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

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Train  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the train from København H to Lessebo station Öresundståg

343 kr - 471 kr

2 alternative options

Bus  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Ljungby Bus Station
  2. Take the bus from Ljungby busstation to Växjö station 145 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Växjö station to Kosta Åkervägen 218

933 kr - 1098 kr

Drive  •  3h 24m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Kosta 278.9 km

330 kr - 490 kr

Copenhagen to Kosta by train and bus

The journey time between Copenhagen and Kosta is around 4h 57m and covers a distance of around 286 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 24m. Operated by Öresundståg and Länstrafiken Kronoberg, the Copenhagen to Kosta service departs from København H and arrives in Kosta Åkervägen. Typically 50 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 57m
Fastest journey time:
3h 24m
Services per week:
50
Cheapest price:
343 kr
Carbon emissions:
16 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:07
Last service departs at:
19:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Kosta train and bus 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 Kosta is 11313.

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

The social distance requirement in Kosta 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 Kosta is to train which costs 250 kr - 350 kr and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Kosta is to drive which costs 240 kr - 360 kr and takes 3h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Kosta. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station and arriving at Kosta Åkervägen via Ljungby busstation and Växjö station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 30m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Kosta is 218 km. The road distance is 278.9 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kosta without a car is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 250 kr - 350 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Copenhagen to Kosta, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Kosta bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Kosta is to train which takes 4h 20m and costs 250 kr - 350 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kr - 850 kr and takes 7h 30m.

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Copenhagen to Kosta bus services, operated by Länstrafiken Kronoberg, arrive at Kosta Åkervägen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Kosta is 279 km. It takes approximately 3h 24m to drive from Copenhagen to Kosta.

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  • Distance: 217.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

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

Öresundståg operates a train from København H to Lessebo station every 3 hours. Tickets cost 310 kr - 440 kr and the journey takes 3h 4m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Kosta via Ljungby Bus Station, Ljungby busstation, and Växjö station in around 7h 30m.

Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lessebo station
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
310 kr - 440 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Ljungby Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
800 kr - 950 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
Phone
+46 77 176 70 76
Email
kundcenter@lanstrafikenkron.se
Website
lanstrafikenkron.se
Bus from Ljungby busstation to Växjö station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70 kr - 100 kr
Website
Länstrafiken Kronoberg
Bus from Växjö station to Kosta Åkervägen
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
50 kr - 75 kr
Website
Länstrafiken Kronoberg

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