There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg by train, ferry, bus or car

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Recommended option

Train, ferry  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Helsingør St. 029 / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation Scand

Cheapest option

Bus  •  1 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Helsingborg Centralstation Bus4You / ...

$9 - $14

2 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation Öresundståg / ...

$14 - $29

Drive, ferry  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Helsingør
  2. Take the ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation Scand / ...

$56 - $59

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is to bus which costs 60 kr - 90 kr and takes 1 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is to drive and ferry which costs 350 kr - 380 kr and takes 57 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade and arriving at Helsingborg Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Helsingborg Centralstation station. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 21 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Helsingborg is 42 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg without a car is to train and ferry which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Helsingborg bus services, operated by Bus4You, depart from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade station.

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is to train which takes 1 h 21 min and costs 85 kr - 190 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60 kr - 90 kr and takes 1 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Helsingborg, Sweden?

Öresundståg operates a train from Copenhagen to Helsingborg hourly. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 1 h 21 min. Swedish Railways (SJ) also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Bus4You operates a bus from Copenhagen to Helsingborg 4 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $14 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Helsingør St.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
dsb.dk
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Helsingør
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $29
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $20
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$21 - $29
2nd Class Refundable
$21 - $29
1st Class Refundable
$29 - $40
Bus operators
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Website
nettbuss.sesok-kopbus4you
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Nettbuss Express
Phone
+46 771-15 15 15
Email
info@nettbuss.se
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
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Nettbuss Express
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+49 (0) 381-77 88 77 66
Email
servicecenter.germany@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
Scandlines
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
oresundstag.se

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Copenhagen to Helsingborg bus services, operated by Bus4You, arrive at Helsingborg Centralstation.

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Copenhagen to Helsingborg train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Helsingborg Centralstation.

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