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There are 12 ways to get from Denmark to Spain by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Copenhagen to Barcelona  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Barcelona (BCN) CPH - BCN

$63 - $278

Cheapest option

Fly Copenhagen to Madrid  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Madrid (MAD) CPH - MAD

$45 - $195

10 alternative options

Fly Aalborg to Malaga  •  6 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Malaga (AGP) AAL - AGP

$105 - $466

Fly Copenhagen to Malaga  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Malaga (AGP) CPH - AGP

$69 - $333

Fly Billund to Malaga  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Malaga (AGP) BLL - AGP

$93 - $382

Fly Copenhagen to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Alicante (ALC) CPH - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$74 - $417

Train  •  25 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
  5. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$507 - $784

Bus ALSA  •  36 h 17 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid

$179 - $294

Bus, train  •  44 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Bordeaux
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye Tgv
  3. Take the train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin Ir / ...

$271 - $404

Bus Eurolines DE  •  46 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Darmstadt N98
  2. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe 017 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$169 - $254

Drive, train  •  29 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants Tgv
  5. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  6. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$514 - $769

Drive  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Madrid 1637 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which costs 290 kr - 1300 kr and takes 5 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which costs 400 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denmark to Spain. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Cibeles via Paris Gallieni and Intercambiador De Avenida De América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 17 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Spain is 2036 km. The road distance is 2619.2 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Spain without a car is to train which takes 25 h 29 min and costs 3200 kr - 5500 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Denmark to Spain, including transfers.

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Denmark to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Copenhagen station.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 400 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3200 kr - 5500 kr and takes 25 h 29 min, you could also bus, which costs 1100 kr - 2000 kr and takes 36 h 17 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Denmark to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Spain.
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  • Distance: 1272.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Spain?

Norwegian Air International, Vueling Airlines and 13 other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Madrid via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 25 h 29 min.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Billund to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $310
1st Class
$330 - $460
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to Hendaye
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Irun to Madrid-Chamartin
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Website
renfe.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Copenhagen to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Darmstadt
Ave. Duration
15 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Darmstadt to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$9
Website
Marino Autolinee
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
eurolines.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Spain is 2619 km. It takes approximately 24 h 37 min to drive from Denmark to Spain.

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Vueling Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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There are 336+ hotels available in Spain. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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