COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering Denmark. Learn More.

There are 8 ways to get from Berlin to Denmark by plane, bus, train, night train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Copenhagen  •  4h 1m

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

326 kr - 2020 kr

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Fly to Billund, bus  •  5h 55m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Billund (BLL) BER - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

146 kr - 1050 kr

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Fly to Aalborg  •  6h 17m

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

291 kr - 1875 kr

Train via Hamburg  •  7h 33m

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

548 kr - 1105 kr

Bus  •  7h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin Central Bus Station to Copenhagen Central Bus Station Bucuresti - Stockholm / ...

600 kr - 750 kr

Train  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Høje Taastrup Snälltåget

282 kr - 349 kr

Night train  •  12h 10m

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf to Hoeje Taastrup 300

282 kr - 349 kr

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 4m

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

577 kr - 714 kr

Germany → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from Germany

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
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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), Vatican, San Marino, Cyprus and Monaco

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 Germany

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 1 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-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
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This applies to arrivals from Germany
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  • Negative COVID-19 test within 1 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • 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: Faroe Islands, Greenland, Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea and Thailand
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Iceland, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Faroe Islands and Greenland

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Rules to follow in Denmark

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Considerations leaving from Germany

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from Germany.

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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 Denmark is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Denmark 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.

Yes, entry into Germany from Denmark is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Denmark is to train which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin to Denmark is to fly which costs 40€ - 280€ and takes 4h 1m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin Central Bus Station station and arriving at Copenhagen Central Bus Station station. Services depart three times a week, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg-Altona. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 33m.

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It is approximately 403 km to get from Berlin to Denmark.

The best way to get from Berlin to Denmark without a car is to train via Hamburg which takes 7h 33m and costs 70€ - 150€.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Berlin to Denmark, including transfers.

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Berlin to Denmark bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Berlin Central Bus Station.

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Berlin 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 to Denmark is to fly which takes 4h 1m and costs 40€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train via Hamburg, which costs 70€ - 150€ and takes 7h 33m, you could also bus, which costs 85€ - 100€ and takes 7h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 403.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

What companies run services between Berlin, Germany and Denmark?

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet fly from Berlin to Copenhagen twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin Hbf to Copenhagen via Hamburg-Altona in around 7h 33m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
360 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Stockholm, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
700 kr - 2900 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
310 kr - 900 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
460 kr - 1800 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2600 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
260 kr - 950 kr
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Aalborg via Ronne, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
600 kr - 1500 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
95 kr - 950 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
750 kr - 3400 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-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
410 kr - 600 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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
220 kr - 310 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
Phone
+420 221 111 122
Email
info@cd.cz
Website
cd.cz
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100 kr - 170 kr
Website
Czech Railways (ČD)
2nd Class
100 kr - 120 kr
Business
130 kr - 170 kr
1st Class
140 kr - 170 kr
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-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
380 kr - 500 kr
Website
Austrian Railways
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Austria Rail Pass
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
320 kr - 440 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Berlin Hbf to Høje Taastrup
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 280 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Berlin Hbf to Hoeje Taastrup
Ave. Duration
11h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 280 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Bus operators
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
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
Polferries

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The quickest flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Berlin to Denmark bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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

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easyJet, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Berlin to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 2€ - 8€.

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