Travel from Denmark to Ireland is: Partially open. See details.

There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen to Dublin by plane, train, bus and ferry or bus

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Fly from Copenhagen  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dublin (DUB) CPH - DUB

€28 - €197

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Train to Billund, fly  •  7h 4m

  1. Take the train from København H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dublin (DUB) BLL - DUB

€49 - €146

Train, bus and ferry, bus  •  32h 52m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
  5. Take the bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin 871

€101 - €222

Bus, bus and ferry  •  39h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Cologne South 073
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to London
  3. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin 871

€74 - €94

Denmark → Ireland
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International entry into Ireland from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: All visitors

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Conditions of entry into Ireland from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 5
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Managed isolation facility confirmation prior to booking flight
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Rules to follow in Ireland

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Ireland 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 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Dublin is 1850 24 1850.

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

The social distance requirement in Dublin is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1850 24 1850.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Ireland.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Dublin is to fly which costs 210 kr - 1500 kr and takes 4h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Dublin is to fly which costs 210 kr - 1500 kr and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Dublin. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Dublin via Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport and London Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 39h 9m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Dublin is 1238 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Dublin without a car is to train and bus and ferry and bus which takes 32h 52m and costs 750 kr - 1700 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 57m to get from Copenhagen to Dublin, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Dublin Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 15m.

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Copenhagen to Dublin bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Dublin station.

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Dublin is 1h behind Copenhagen. It is currently 4:17 AM in Copenhagen and 3:17 AM in Dublin.

Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Dublin.
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  • Distance: 1238.2 km
  • Duration: 4h 57m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Dublin, Ireland?

Norwegian Air Shuttle, Ryanair and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Dublin hourly.

Airlines
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €65
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €65
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €65
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€17 - €65
Flights from Billund to Dublin
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€17 - €100
Flights from Billund to Dublin via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€18 - €100
Flights from Billund to Dublin via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€22 - €110
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€50 - €400
Flights from Billund to Dublin via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €350
Flights from Billund to Dublin via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €170
Flights from Billund to Dublin via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Flights from Billund to Dublin via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €310
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dublin
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €95
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Duisburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Duisburg to London
Ave. Duration
10h 1m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€22 - €30
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €11
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from Birmingham to Dublin
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €14
Website
National Express
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €19
Website
National Express
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 Cologne South
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and three other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Dublin Airport.

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There are 521+ hotels available in Dublin. 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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