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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9 h 22 m
11 h 56 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Cologne to Copenhagen without changing at least once.
|Distance||400 miles (645 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 47 min|
|Average train ticket price||£40 (€46)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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).
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 (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.
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:
Travel between Cologne, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Denmark, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The restriction level for your return train to Cologne, Germany from Copenhagen is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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).
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.
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