There are 7 ways to get from Basel to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train 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 21 min

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

$74 - $254

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 to Copenhagen 173 / ...

$67 - $115

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  5 h 15 min

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

$117 - $357

Train  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec / ...

$213 - $313

Train, night train  •  15 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Basel SBB to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

$231 - $343

Night train, bus  •  17 h 12 min

  1. Take the night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf Nj 400
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen 173 / ...

$97 - $137

Drive  •  11 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Basel to Copenhagen 801.8 miles

$180 - $270

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The cheapest way to get from Basel to Copenhagen is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 18 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Basel to Copenhagen is to fly which costs SFr 70 - SFr 260 and takes 4 h 21 min.

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The distance between Basel and Copenhagen is 966 km. The road distance is 1282.9 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 21 min to get from Basel to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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No, there is no direct train from Basel to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Basel Bad Bf and arriving at København H via Mannheim Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Basel Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 603.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 21 min

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

easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from Basel to Copenhagen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Basel to Copenhagen via Mannheim Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 13 h 28 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.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 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
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, Tuesday and Wednesday
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
$110 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Saturday
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
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 Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
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 Basel Bad Bf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
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
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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