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There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

387 kr - 868 kr

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Train via Laholm  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from København H to Laholm station Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Laholm station to Stockholm Centralstation Mtrx

Bus  •  11h 10m

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

850 kr - 1100 kr

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm 652 km

750 kr - 1200 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 36m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm (ARN) AGH - ARN

1101 kr - 2709 kr

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stockholm (ARN) CPH - ARN

892 kr - 2665 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AGH - BMA

1337 kr - 3195 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma, tram  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA
  3. Take the tram from Johannesfred Spårv to Liljeholmen Trekanten Spårv

1268 kr - 8298 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm (ARN) MMX - ARN

1132 kr - 2712 kr

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
  2. Fly from Halmstad (HAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAD - BMA

1322 kr - 4020 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm is to train which costs 280 kr - 650 kr and takes 5h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm is to fly. Taking this option will cost 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station station and arriving at Stockholm Central Bus Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 55m.

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The distance between Copenhagen Central Station and Stockholm is 523 km. The road distance is 652 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 55m to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm is to train which takes 5h 55m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kr - 750 kr and takes 11h 10m, you could also fly, which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 3h 56m.

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  • Distance: 522.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 55m

What companies run services between Copenhagen Central Station, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden?

You can take a train from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm via Malmö Centralstation in around 5h 55m. Alternatively, Comati PSG operates a bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station twice a week. Tickets cost 850 kr - 1100 kr and the journey takes 11h.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2000 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2300 kr
Air Leap
Website
airleap.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
950 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23000 kr - 55000 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
10000 kr - 25000 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
950 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23000 kr - 55000 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
12000 kr - 28000 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kr - 1100 kr
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
300 kr - 4500 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
750 kr - 2200 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Laholm station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Triangeln St.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
MTRX
Phone
+46 8 580 971 66
Email
kundservice@mtrexpress.travel
Website
mtrx.travel
Train from Laholm station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Unknown
mtrx.travel
SL
Phone
08 600 10 00
Website
sl.se
Tram from Johannesfred Spårv to Liljeholmen Trekanten Spårv
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
32 kr
Website
SL
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Helsingborg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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

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Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm is 652 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Copenhagen Central Station to Stockholm.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Helsingborg Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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There are 930+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen Central Station to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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