There are 6 ways to get from Stockholm to Cologne by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Cologne/Bonn Apt  •  4 h 47 min

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

$101 - $278

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Fly to Dusseldorf  •  5 h 22 min

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

$74 - $207

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5 h 51 min

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

$135 - $290

Train  •  15 h 16 min

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

$190 - $328

Bus  •  23 h 21 min

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

$94 - $153

Drive  •  14 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Cologne 955.9 miles

$210 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Cologne is to fly which costs 650 kr - 1900 kr and takes 5 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Stockholm to Cologne is to fly which costs 900 kr - 2600 kr and takes 4 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Stockholm station to Cologne. However, there are services departing from Stockholm Centralstation and arriving at Köln Hbf via Malmö Centralstation, København H and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 16 min.

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The distance between Stockholm and Cologne is 1168 km. The road distance is 1529.4 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Cologne without a car is to train which takes 15 h 16 min and costs 1700 kr - 3000 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Stockholm to Cologne, including transfers.

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Stockholm to Cologne train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Cologne is to fly which takes 4 h 47 min and costs 900 kr - 2600 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1700 kr - 3000 kr and takes 15 h 16 min, you could also bus, which costs 850 kr - 1400 kr and takes 23 h 21 min.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Cologne.
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  • Distance: 729.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and easyJet fly from Stockholm to Cologne every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Stockholm to Cologne via Malmö Centralstation, København H, and Hamburg Hbf in around 15 h 16 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $950
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 5 min
When
Monday and Thursday
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 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
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 55 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Stockholm to Cologne/Bonn Apt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $260
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, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Stockholm to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
Flights from Stockholm to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $470
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
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $11
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $15
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $15
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.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
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Cologne is 1529 km. It takes approximately 14 h 51 min to drive from Stockholm to Cologne.

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easyJet, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Stockholm Airport to Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport.

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The nearest airport to Cologne is Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) Airport which is 13.6 km away. Other nearby airports include Dusseldorf (DUS) (40.6 km), Dortmund (DTM) (79.5 km), Weeze (NRN) (92.6 km) and Eindhoven (EIN) (123.2 km).

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There are 927+ hotels available in Cologne. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Stockholm Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs 275 kr.

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