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from Cologne to Stockholm

You can get from Cologne to Stockholm by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Stockholm on Nov 30 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport19h30 01:25PMStockholm Arlanda Airport
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$7291One-way
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05:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport19h30 01:25PMStockholm Arlanda Airport
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$7291One-way
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05:55PMCologne/Bonn Airport19h30 01:25PMStockholm Arlanda Airport
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$9601One-way
09:20AMCologne/Bonn Airport28h05 01:25PMStockholm Arlanda Airport
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$12011One-way
09:20AMCologne/Bonn Airport28h05 01:25PMStockholm Arlanda Airport
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$12011One-way

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Mon
Nov 29
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$336Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 30
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$337Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Dec 1
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$288Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Dec 2
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
Dec 3
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$90Flixbus
$150Eurowings
Sat
Dec 4
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$96Flixbus
$249Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 5
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$90Flixbus
$181Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 6
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$222Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Dec 7
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$441Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
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$222Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Dec 9
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$60Flixbus
$162Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sat
Dec 11
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$66Flixbus
$423Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
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$220Lufthansa
Mon
Dec 13
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$162Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
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$220Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$162Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Dec 16
$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
$66Flixbus
$114Eurowings
Fri
Dec 17
$108Deutsche Bahn with connection
$96Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Sat
Dec 18
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$102Flixbus
$188Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$313Deutsche Bahn with connection
$108Flixbus
$188Lufthansa

Travel Information from Cologne to Stockholm

distanceDistance724 miles (1167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$73 - $302
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $73 (€60) • 16 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $302 (€249) • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 724 miles (1167 km) to Stockholm from Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $73 (€60). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Cologne to Stockholm.

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Travel from Cologne to Stockholm
Travel to Stockholm 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 Stockholm.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Stockholm, Sweden if I’m coming from Cologne, Germany?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Stockholm, Sweden is: Partially open.

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Stockholm, 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 11/22/21; 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 from Cologne to Stockholm.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Stockholm, Sweden?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Sweden?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

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

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 11/28/21. 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 Stockholm.

How do I travel from Cologne to Stockholm?

There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Stockholm: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Cologne to Stockholm the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel to Stockholm from Cologne is by taking a train with an average price of $73 (€60).

This is compared to other travel options to Stockholm:

Taking a train is about $229 (€189) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $302 (€249) for this journey.

A train is generally $35 (€29) less than a bus for the same route. Taking a bus costs on average $108 (€89) from Cologne to Stockholm.

What is the fastest way to get from Cologne to Stockholm?

The fastest way from Cologne to Stockholm is by flight with an average journey time of 4 h 20 min.

There are alternative travel options to Stockholm that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Stockholm by bus can take on average 20 h 26 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 16 h 24 min   of travel time.

How far is Stockholm from Cologne?

The distance is approximately 724 miles (1167 km) from Cologne to Stockholm.

How many services a day are there to Stockholm from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Stockholm is:

  • 1 train a day.

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

Where do I depart from Cologne? Where do I arrive in Stockholm?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Cologne to Stockholm:

  • Flights mostly depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Buses from Cologne to Stockholm most often leave from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm, Terminalslingan.
  • Trains from Cologne to Stockholm most often leave from Köln Hbf and arrive in Stockholm, Centralstation.
Who can get me from Cologne to Stockholm?

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

  • You can go to Stockholm from Cologne by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $302 (€249) with Lufthansa from Cologne to Stockholm on Omio.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Stockholm by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $108 (€89) with Flixbus from Cologne to Stockholm.
  • You can travel by train to Stockholm from Cologne with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Cologne to Stockholm tickets for $73 (€60) on Omio.
Can I travel directly from Cologne to Stockholm?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Stockholm with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Stockholm as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Cologne to Stockholm.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Cologne to Stockholm?
Many of our customers traveling from Cologne to Stockholm don't make Stockholm their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Stockholm are Copenhagen, Oslo or Gothenburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Stockholm to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book tickets between Cologne and Stockholm online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $302 (€249) one way.
  • A bus ticket costs $108 (€89) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $73 (€60) one way on average for this journey.

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