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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 18 May we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:11Cologne Hbf18h23 10:34Stockholm, Centralstation
5 changes
£941One-way
Cheapest
20:11Cologne Hbf20h23 16:34Stockholm, Centralstation
6 changes
£841One-way
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14:11Cologne Hbf19h30 09:41Stockholm, Centralstation
5 changes
£941One-way
03:59Cologne Hbf15h38 19:37Stockholm, Centralstation
2 changes
£1231One-way
15:20Cologne/Bonn Airport4h50 20:10Stockholm Arlanda Airport
1 changes
£2211One-way

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Wed
18 May
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£221Eurowings
Thu
19 May
£74Deutsche Bahn with connection
£54Flixbus
£113Malta Air
Fri
20 May
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
£71Flixbus
£44Eurowings
Sat
21 May
£62Deutsche Bahn with connection
£65Flixbus
£216Lufthansa
Sun
22 May
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Mon
23 May
£54Deutsche Bahn with connection
£63Flixbus
£183Eurowings
Tue
24 May
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Wed
25 May
£94Deutsche Bahn with connection
£94Flixbus
£221Eurowings
Thu
26 May
£71Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Fri
27 May
£80Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Sat
28 May
£65Deutsche Bahn with connection
£106Flixbus
£216Lufthansa
Sun
29 May
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Mon
30 May
£54Deutsche Bahn with connection
£88Flixbus
£342Eurowings
Tue
31 May
£54Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Wed
1 Jun
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
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£159Eurowings
Thu
2 Jun
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£44Flixbus
£67Malta Air
Fri
3 Jun
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£97Flixbus
£124Eurowings
Sat
4 Jun
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£81Flixbus
£287Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
5 Jun
£84Deutsche Bahn with connection
£79Flixbus
£52Malta Air
Mon
6 Jun
£56Deutsche Bahn with connection
£119Flixbus
£102Eurowings

Travel Information from Cologne to Stockholm

distanceDistance724 miles (1167 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£50 - £110
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £50 • 15 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £110 • 4 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a coach, flight 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; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £50. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Eurowings Europe or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight or train from Cologne to Stockholm.

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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Sweden due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling from Cologne to Stockholm?

Travel between Cologne, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden is: Fully open.

Can travellers from Germany enter Sweden?

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

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

Conditions of entry into Sweden:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 15/05/2022. 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 from Cologne to Stockholm.

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

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Sweden?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Sweden?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Cologne, Germany was last verified on 16/05/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Cologne from Stockholm.

How do I go from Cologne to Stockholm?

There are 3 ways to get from Cologne to Stockholm: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Stockholm from Cologne?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Stockholm, which costs on average £50.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stockholm:

A train journey is usually £35 less than a journey to Stockholm by coach, which costs on average £85 for the same trip.

A train is about £60 less than a flight, which costs on average £110 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Stockholm from Cologne?

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

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

In comparison, going by coach can take 20 h 26 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 15 h 30 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Cologne to Stockholm?

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

How many services a day are there to Stockholm from Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Cologne to Stockholm is:

  • Around 1 train per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Stockholm?

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

  • Most travellers board their coach from Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm, Terminalslingan.
  • Most travellers board their plane from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from Köln Hbf and arrive in Stockholm Centralstation.

Which travel operators can get me from Cologne to Stockholm?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Cologne to Stockholm, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Stockholm. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Cologne to Stockholm tickets on Omio for £85.
  • Travel with Eurowings Europe for flights to Stockholm. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Europe Cologne to Stockholm tickets on Omio for £110.
  • Deutsche Bahn with connection can get you to Stockholm by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Cologne to Stockholm for £50 on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly to Stockholm from Cologne?

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

  • You'll find direct flights per day with.
  • You can find around 1 direct train per day and book this direct train with.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Cologne to Stockholm?

Omio customers who travel from Cologne to Stockholm often also extend their holiday to go to Copenhagen, Oslo or Gothenburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Stockholm and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

When planning your trip from Cologne to Stockholm, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £85 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £110 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £50 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Cologne to Stockholm online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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