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Thu
20 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30Flixbus
£428Lufthansa
Fri
21 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30Flixbus
£372Lufthansa
Sat
22 Jan
£39Deutsche Bahn
£26Flixbus
£372Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
23 Jan
£39Deutsche Bahn
£35Flixbus
£316Lufthansa Cityline
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24 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£24Flixbus
£268Lufthansa
Tue
25 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn
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£268Lufthansa
Wed
26 Jan
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£393Eurowings
Thu
27 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£136Lufthansa
Fri
28 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£33Flixbus
£268Lufthansa
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29 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£268Lufthansa
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30 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£191Lufthansa
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31 Jan
£31Deutsche Bahn
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£191Lufthansa
Tue
1 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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2 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£15Malta Air
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3 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£189Lufthansa
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4 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£30Flixbus
£219Lufthansa
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5 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£219Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn
£31Flixbus
£13Malta Air
Mon
7 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£22Flixbus
£219Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
8 Feb
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£184Lufthansa Cityline

Travel Information to Copenhagen from Cologne

distanceDistance400 miles (645 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£12 - £37
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £12 • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 400 miles (645 km) by coach, flight or train from Cologne to Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £12. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Malta Air or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Copenhagen.

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FAQs

Does Denmark have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Cologne to Copenhagen?

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

Can travellers from Germany enter Denmark?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Copenhagen from Cologne?

Conditions of entry into Denmark:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Copenhagen, Denmark?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Denmark has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 17/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Cologne and Copenhagen.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Cologne, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

The current restriction level for returning to Cologne, Germany from Denmark is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Cologne, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Cologne from Copenhagen?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Cologne, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Cologne from Copenhagen here.

How do I go from Cologne to Copenhagen?

There are 3 travel options from Cologne to Copenhagen: coach, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way from Cologne to Copenhagen is by taking a flight. You can find average ticket prices around £12 compared to other travel options to Copenhagen:

A flight journey is usually £24 less than a journey to Copenhagen by coach, which costs on average £36 for the same trip.

A flight is about £24 less than a train, which costs on average £37 for this route.

What is the fastest way to Copenhagen from Cologne?

The fastest way from Cologne to Copenhagen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 30 min.

Other travel options from Cologne to Copenhagen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 10 h 36 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 9 h 22 min.

How many miles are between Cologne and Copenhagen

Copenhagen is approximately 400 miles (645 km) away from Cologne.

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Copenhagen is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Cologne and Copenhagen as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Cologne to Copenhagen, where do I depart from Cologne and where do I arrive in Copenhagen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Cologne to Copenhagen:

  • Flights mostly depart from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Københavns Lufthavn.
  • Trains mostly leave from Köln Hbf and tend to arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Who can get me from Cologne to Copenhagen?

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

  • You can go to Copenhagen from Cologne by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £36 with Flixbus from Cologne to Copenhagen on Omio.
  • You can travel to Copenhagen from Cologne by flight with Malta Air. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Malta Air from Cologne to Copenhagen.
  • You can take a train from Cologne to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for £37 with Deutsche Bahn from Cologne to Copenhagen.

Is there a direct service from Cologne to Copenhagen?

Yes, there are direct services available from Cologne to Copenhagen with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with with direct flights per day.
  • You'll find 2 direct trains per day with.

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

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Cologne and Copenhagen ends?

Your journey from Cologne to Copenhagen doesn't have to end in Copenhagen. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’d like to add Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg to your Cologne to Copenhagen trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Copenhagen today!

When should I purchase a ticket to Copenhagen from Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £36 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket is £12 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £37 one way on average for this route.

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