How to travel from Cologne to Kalmar

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Travel Information from Cologne to Kalmar

distanceDistance549 miles (886 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeTrain • $72 (€64) • 18 h 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 549 miles (886 km) to Kalmar from Cologne. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Cologne to Kalmar.

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Travel to Kalmar 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 Kalmar.

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Kalmar, Sweden is: Fully open.

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Germany?

Entry into Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Kalmar if traveling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Kalmar, Sweden due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Sweden must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 7/2/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Cologne and Kalmar.

Return travel to Cologne, Germany from Sweden is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Sweden?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Sweden?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 7/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Kalmar.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Kalmar from Cologne. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Cologne to Kalmar is by taking a ferry. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Kalmar:

A ferry is generally $24 (€21) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $24 (€21) from Cologne to Kalmar.

Taking a ferry is about $6 (€5) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this trip.

Taking a ferry is about $72 (€64) less than taking a train, which costs on average $72 (€64) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Kalmar from Cologne is by train with an average travel time of 18 h 11 min.

Other travel options to Kalmar can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 8 h 1 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by ferry can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The distance is approximately 549 miles (886 km) from Cologne to Kalmar.

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Kalmar is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Kalmar as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Cologne to Kalmar:

  • Most travelers board their bus from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport (Fernbusbahnhof) and arrive in Kalmar, Järnvägstation.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Cologne/Bonn Airport to Kalmar.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Kalmar Centralstation.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Cologne to Kalmar:

  • You can travel by train between Cologne and Kalmar with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Cologne to Kalmar tickets for $72 (€64) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Kalmar don't make Kalmar their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Kalmar are Stockholm, Copenhagen or Norrköping, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Kalmar to any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Cologne to Kalmar, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $24 (€21) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • A ferry ticket costs $1 (€1) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $72 (€64) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Cologne to Kalmar tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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