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21 Oct
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29 Oct
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Train Information from Cologne to Copenhagen

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
durationAverage train duration12 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£59 (€67)
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 12 h 50 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 journey costs around £59, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £40. Travellers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).

Train companies

Cologne to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn

You can travel by train between Cologne and Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £40. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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.

    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:

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

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

    Is international entry into Copenhagen from Cologne restricted?

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

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • COVID-19 test upon arrival

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Cologne to Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here.

    What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Copenhagen to Cologne is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Denmark?

    Reentry to Germany 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?

    What are the entry requirements?

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

    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:

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

    Last verified on 16/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Copenhagen to Cologne train here.

    How much do cheap trains from Cologne to Copenhagen cost?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Cologne and Copenhagen to cost as little as £40  in the next 7 days.
    What is the average price of train tickets to Copenhagen from Cologne?
    The Cologne to Copenhagen train ticket price is on average £59  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next week.
    What is the distance from Cologne to Copenhagen via train?
    The distance to Copenhagen from Cologne by train is approximately 400 miles (645 km).
    What is the average Cologne to Copenhagen train duration?
    While the time it takes to travel 400 miles (645 km) between Cologne and Copenhagen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Cologne to Copenhagen is on average 12 h 50 min.
    What station does the Cologne to Copenhagen train leave from? Which Copenhagen train station do I come into from Cologne?

    When taking a train from Cologne, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen. When you arrive in Copenhagen, your train can arrive in train stations including Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard).

    Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Köln Hbf   to Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).

    Where is the Cologne train station located? Where is the Copenhagen train station located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Köln Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city centre of Cologne. The most popular arrival train station in Copenhagen, called Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade), is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city centre.

    Which train companies can get me from Cologne to Copenhagen?
    For the trip from Cologne to Copenhagen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services to Copenhagen from Cologne on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services are there to Copenhagen from Cologne a day?
    The average number of trains departing Cologne for Copenhagen is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    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 07: 09. The last train departing from Cologne to Copenhagen leaves at 21: 13. You can find the latest Cologne to Copenhagen train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book train tickets to Copenhagen from Cologne for the best deals?
    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets between Cologne and Copenhagen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £59 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Cologne to Copenhagen a few months in advance.

    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.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxiTaxi
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket office hours
    Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
    Connections to/from station
    Bus lines: 172, 173
    Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
    U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
    S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19