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Train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the train from Älmhult station to København H
  2. Take the train from København H to Skanderborg St. Icl / ...
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St. Rx / ...

Cheapest option

Train, fly  •  4h 13m

  1. Take the train from Älmhult station to Copenhagen Airport
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Karup (KRP) CPH - KRP

1255 kr - 1913 kr

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Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Älmhult to Ikast 493 km

430 kr - 650 kr

Älmhult to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Älmhult and Ikast is around 6h 32m and covers a distance of around 536 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 4m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB) and Arriva DK, the Älmhult to Ikast train service departs from Älmhult station and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 56 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 32m
Fastest train time:
6h 4m
Train distance:
536 km
Trains per week:
56
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:51
Last train departs at:
21:51

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Älmhult to Ikast train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Sweden

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Argentina, Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Iran, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Argentina, Botswana, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Eswatini, Iran, Lesotho, Libya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, Namibia, Panama, Russia, South Africa, Suriname, Tunisia, Zambia and Zimbabwe
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  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Denmark

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, entry into Denmark is currently allowed from Sweden.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ikast is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ikast is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Ikast is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, returning to Sweden from Denmark is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Älmhult to Ikast is to drive which costs 550 kr - 850 kr and takes 5h 2m.

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The fastest way to get from Älmhult to Ikast is to train and fly. Taking this option will cost 1700 kr - 2600 kr and takes 4h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from Älmhult station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Älmhult station and arriving at Ikast St. via København H and Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 22m.

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The distance between Älmhult and Ikast is 310 km. The road distance is 493 km.

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The best way to get from Älmhult to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 6h 22m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 22m to get from Älmhult to Ikast, including transfers.

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Älmhult to Ikast train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Älmhult station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Karup Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Älmhult to Ikast train services, operated by Arriva DK, arrive at Ikast St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Älmhult to Ikast is 493 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Älmhult to Ikast.

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  • Distance: 310.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 22m

What companies run services between Älmhult, Kronoberg County, Sweden and Ikast, Denmark?

You can take a train from Älmhult to Ikast via København H and Skanderborg St. in around 6h 22m.

Airlines
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Karup
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 1000 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Älmhult station to København H
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
160 kr - 230 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from Älmhult station to Copenhagen Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kr - 220 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK

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