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from Copenhagen to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Copenhagen to Cologne on Dec 6 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:26AMKøbenhavn H8h20 07:46PMCologne Hbf
1 changes
$1201One-way
Cheapest
04:27PMKøbenhavn H16h02 08:29AMCologne Hbf
7 changes
$541One-way
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12:54PMKøbenhavn H9h04 09:58PMCologne Hbf
2 changes
$1081One-way
06:54PMKøbenhavn H13h56 08:50AMCologne Hbf
4 changes
$721One-way
08:54AMKøbenhavn H9h56 06:50PMCologne Hbf
2 changes
$1201One-way

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Sun
Dec 5
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$72Flixbus
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Mon
Dec 6
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
$48Flixbus
$680Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 7
$54Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$585Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 8
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$17Malta Air
Thu
Dec 9
$54Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$433Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 10
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$36Flixbus
$364Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 11
$50Deutsche Bahn
$54Flixbus
$512Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 12
$50Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$45Malta Air
Mon
Dec 13
$84Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
$433Lufthansa
Tue
Dec 14
$54Deutsche Bahn
$77Flixbus
$433Lufthansa
Wed
Dec 15
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$18Malta Air
Thu
Dec 16
$96Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$387Lufthansa
Fri
Dec 17
$96Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$364Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 18
$96Deutsche Bahn
$49Flixbus
$364Lufthansa
Sun
Dec 19
$96Deutsche Bahn
$55Flixbus
$61Malta Air
Mon
Dec 20
$84Deutsche Bahn
$36Flixbus
$354Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Dec 21
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$54Flixbus
$802TAP Portugal
Wed
Dec 22
$84Deutsche Bahn
$60Flixbus
$102Malta Air
Thu
Dec 23
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$54Flixbus
$622Sas Airways
Fri
Dec 24
$96Deutsche Bahn
$61Flixbus
$368Lufthansa
Sat
Dec 25
$96Deutsche Bahn
$55Flixbus
$294Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information from Copenhagen to Cologne

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$54 - $505
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $54 (€45) • 9 h 47 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $505 (€421) • 3 h 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 400 miles (645 km) between Copenhagen and Cologne. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $54 (€45). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Copenhagen to Cologne.

How to get from Copenhagen to Cologne

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Copenhagen to Cologne, 50,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Copenhagen to Cologne, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Cologne, Germany?

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Cologne, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Cologne from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Cologne, Germany from Copenhagen?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 12/5/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Copenhagen to Cologne closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Copenhagen, Denmark from Cologne, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Copenhagen from Cologne restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Copenhagen from Cologne?

Conditions of reentry into Denmark:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 12 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

You should observe these safety measures in Denmark as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Denmark was last checked on 12/1/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Copenhagen from Cologne closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Copenhagen to Cologne?

There are 3 ways to travel between Copenhagen and Cologne including taking a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Cologne?

The cheapest way to go to Cologne from Copenhagen is by taking a train, which costs on average $54 (€45).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Cologne:

Taking a train is about $6 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $60 (€50) for this journey.

Taking a train is usually $451 (€376) less than taking a flight to Cologne, which costs on average $505 (€421) for the same trip.

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

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Cologne is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 45 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 10 h 57 min.

In comparison, getting to Cologne by train can take on average 9 h 47 min.

How many miles from Copenhagen to Cologne would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 400 miles (645 km) between Copenhagen and Cologne.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Copenhagen to Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Cologne is:

  • 3 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Copenhagen and in Cologne?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a plane ticket from Copenhagen to Cologne depart from Københavns Lufthavn to Cologne/Bonn Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from København, Emdrup Station and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Copenhagen to Cologne?

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

  • You can take a bus from Copenhagen to Cologne with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€50) with Flixbus from Copenhagen to Cologne.
  • You can go to Cologne from Copenhagen by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $505 (€421) with Lufthansa Cityline from Copenhagen to Cologne on Omio.
  • You can travel to Cologne from Copenhagen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $54 (€45) with Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Cologne.
Can I travel directly to Cologne from Copenhagen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Copenhagen to Cologne with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 3 direct trains per day to take to Cologne with.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Copenhagen to Cologne?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Copenhagen to Cologne often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Copenhagen and Cologne itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Cologne and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase Copenhagen to Cologne tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $60 (€50) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $505 (€421) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $54 (€45) one way for this journey.

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