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There are 3 ways to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 23m

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

150 kr - 220 kr

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Bus  •  1h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Helsingborg 600 / ...

750 kr - 900 kr

Drive  •  1h 13m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Helsingborg 106.1 km

120 kr - 190 kr

Copenhagen to Helsingborg by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Helsingborg is around 1h 23m and covers a distance of around 108 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 23m. Operated by Öresundståg, the Copenhagen to Helsingborg train service departs from København H and arrives in Helsingborg Centralstation. Typically 134 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Helsingborg train schedules

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
  • No quarantine required
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Sweden from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Helsingborg is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Helsingborg is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Helsingborg is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

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

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is to drive which costs 90 kr - 140 kr and takes 1h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is to drive which costs 90 kr - 140 kr and takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn and arriving at Helsingborg. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 55m.

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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 1h 23m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Helsingborg is 42 km. The road distance is 106.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg without a car is to train which takes 1h 23m and costs 110 kr - 160 kr.

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The train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation takes 1h 23m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Copenhagen to Helsingborg bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, depart from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn 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 1h 23m and costs 110 kr - 160 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kr - 700 kr and takes 1h 55m.

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  • Distance: 42 km
  • Duration: 1h 23m

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

Öresundståg operates a train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation hourly. Tickets cost 150 kr - 220 kr and the journey takes 1h 23m. Alternatively, Vy Travel AB operates a bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Helsingborg every 3 hours, and the journey takes 1h 55m. Comati PSG also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150 kr - 220 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Bus operators
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Helsingborg
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Vy Travel AB
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Helsingborg Main Train Station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
750 kr - 900 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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Copenhagen to Helsingborg bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, arrive at Helsingborg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Helsingborg is 106 km. It takes approximately 1h 13m to drive from Copenhagen to Helsingborg.

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