There are 6 ways to get from Basel to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus or car

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

Fly from Basel  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BSL - CPH

$73 - $252

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Basel, Basel central station to Hamburg N33
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade 173 / ...

$72 - $121

4 alternative options

Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Copenhagen (CPH) ZRH - CPH

$117 - $357

Train  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

$231 - $341

Train Urlaubs-Express  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

$188 - $255

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Copenhagen 801.8 miles

$180 - $270

What companies run services between Basel, Switzerland and Copenhagen, Denmark?

easyJet, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Basel to Copenhagen every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 12 h 18 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $260
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Book at
buchung.urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Basel, Basel central station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port to Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Basel and Copenhagen is 966 km. The road distance is 1283 km.

The cheapest way to get from Basel to Copenhagen is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 250 and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Basel to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs SFr 70 - SFr 250.

No, there is no direct train from Basel to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 18 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Basel to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Basel, Basel central station and arriving at Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade via Hamburg ZOB/Bus-Port. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Basel to Copenhagen, including transfers.