Cheap train tickets from Cologne to Copenhagen

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Cheapest

£41

Average

£71

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.

The average ticket from Cologne to Copenhagen will cost around £ 71 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 41.

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21:21Cologne Hbf14h42 12:03København H
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£411One-way
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21:13Cologne Hbf14h50 12:03København H
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21:21Cologne Hbf15h10 12:31København H
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21:13Cologne Hbf15h18 12:31København H
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£411One-way
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13:13Cologne Hbf11h47 01:00København H
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£521One-way

Train schedule Cologne to Copenhagen

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02:10Cologne Hbf11h23 13:33København H
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04:26Cologne Hbf11h37 16:03København H
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05:07Cologne Hbf11h24 16:31København H
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05:11Cologne Hbf12h22 17:33København H
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06:12Cologne Hbf11h21 17:33København H
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06:12Cologne Hbf9h51 16:03København H
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06:48Cologne Hbf10h45 17:33København H
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07:09Cologne Hbf10h24 17:33København H
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07:13Cologne Hbf10h20 17:33København H
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08:11Cologne Hbf11h52 20:03København H
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08:11Cologne Hbf9h22 17:33København H
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08:48Cologne Hbf11h15 20:03København H
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09:09Cologne Hbf10h54 20:03København H
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10:04Cologne Hbf10h27 20:31København H
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10:11Cologne Hbf11h22 21:33København H
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10:11Cologne Hbf9h52 20:03København H
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10:48Cologne Hbf10h45 21:33København H
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11:09Cologne Hbf10h24 21:33København H
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11:46Cologne Hbf13h14 01:00København H
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11:46Cologne Hbf9h47 21:33København H
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12:11Cologne Hbf9h22 21:33København H
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12:11Cologne Hbf12h49 01:00København H
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12:48Cologne Hbf12h12 01:00København H
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13:09Cologne Hbf11h51 01:00København H
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13:13Cologne Hbf11h47 01:00København H
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13:48Cologne Hbf11h12 01:00København H
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14:11Cologne Hbf10h49 01:00København H
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14:11Cologne Hbf10h49 01:00København H
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14:48Cologne Hbf13h12 04:00København H
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15:09Cologne Hbf12h51 04:00København H
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15:09Cologne Hbf12h51 04:00København H
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15:48Cologne Hbf12h12 04:00København H
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16:11Cologne Hbf11h49 04:00København H
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16:11Cologne Hbf11h49 04:00København H
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20:11Cologne Hbf15h52 12:03København H
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20:11Cologne Hbf17h20 13:31København H
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21:13Cologne Hbf14h50 12:03København H
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21:13Cologne Hbf15h18 12:31København H
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21:21Cologne Hbf14h42 12:03København H
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21:21Cologne Hbf15h10 12:31København H
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Sat
29 Jan
£41Deutsche Bahn with connection
£35Flixbus
£490Lufthansa
Sun
30 Jan
£52Deutsche Bahn
£39Flixbus
£319Lufthansa
Mon
31 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£393Eurowings
Tue
1 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£372Lufthansa
Wed
2 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£16Malta Air
Thu
3 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£189Lufthansa
Fri
4 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£26Flixbus
£372Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
5 Feb
£39Deutsche Bahn
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£316Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£39Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Mon
7 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£219Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
8 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
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£268Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
9 Feb
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£12Malta Air
Thu
10 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£268Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
11 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30Flixbus
£268Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
12 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£219Lufthansa
Sun
13 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
£30Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Mon
14 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£219Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
15 Feb
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£135Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
16 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
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£13Malta Air
Thu
17 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£184Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Cologne to Copenhagen

Showing times and prices for 29 Jan

Fastest Journey

9 h 22 m

Average

11 h 56 m

Trains per day

40

Distance

646 km

It's difficult to get from Cologne to Copenhagen without changing at least once.

Fastest
12:11Cologne Hbf9h22 21:33København H
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£781One-way
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08:11Cologne Hbf9h22 17:33København H
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£781One-way
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11:46Cologne Hbf9h47 21:33København H
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£781One-way
06:12Cologne Hbf9h51 16:03København H
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£871One-way
10:11Cologne Hbf9h52 20:03København H
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£871One-way

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Overview: Train from Cologne to Copenhagen

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 47 min
priceAverage train ticket price£40 (€46)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Cologne to Copenhagen cover the 400 miles (645 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 47 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £40, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Cologne to Copenhagen

For as little as £36 you can travel by train from Cologne to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Cologne to Copenhagen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £36

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Cologne to Copenhagen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Cologne to Copenhagen

Travel by train to Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen.
FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Copenhagen, Denmark if I'm coming from Cologne, Germany by train?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark by train is: Partially open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Denmark from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

When travelling in Denmark, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 27/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Copenhagen from Cologne before travelling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Denmark by train?

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

Is my return train into Cologne from Copenhagen restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Copenhagen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 27/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Cologne from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains to Copenhagen from Cologne cost?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Cologne to Copenhagen for the next 7 days starting from £36  one way.

What is the average cost of a train from Cologne to Copenhagen?

The Cologne to Copenhagen train ticket price is on average £40  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How many miles is it from Cologne to Copenhagen by train?

You should expect to travel around 400 miles (645 km)  to Copenhagen from Cologne by train.

How many hours does it take from Cologne to Copenhagen by train?

On average the Cologne to Copenhagen train time is 9 h 47 min  covering the 400 miles (645 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

What is the departure train station in Cologne and arrival train station in Copenhagen?

When taking the train from Cologne to Copenhagen, you can choose to depart from train stations like Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. Your trip can end in train stations such as København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), København, Emdrup Station and København, Østerbrogade (Svanemøllen St. ).

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf   and arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Where is the departure train station in Cologne located? Where is the arrival train station in Copenhagen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city centre of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Copenhagen, called København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), is located around 2.5 miles (4 km) away from its city centre.

Which train companies can get me from Cologne to Copenhagen?

For the best Cologne to Copenhagen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Cologne and Copenhagen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there to Copenhagen from Cologne?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Cologne to Copenhagen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Cologne to Copenhagen? When does the last train depart from Cologne to Copenhagen?

The earliest train departing from Cologne to Copenhagen leaves at 06: 09. The last train departing from Cologne to Copenhagen leaves at 20: 21. You can find the latest Cologne to Copenhagen train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How early should I book train tickets from Cologne to Copenhagen to score the best deals?

You can find a train between Cologne and Copenhagen to cost on average £40 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Copenhagen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cologne
Copenhagen
Köln Hbf is the most popular Cologne railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Cologne for your journey to Copenhagen.
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Public transport options for Köln Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB