmö Central, Koebenhavn H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 9 min.

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

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Stockholm to Cologne, including transfers.