There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Frankfurt (FRA) CPH - FRA

$83 - $276

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N98

$60 - $100

4 alternative options

Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stuttgart (STR) CPH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

$122 - $315

Train  •  8 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice

$146 - $216

Drive, train  •  9 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Hannover Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Fulda Ice
  4. Drive from Fulda to Frankfurt am Main

$168 - $254

Drive  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main 599.5 miles

$130 - $200

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main is to bus which costs 390 kr - 650 kr and takes 15 h.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which costs 500 kr - 1800 kr and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 15 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 58 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Frankfurt am Main is 671 km. The road distance is 959.2 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main without a car is to train which takes 8 h 58 min and costs 900 kr - 1400 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 15 min to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main is to fly which takes 4 h 15 min and costs 500 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 900 kr - 1400 kr and takes 8 h 58 min, you could also bus, which costs 390 kr - 650 kr and takes 15 h.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main.
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  • Distance: 419.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 15 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and KLM fly from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Frankfurt am Main via Hamburg Hbf in around 8 h 58 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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