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There are 7 ways to get from Berlin to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train, 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 from Berlin Tegel  •  4h 2m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Copenhagen (CPH) TXL - CPH

425 kr - 2787 kr

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Bus  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen N1376 / ...

210 kr - 750 kr

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Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld  •  3h 52m

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SXF - CPH

365 kr - 2710 kr

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  4h 57m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

569 kr - 3245 kr

Train  •  7h 41m

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

743 kr - 1609 kr

Night train, train  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C 306
  2. Take the train from Malmö C to København H 029 / ...

277 kr - 347 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 15m

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

593 kr - 736 kr

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Copenhagen is to night train and train which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 11h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 45€ - 370€ and takes 3h 52m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Berlin central bus station station and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 41m.

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The distance between Berlin and Copenhagen is 355 km.

The best way to get from Berlin to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 7h 41m and costs 100€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 2m to get from Berlin to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Berlin to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4h 2m and costs 55€ - 380€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 100€ - 220€ and takes 7h 41m, you could also bus, which costs 29€ - 100€ and takes 8h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 354.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 2m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark?

easyJet and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Berlin to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 7h 41m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kr - 4100 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
270 kr - 1200 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
500 kr - 3100 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
110 kr - 1500 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
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 470 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
370 kr - 500 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Malmo C
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
210 kr - 260 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
65 kr - 90 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kr - 260 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Copenhagen Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 750 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Ferry operators
Polferries

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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

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Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Berlin to Copenhagen train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Berlin to Copenhagen bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 738+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Tegel Airport is to bus which takes 22 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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