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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Copenhagen  •  5h 58m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Kiruna (KRN) CPH - KRN

1754 kr - 3017 kr

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Bus  •  28h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Töre
  3. Take the bus from Töre busstation to Kiruna busstation 10

1279 kr - 1781 kr

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Train to Helsingborg, fly  •  7h 27m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Kiruna (KRN) AGH - KRN

1513 kr - 5161 kr

Fly from Malmo  •  6h 43m

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Kiruna (KRN) MMX - KRN

1494 kr - 3964 kr

Train  •  22h 4m

  1. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Kiruna station

Train, bus  •  33h 19m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Östersund Centralstation to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
  4. Take the bus from Gällivare to Kiruna 6

Drive  •  20h 26m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Kiruna 1883.9 km

2200 kr - 3300 kr

Copenhagen to Kiruna by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Kiruna is around 21h 4m and covers a distance of around 1863 km. The fastest train normally takes 21h 4m. Operated by Öresundståg, Swedish Railways (SJ), Snälltåget and others, the Copenhagen to Kiruna train service departs from København H and arrives in Kiruna station. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
21h 4m
Fastest train time:
21h 4m
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
98 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
12:07
Last train departs at:
12:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Kiruna train schedules

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Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed 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 Kiruna is 11313.

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

The social distance requirement in Kiruna 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: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna is to bus which costs 900 kr - 1400 kr and takes 28h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna is to fly which takes 5h 58m and costs 1200 kr - 2300 kr.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Kiruna busstation via Stockholm and Töre busstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Kiruna station. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Kiruna station via Lund Centralstation and Stockholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 4m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Kiruna is 1410 km. The road distance is 1883.9 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna without a car is to train which takes 22h 4m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 58m to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna is to fly which takes 5h 58m and costs 1200 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 22h 4m, you could also bus, which costs 900 kr - 1400 kr and takes 28h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Kiruna.
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  • Distance: 1410.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 58m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air Shuttle and two other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Kiruna every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Lund Centralstation and Stockholm Centralstation in around 22h 4m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Oslo, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Aarhus, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Brussels, Stockholm
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
2100 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 4500 kr
Flights from Malmo to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Kiruna via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
800 kr - 3100 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
100 kr - 150 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 kr - 350 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Östersund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
500 kr - 650 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Kiruna station
Ave. Duration
15h 8m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Inlandsbanan
Phone
+46 (0)771-53 53 53
Email
book@inlandsbanan.se
Website
inlandsbanan.se
Train from Östersund Centralstation to Gällivare C/Resecentrum
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Inlandsbanan
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).

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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 Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
310 kr - 390 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Stockholm to Töre
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 kr
Website
Tapanis Buss
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Phone
+46 926 756 80
Email
kundservice@ltnbd.se
Website
ltnbd.se
Bus from Töre busstation to Kiruna busstation
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
360 kr - 500 kr
Schedules at
Länstrafiken Norrbotten
Online fare
360 kr - 500 kr
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Gällivare to Kiruna
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Kiruna Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 30m and has one stopover.

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Copenhagen to Kiruna bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Norrbotten, arrive at Kiruna busstation.

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Copenhagen to Kiruna train services, operated by Vy Nattåg, arrive at Kiruna station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Kiruna is 1884 km. It takes approximately 20h 26m to drive from Copenhagen to Kiruna.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Kiruna Airport.

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There are 14+ hotels available in Kiruna. Prices start at 750 kr SEK 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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