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Fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 53m

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

270 kr - 844 kr

6 alternative options

Fly to Billund, train  •  8h 14m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Billund (BLL) BCN - BLL
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to København H

363 kr - 1059 kr

Train  •  21h 49m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona Ice / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to København H Ic

2334 kr - 4838 kr

Bus via Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN)  •  33h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Cologne South N710
  2. Take the bus from Cologne South to Copenhagen central train station 073 / ...

743 kr - 892 kr

Bus  •  44h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
  2. Take the bus from Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice to København

686 kr - 945 kr

Drive, car train  •  25h 47m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Copenhagen

Drive  •  20h 20m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Copenhagen 2281.1 km

2000 kr - 2900 kr

Barcelona to Copenhagen by train

The train journey time between Barcelona and Copenhagen is around 29h 41m and covers a distance of around 2547 km. The fastest train normally takes 27h 28m. Operated by Renfe SNCF, Transilien, Thalys and others, the Barcelona to Copenhagen train service departs from Barcelona-Sants and arrives in København H. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
29h 41m
Fastest train time:
27h 28m
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
2394 kr
Carbon emissions:
134 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:05
Last train departs at:
14:00

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Barcelona to Copenhagen train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Denmark from Spain

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Rwanda, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. South Africa are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from Spain

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 4
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • 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
This applies to arrivals from Spain
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 4
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Albania, Australia, Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lebanon, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Rwanda, Serbia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand and United States
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area

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Rules to follow in Denmark

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Considerations leaving from Spain

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from Spain.

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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Copenhagen is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Copenhagen 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, but conditions apply when returning to Spain from Denmark.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Jun 2021
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The cost-effective way to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen is to fly, which costs €35 - €120 and takes 5h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen is to fly which costs €35 - €120 and takes 5h 53m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Copenhagen station. However, there are services departing from Barcelona and arriving at Copenhagen central train station via Cologne South. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Barcelona-Sants and arriving at København H via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf and Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 49m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Copenhagen is 1759 km. The road distance is 2281.1 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 21h 49m and costs €310 - €650.

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It takes approximately 5h 53m to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Barcelona station.

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Barcelona to Copenhagen train services, operated by Renfe SNCF, depart from Barcelona-Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 5h 53m and costs €35 - €120. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €310 - €650 and takes 21h 49m, you could also bus via Cologne Bonn Airport (CGN), which costs €100 - €120 and takes 33h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 1759.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 53m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and 12 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Koeln Hbf, and Hamburg-Altona in around 21h 49m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2300 kr
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
290 kr - 1000 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
420 kr - 1600 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
500 kr - 1700 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kr - 3700 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
350 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 3200 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 2300 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 kr - 1100 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3000 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2700 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Billund
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
150 kr - 800 kr
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
160 kr - 800 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Billund
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
410 kr - 2500 kr
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Barcelona to Billund via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2600 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 250 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Renfe SNCF
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
550 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
550 kr - 800 kr
Comfort
650 kr - 900 kr
Premium
850 kr - 1200 kr
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
480 kr - 950 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
480 kr - 700 kr
Comfort
550 kr - 750 kr
Premium
700 kr - 950 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 850 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
850 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg-Altona station
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
160 kr - 210 kr
Website
Flixtrain
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Barcelona to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
18h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne South to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
280 kr - 340 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Barcelona to Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice
Ave. Duration
32h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 650 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Zgorzelec Jędrzychowice to København
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Schedules at
sindbad.pl

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h.

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Barcelona to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen central train station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Copenhagen is 2281 km. It takes approximately 20h 20m to drive from Barcelona to Copenhagen.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle, British Airways and five other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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