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Train Information between Helsingborg and Cologne

distanceDistance423 miles (683 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 35 min
priceAverage train ticket price$201 (€163)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Helsingborg to Cologne cover the 423 miles (683 km) long route taking on average 11 h 35 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $201 (€163), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $201 (€163). Travelers depart most frequently from Helsingborg Centralstation and arrive in Köln Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Helsingborg – Cologne

You can travel by train between Helsingborg and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $201 (€163). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 423 miles (683 km) journey between Helsingborg and Cologne with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey from Helsingborg to Cologne if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

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

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Helsingborg to Cologne
Travel by train to Cologne 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 Helsingborg to Cologne.
Is travel by train currently allowed from Helsingborg, Sweden to Cologne, Germany?

Travel between Helsingborg, Sweden and Cologne, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Sweden?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Helsingborg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Helsingborg to Cologne before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Sweden from Cologne, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Cologne to Helsingborg is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Sweden from Germany?

Reentry to Sweden is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Helsingborg, Sweden?

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

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

Last checked on 10/11/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Helsingborg from Cologne here.

How much does a cheap train to Cologne from Helsingborg cost?
Train tickets between Helsingborg and Cologne for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $201 (€163)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train from Helsingborg to Cologne?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $201 (€163)  for a train ticket to Cologne from Helsingborg.
What is the distance to Cologne from Helsingborg by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Helsingborg and Cologne by train to be approximately 423 miles (683 km).
How long is the train from Helsingborg to Cologne?
The Helsingborg to Cologne train duration is on average 11 h 35 min, which is to be expected when traveling 423 miles (683 km) from Helsingborg to Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Helsingborg to Cologne, which train station in Helsingborg do I depart from and which train station in Cologne do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Helsingborg to start your trip from including Helsingborg Centralstation, Helsingborg Maria station and Helsingborg, Bårslöv Snödroppegatan. In Cologne you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Helsingborg Centralstation   and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Where do I find the Helsingborg train station to Cologne? Where is the Cologne train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Helsingborg Centralstation, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Helsingborg. The most popular arrival train station in Cologne, called Köln Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Helsingborg to Cologne?
Take the Helsingborg to Cologne train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route from Helsingborg to Cologne as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many train services per day are there to Cologne from Helsingborg?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Helsingborg to Cologne. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Helsingborg to Cologne?
You can take the first train from Helsingborg to Cologne at 9: 23 AM. The last train from Helsingborg to Cologne that you can take departs at 3: 02 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Helsingborg to Cologne schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Helsingborg to Cologne to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Helsingborg to Cologne within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $201 (€163) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Helsingborg to Cologne are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Helsingborg Centralstation is the most popular Helsingborg 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 Helsingborg for your trip to Cologne.

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