There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH

$59 - $232

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  13 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen 173 / ...

$44 - $106

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Train  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$127 - $200

Bus  •  14 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen N844

$59 - $101

Drive  •  8 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Copenhagen 577.1 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 50€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Copenhagen via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at København H via Osnabrück Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 32 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Copenhagen is 621 km. The road distance is 923.4 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 11 h 32 min and costs 100€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 59 min to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport station.

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Amsterdam to Copenhagen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 3 h 59 min and costs 50€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 11 h 32 min, you could also bus, which costs 35€ - 95€ and takes 13 h 24 min.

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  • Distance: 388 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 59 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Copenhagen, Denmark?

KLM, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Osnabruck Hbf, Osnabrück Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 11 h 32 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
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 Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52
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 Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Amsterdam to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen station.

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Amsterdam to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Copenhagen is 923 km. It takes approximately 8 h 41 min to drive from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.

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Norwegian Air International, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 618+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $107 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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