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from Cologne to Stockholm

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

Our recommendation

To get from Cologne to Stockholm on 20 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:35Cologne/Bonn Airport7h15 15:50Stockholm Arlanda Airport
1 changes
£1101One-way
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20:11Cologne Hbf20h23 16:34Stockholm, Centralstation
6 changes
£791One-way
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15:09Cologne Hbf20h27 11:36Stockholm, Centralstation
5 changes
£791One-way
21:12Cologne Hbf21h27 18:39Stockholm, Centralstation
7 changes
£791One-way
13:13Cologne Hbf20h27 09:40Stockholm, Centralstation
6 changes
£881One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£137Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£110Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
£80Flixbus
£176Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
22 Oct
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£88Flixbus
£204Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
23 Oct
£79Deutsche Bahn with connection
£71Flixbus
£317Lufthansa
Sun
24 Oct
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
£110Flixbus
£317Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
25 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£137Eurowings Europe
Tue
26 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£110Eurowings
Wed
27 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£93Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£155Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
29 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
£88Flixbus
£317Lufthansa
Sat
30 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£240Lufthansa
Sun
31 Oct
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
£75Flixbus
£155Lufthansa
Mon
1 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£134Lufthansa
Tue
2 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£155Lufthansa
Wed
3 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£134Lufthansa
Thu
4 Nov
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£62Flixbus
£176Lufthansa
Fri
5 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sat
6 Nov
£50Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£119Lufthansa
Mon
8 Nov
£53Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£119Lufthansa

Travel Information from Cologne to Stockholm

distanceDistance724 miles (1167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£53 - £221
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £53 • 16 h 24 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £221 • 4 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 724 miles (1167 km) from Cologne to Stockholm. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £53. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Cologne to Stockholm.

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FAQs
Does Sweden have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling to Stockholm from Cologne?

International travel from Cologne, Germany to Stockholm, Sweden is: Partially open.

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Stockholm if travelling from Cologne?

Conditions of entry:

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What measures do I need to follow in Stockholm, Sweden due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Sweden must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 11/10/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Stockholm from Cologne.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Stockholm, Sweden due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Is my journey back to Cologne from Stockholm restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Cologne, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 17/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Cologne from Stockholm closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Cologne to Stockholm travel options?

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

What is the cheapest way from Cologne to Stockholm?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Stockholm, which costs on average £53.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stockholm:

A train is £168 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Cologne to Stockholm costing on average £221.

A train is generally £26 less than a coach for the same journey. A coach costs on average £79 from Cologne to Stockholm.

What is the quickest way from Cologne to Stockholm?

The fastest way to get to Stockholm from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 4 h 20 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Stockholm by coach can take on average 20 h 26 min.

In comparison, getting to Stockholm by train can take on average 16 h 24 min.

How far is Stockholm from Cologne?

The Cologne to Stockholm distance is approximately 724 miles (1167 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Stockholm is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Stockholm:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travellers board their coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm, Terminalslingan.
  • Most travellers board their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Stockholm, Centralstation.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Cologne to Stockholm?

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

  • You can take a flight from Cologne to Stockholm with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for £221 with Lufthansa from Cologne to Stockholm.
  • You can travel from Cologne to Stockholm by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £79 with Flixbus from Cologne to Stockholm.
  • You can travel by train between Cologne and Stockholm with Deutsche Bahn with connection, and you can find Deutsche Bahn with connection Cologne to Stockholm tickets for £53 on Omio.
Is there a direct service to Stockholm from Cologne?

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

  • You can find direct flights to take to Stockholm with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Stockholm tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Cologne to Stockholm?
Your journey from Cologne to Stockholm doesn't have to end in Stockholm. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Copenhagen, Oslo or Gothenburg. If you’d like to add Copenhagen, Oslo or Gothenburg to your Cologne to Stockholm trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Stockholm today!
How far in advance should I book my Cologne to Stockholm ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £221 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £79 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £53 one way for this route.

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

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