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.
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10 h 37 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Malmö to Cologne without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||407 miles (656 km)|
|Average train duration||10 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$70 (€64)|
|Train frequency||4 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Malmö to Cologne cover the 407 miles (656 km) long journey taking on average 10 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $70 (€64), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $62 (€57). Travelers depart most frequently from Malmö Centralstation and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train between Malmö and Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $62 (€57). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Malmö to Cologne train.
Travel by train between Malmö, Sweden and Cologne, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Malmö closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Germany to Sweden is: Fully open.
Entry into Sweden is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Malmö from Cologne.
There are a few train stations in Malmö to start your route from including Malmö Centralstation, Malmö Hyllie station and Malmö Triangeln station. 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 Malmö Centralstation and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Malmö Centralstation and need to travel around 0.4 miles (641 m) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Cologne most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from this train station to the city center.
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