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There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Alsace by plane, train, car, car train, bus or night bus

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Fly to Basel, train  •  6h 14m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Basel (BSL) CPH - BSL
  2. Take the train from Saint-Louis to Sélestat

€89 - €260

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Fly to Strasbourg  •  7h 42m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Strasbourg (SXB) CPH - SXB

€153 - €384

Fly to Zurich, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Zurich (ZRH) CPH - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
  3. Take the train from Basel Sbb to Selestat

€129 - €377

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 48m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stuttgart (STR) CPH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Selestat

€108 - €357

Train via Göttingen  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Goettingen Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Goettingen to Offenburg Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Selestat Ter / ...

€193 - €329

Train  •  16h 1m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Scherwiller Ter

€140 - €290

Drive, car train  •  15h 52m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Alsace

Bus, train  •  19h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Frankfurt Airport
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Selestat Ter / ...

Train, night bus, bus  •  22h 48m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the night bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt - Airport
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Scherwiller Ter

Drive  •  10h 47m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Alsace 1213.6 km

€140 - €210

Denmark → France
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Denmark.

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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 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Alsace is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Alsace is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Denmark from France is currently allowed.

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Alsace is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 6h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Alsace is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 6h 14m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Alsace. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Scherwiller via Hamburg Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf and Strasbourg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 1m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Alsace is 892 km. The road distance is 1213.6 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Alsace without a car is to train via Göttingen which takes 13h 38m and costs 1400 kr - 2500 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Copenhagen to Alsace, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Alsace train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Alsace is to fly which takes 7h 42m and costs 1100 kr - 2900 kr. Alternatively, you can train via Göttingen, which costs 1400 kr - 2500 kr and takes 13h 38m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Basel Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Copenhagen to Alsace train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Scherwiller station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Alsace.
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  • Distance: 891.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Alsace, France?

Lufthansa, LOT and eight other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Alsace 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Alsace via Hamburg-Altona, Goettingen, Offenburg, Strasbourg Bahnhof, Strasbourg, Selestat, and Gare-Sélestat in around 13h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €600
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €480
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €470
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €380
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €330
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €470
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€90 - €350
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €290
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€190 - €800
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €160
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Strasbourg via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €480
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Zurich via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €350
Train operators
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 Saint-Louis to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€29 - €55
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel Sbb to Selestat
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Sélestat
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€18 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Strasbourg to Scherwiller
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €160
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zuerich Hb to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€30 - €35
1st Class
€24 - €29
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Strasbourg to Selestat
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €29
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€24 - €29
1st Class
€17 - €21
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€23 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€29 - €34
1st Class
€23 - €28
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Selestat
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €20
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€13 - €20
Train from Strasbourg to Scherwiller
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€7 - €11
Rail 1st Class
€14 - €21
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg-Altona to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Offenburg
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€100 - €150
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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 Hamburg Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Frankfurt Airport
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Lufthansa Express Bus
Phone
+49 (0)89-32304-0
Email
info@airportbus-muenchen.de
Website
airportbus-muenchen.de
Bus from Frankfurt Flughafen T1 to Strasbourg Boulevard de Metz
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Lufthansa Express Bus
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Hamburg to Frankfurt - Airport
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €21
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Alsace is 1214 km. It takes approximately 10h 47m to drive from Copenhagen to Alsace.

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easyJet, Brussels Airlines, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Basel Airport.

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There are 173+ hotels available in Alsace. Prices start at €75 per night.

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

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