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There are 6 ways to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark by plane, train, bus, car or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Copenhagen

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Copenhagen (CPH)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Copenhagen central train station

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Fly to Aalborg

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Aalborg (AAL)

Train via Hamburg

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

Train

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Ørestad

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Berlin Central Station to Świnoujście
  2. Take the car ferry from Świnoujście to Ystad
  3. Drive from Ystad to Copenhagen

Berlin Central Station to Denmark by train

The train journey time between Berlin Central Station and Denmark is around 8h 20m and covers a distance of around 777 km. This includes an average layover time of around 41 min. The fastest train normally takes 7h 49m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Berlin Central Station to Denmark train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Koebenhavn H. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
7h 38m
Layover time:
41 min
Total time:
8h 20m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
7h 49m
Train distance:
777 km
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
1053 kr
Carbon emissions:
41 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:01
Last train departs at:
13:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Central Station to Denmark train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark is to bus which costs €27 - €80 and takes 9h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark is to fly which costs €29 - €200 and takes 3h 2m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Central Station to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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It is approximately 402 km to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark.

The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark without a car is to train via Hamburg which takes 7h 25m and costs €100 - €240.

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It takes approximately 3h 2m to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark, including transfers.

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Berlin Central Station to Denmark train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark is to fly which takes 3h 2m and costs €29 - €200. Alternatively, you can train via Hamburg, which costs €100 - €240 and takes 7h 25m, you could also bus, which costs €27 - €80 and takes 9h 57m.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Berlin Central Station to Denmark train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koebenhavn H station.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Central Station to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 401.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 2m

What companies run services between Berlin Central Station, Germany and Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and two other airlines fly from Berlin Central Station to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Central Station to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 7h 25m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
850 kr - 2600 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kr - 1500 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260 kr - 1400 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kr - 3100 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80 kr - 1800 kr
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
110 kr - 150 kr
Website
Flixtrain
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kr - 850 kr
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Urlaubs-Express
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Ørestad
Ave. Duration
10h 18m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
230 kr - 280 kr
Website
Snälltåget
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin Südkreuz train station to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
200 kr - 250 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from S Südkreuz Bhf to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Ferry operators
Unity Line
Phone
+48 91 88 02 909
Email
rezerwacje@unityline.pl
Website
unityline.eu
Car ferry from Świnoujście to Ystad
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
unityline.eu
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Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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The best way to get from Berlin Central Station to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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