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There are 8 ways to get from Brussels to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Brussels  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

499 kr - 1999 kr

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Fly from Charleroi  •  5h

  1. Fly from Charleroi (CRL) to Copenhagen (CPH) CRL - CPH

292 kr - 2671 kr

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  5h 23m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH

863 kr - 3146 kr

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

1066 kr - 3526 kr

Train  •  11h 58m

  1. Take the train from Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ic

1145 kr - 2292 kr

Bus via Hamburg  •  14h 36m

  1. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Hamburg 155
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Copenhagen N613 / ...

360 kr - 479 kr

Bus  •  16h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen N844

407 kr - 513 kr

Drive  •  9h 43m

  1. Drive from Brussels to Copenhagen 1050 km

950 kr - 1500 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Brussels to Copenhagen is to bus via Hamburg which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 14h 36m.

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The quickest way to get from Brussels to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 4h 12m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Brussels to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles, Nord and arriving at Copenhagen via Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Brussels to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Bruxelles-Nord and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 58m.

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The distance between Brussels and Copenhagen is 765 km. The road distance is 1050 km.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 11h 58m and costs 150€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 4h 12m to get from Brussels to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Brussels to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Brussels, Brussels-North station.

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Brussels to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bruxelles-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4h 12m and costs 65€ - 270€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 310€ and takes 11h 58m, you could also bus via Hamburg, which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 14h 36m.

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  • Distance: 764.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 12m

What companies run services between Brussels, Belgium and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from Brussels to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Brussels to Copenhagen via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 11h 58m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
480 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1700 kr - 3900 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 2200 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
370 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2300 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
480 kr - 1800 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
340 kr - 1600 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2200 kr
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
410 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
360 kr - 1600 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280 kr - 2600 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2400 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Charleroi to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210 kr - 1200 kr
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
230 kr - 600 kr
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
450 kr - 900 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
450 kr - 650 kr
Comfort
550 kr - 700 kr
Premium
650 kr - 900 kr
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Duesseldorf Flughafen Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
500 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
500 kr - 750 kr
Comfort
600 kr - 850 kr
Premium
750 kr - 1100 kr
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 Bruxelles-Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 850 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 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
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
950 kr - 1700 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
170 kr - 210 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
700 kr - 850 kr
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Urlaubs-Express
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)
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Nord to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
230 kr - 320 kr
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
130 kr - 160 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90 kr - 120 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
320 kr - 390 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
85 kr - 130 kr
Website
CityBusExpress

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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Brussels to Copenhagen is 1050 km. It takes approximately 9h 43m to drive from Brussels to Copenhagen.

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Swiss, easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Brussels Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Brussels to Copenhagen train tickets online with Omio, Omio and Omio.

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Book your Brussels to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 747+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Brussels to Brussels Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 16€ - 18€.

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