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There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Halden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 46m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden Tåg

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Bus  •  9h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Tanum Rasta 613

kr 301 - kr 374

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Drive  •  5h 14m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Halden 500.7 km

kr 700 - kr 1100

Fly to Gothenburg, train  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT
  2. Take the train from Göteborg Central to Halden

Fly to Oslo, train  •  6h 18m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Oslo (OSL) CPH - OSL
  2. Take the train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
  3. Take the train from Oslo S to Halden stasjon

kr 815 - kr 2479

Copenhagen to Halden by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Halden is around 7h 58m and covers a distance of around 536 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 59m. Operated by Öresundståg and Vygruppen AS, the Copenhagen to Halden train service departs from København H and arrives in Halden. Typically 26 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
7h 58m
Fastest train time:
5h 59m
Trains per week:
26
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
28 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:27
Last train departs at:
20:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Halden train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Denmark → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Norway

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Iceland and Greenland
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 7
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Norway

1.5m

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Denmark

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Halden is 815 55 015.

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

The social distance requirement in Halden is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Halden is to bus which costs 210 kr - 280 kr and takes 9h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Halden is to drive which costs 500 kr - 750 kr and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Halden. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Badet via Tanums shoppingcenter and Strömstad station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 42m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Halden. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Halden via Göteborg Central. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 46m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Halden is 390 km. The road distance is 500.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Halden without a car is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 46m to get from Copenhagen to Halden, including transfers.

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

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Copenhagen to Halden train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Halden is to train which takes 6h 46m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 210 kr - 280 kr and takes 9h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Halden.
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  • Distance: 389.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 46m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Halden, Norway?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Halden via Göteborg Centralstation and Göteborg Central in around 6h 46m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen central train station to Tanum Rasta 4 times a week. Tickets cost kr 230 - kr 280 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 900 - kr 2900
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 2900
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
kr 750 - kr 2900
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Oslo
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 2100
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 550
Website
Öresundståg
Vygruppen AS
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Göteborg Central to Halden
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Vygruppen AS
Flytoget
Phone
23 15 90 00
Email
flytoget@flytoget.no
Website
flytoget.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 160 - kr 180
Website
Flytoget AS
Norwegian Railways (VY)
Phone
+47 61 05 19 10
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo lufthavn stasjon to Oslo S
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
kr 80 - kr 100
Website
vy.no
Train from Oslo S to Halden stasjon
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 210
Website
vy.no
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Tanum Rasta
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
kr 230 - kr 280
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Copenhagen to Halden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tanum Rasta station.

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Copenhagen to Halden train services, operated by Vygruppen AS, arrive at Halden station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Halden is 501 km. It takes approximately 5h 14m to drive from Copenhagen to Halden.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Gothenburg Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Halden. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK 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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