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There are 12 ways to get from Copenhagen to London by plane, train, night 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  •  4 h 44 min

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

$93 - $260

Cheapest option

Fly Copenhagen to London Luton, train  •  5 h 19 min

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

$42 - $240

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Fly Copenhagen to London Gatwick  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Gatwick (LGW) CPH - LGW

$52 - $185

Fly Copenhagen to London City  •  6 h 5 min

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

$110 - $335

Fly Copenhagen to London Stansted  •  5 h 14 min

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

$58 - $195

Fly Copenhagen to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 49 min

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

$107 - $340

Train to Billund, fly to London City  •  7 h 26 min

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

$140 - $439

Train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$186 - $472

Night train, train  •  17 h 39 min

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International

$289 - $522

Bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N844
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London Ouibus

$79 - $127

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  4. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London

$382 - $619

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 23 min

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

$216 - $312

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to London is to fly and train which costs 270 kr - 1600 kr and takes 5 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to London is to fly which costs 330 kr - 1200 kr and takes 4 h 44 min.

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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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h.

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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 International via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof and Brussel-Zuid/Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 8 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and London is 955 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to London without a car is to train which takes 15 h 8 min and costs 1200 kr - 3100 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 44 min 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 4 h 44 min and costs 600 kr - 1700 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1200 kr - 3100 kr and takes 15 h 8 min, you could also bus, which costs 500 kr - 850 kr and takes 24 h.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to London.
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  • Distance: 597.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 44 min

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

British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to London hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to London via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Brussel-Zuid/Midi in around 15 h 8 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Flights from Billund to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Flights from Billund to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Flights from Billund to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $320
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Luton Airport Parkway to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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

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

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London is 1 h behind Copenhagen. It is currently 10:37 AM in Copenhagen and 9:37 AM in London.

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

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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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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