There are 13 ways to get from Copenhagen to London by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Copenhagen to London Heathrow  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Heathrow (LHR) CPH - LHR

£50 - £294

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Fly Copenhagen to London Luton, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Luton (LTN) CPH - LTN
  2. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL

£38 - £474

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Fly Copenhagen to London Gatwick, train  •  4h 49m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Gatwick (LGW) CPH - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to London Victoria

£44 - £179

Fly Copenhagen to London Stansted  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Stansted (STN) CPH - STN

£39 - £287

Fly Copenhagen to London City  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London City (LCY) CPH - LCY

£90 - £359

Fly Copenhagen to Birmingham, train  •  5h 43m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Birmingham (BHX) CPH - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to London Euston

£88 - £395

Train to Billund, fly to London City  •  7h 6m

  1. Take the train from København H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to London City (LCY) BLL - LCY

£126 - £310

Train  •  15h 18m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£199 - £593

Train via Amsterdam  •  16h 16m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£232 - £523

Bus  •  24h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to The Hague N844
  2. Take the bus from Den Haag to London 140 / ...

£56 - £84

Train, bus  •  27h 49m

  1. Take the train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station

£84 - £151

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  12h 58m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London

£280 - £348

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 26m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Dunkirk
  2. Take the car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London

£153 - £265

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to London is to bus which costs 460 kr - 700 kr and takes 24h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to London is to fly which costs 410 kr - 2500 kr and takes 4h 41m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to London. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at London via Den Haag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to London. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at London St Pancras Eurostar via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 18m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and London is 597 miles.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to London without a car is to train which takes 15h 18m and costs 1600 kr - 5000 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 41m to get from Copenhagen to London, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to London bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to London train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to London is to fly which takes 4h 41m and costs 410 kr - 2500 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1600 kr - 5000 kr and takes 15h 18m, you could also bus, which costs 460 kr - 700 kr and takes 24h 50m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to London.
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  • Distance: 597.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 41m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and London, England?

Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to London Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to London King's Cross via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, and Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 15h 18m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £380
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 29m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£100 - £800
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£95 - £270
Flights from Billund to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £470
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £250
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£65 - £550
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £650
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £370
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £650
Flights from Billund to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £700
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
£140 - £390
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£160 - £750
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £310
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£130 - £310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£50 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £190
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£17 - £190
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£26 - £120
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£30 - £140
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£70 - £700
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£80 - £200
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£130 - £1,000
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £850
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£75 - £170
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Bergen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£65 - £170
Train operators
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
£14 - £17
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
£14 - £17
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£11 - £16
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£5 - £8
Off-Peak Single
£10 - £17
Anytime Day Single
£11 - £16
Anytime Single
£15 - £22
London Northwestern Railway
Phone
+44 121 634 2040
Email
comments@londonmidland.com
Website
londonmidland.com
Train from Birmingham International to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£30 - £45
Website
londonnorthwesternrailway.co.uk
Advanced Single
£18 - £26
Anytime Day Single
£30 - £45
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£21 - £30
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£75 - £110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£23 - £35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£55 - £120
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£70 - £90
Premium
£80 - £120
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£90 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£90 - £110
Standard Premier
£130 - £170
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£120 - £320
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £320
Standard
£120 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £210
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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 to The Hague
Ave. Duration
13h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Den Haag to London
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£25 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from The Hague to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£15 - £19
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£15 - £20
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines DE
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Copenhagen to London bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at London station.

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London is 1h behind Copenhagen. It is currently 3:06 AM in Copenhagen and 2:06 AM in London.

Copenhagen to London train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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