There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, ferry, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central

$65 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Stockholm Cityterminalen 32

$40 - $70

8 alternative options

Train, line 898 ferry, bus  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Helsingoer st 029 / ...
  2. Take the line 898 ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation 898
  3. Take the bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Stockholm Cityterminalen

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 408.9 miles

$90 - $140

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stockholm (ARN) CPH - ARN

$64 - $195

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA

$84 - $207

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm (ARN) MMX - ARN

$60 - $175

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Ängelholm Station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm (ARN) AGH - ARN

$77 - $231

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Halmstad Central
  2. Fly from Halmstad (HAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAD - BMA

$93 - $289

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Koebenhavn H to Ängelholm Station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AGH - BMA

$86 - $263

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden?

Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from Copenhagen to Stockholm every 4 hours. Tickets cost $65 - $140 and the journey takes 5 h 3 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma via Visby
Avg. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $280
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Avg. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $260
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $250
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Avg. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central
Avg. Duration
5 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $140
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Helsingoer st
Avg. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Malmö Central
Avg. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Ängelholm Station
Avg. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Koebenhavn H to Halmstad Central
Avg. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
Swebus
Phone
+46 771 218 218
Email
kundtjanst@swebusexpress.se
Website
swebus.se
Bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Avg. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
Swebus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Stockholm Cityterminalen
Avg. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+49 (0) 381-77 88 77 66
Email
servicecenter.germany@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation
Avg. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
Scandlines

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

The distance between Copenhagen and Stockholm is 522 km. The road distance is 654 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to bus which costs 400 kr and takes 9 h 45 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to fly which takes 3 h 46 min and costs 550 kr.

Is there a direct train between Copenhagen and Stockholm?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koebenhavn H and arriving at Stockholm Central. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 3 min.

Is there a direct bus between Copenhagen and Stockholm?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade and arriving at Stockholm Cityterminalen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

The train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central takes 5 h 3 min including transfers and departs every four hours.