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Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Aarhus

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

$50

Average

$70

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Cologne to Aarhus will cost around $ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 50.

Deutsche Bahn
06:30PMCologne13h44 08:14AMAarhus
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$501One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:15PMCologne12h27 10:42AMAarhus
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$671One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:11PMCologne13h03 07:14AMAarhus
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
12:12AMCologne11h30 11:42AMAarhus
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$891One-way

Train schedule from Cologne to Aarhus

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Deutsche Bahn
12:12AMCologne11h30 11:42AMAarhus
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Deutsche Bahn
06:11PMCologne13h03 07:14AMAarhus
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Deutsche Bahn
06:30PMCologne13h44 08:14AMAarhus
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Deutsche Bahn
10:15PMCologne12h27 10:42AMAarhus
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Sun
May 22
$50Deutsche Bahn
$86Flixbus
Mon
May 23
$42Deutsche Bahn with connection
$26Flixbus
Tue
May 24
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56Flixbus
Wed
May 25
$42Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
Thu
May 26
$42Deutsche Bahn with connection
$68Flixbus
Fri
May 27
$42Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
Sat
May 28
$45Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus

Fastest train times from Cologne to Aarhus

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

11 h 30 m

Average

12 h 41 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

619 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Cologne for Aarhus every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 619 km distance in an average of 12 h 41 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 11 h 30 m .

The slowest trains will take 13 h 44 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
12:12AMCologne11h30 11:42AMAarhus
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$891One-way
Deutsche Bahn
10:15PMCologne12h27 10:42AMAarhus
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$671One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:11PMCologne13h03 07:14AMAarhus
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$721One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:30PMCologne13h44 08:14AMAarhus
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$501One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Aarhus

distanceDistance384 miles (619 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 48 min
priceAverage train ticket price$51 (€46)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Aarhus cover the 384 miles (619 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 48 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $49 (€44), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Aarhus Hovedbanegård.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Aarhus trains

Find the best trains to Aarhus from Cologne with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $49 (€44). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Cologne and Aarhus. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $49

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets to Aarhus from Cologne and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Aarhus

Travel by train to Aarhus easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne to Aarhus.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Aarhus, Denmark allowed?

Travel by train between Cologne, Germany and Aarhus, Denmark is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Aarhus from Cologne restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Denmark from Cologne?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Aarhus, Denmark?

The government of Denmark has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

The above information was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Aarhus from Cologne closer to your date of departure here

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Aarhus, Denmark?

Return travel from Denmark to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cologne from Aarhus?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Aarhus?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Cologne, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 5/20/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cologne from Aarhus.

How much does a cheap train to Aarhus from Cologne cost?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Cologne to Aarhus to cost as little as $49 (€44)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Cologne to Aarhus?

The train price between Cologne and Aarhus is on average $51 (€46)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Cologne to Aarhus by train?

The Cologne to Aarhus train distance is approximately 384 miles (619 km).

How long is the train ride to Aarhus from Cologne?

The train time to Aarhus from Cologne is on average 10 h 48 min  for the 384 miles (619 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Cologne and Aarhus by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Cologne to Aarhus, which train station in Cologne do I depart from and which train station in Aarhus do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Aarhus from Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your trip can end in train stations such as Aarhus Hovedbanegård, Aarhus, Banegårdspladsen (togbus) and Skoedstrup Station (Aarhus).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in Aarhus Hovedbanegård.

Where is the train station in Cologne? Where is the train station in Aarhus?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Aarhus most often arrive at Aarhus Hovedbanegård and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train providers offer a service to Aarhus from Cologne?

When taking a train from Cologne to Aarhus, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Aarhus. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Cologne and Aarhus and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When does the first train depart from Cologne to Aarhus? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Aarhus?

You can take the earliest train from Cologne to Aarhus at 5: 09 AM   or take the last train from Cologne to Aarhus leaving at 10: 15 PM. Look for the latest Cologne to Aarhus train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

How early should I purchase train tickets between Cologne and Aarhus to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Cologne to Aarhus is on average $51 (€46) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Cologne to Aarhus available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Aarhus
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your trip to Aarhus.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 2211411055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB