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There are 11 ways to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by plane, train, subway, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly to London Heathrow  •  4h 17m

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

£40 - £157

Cheapest option

Fly to London Luton, bus  •  6h 22m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Luton (LTN) CPH - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

£39 - £214

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Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  5h 31m

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

£50 - £248

Fly to London City  •  6h 54m

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

£87 - £340

Fly to London Stansted, subway, train  •  6h 4m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to London Stansted (STN) CPH - STN
  2. Take the subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
  3. Take the train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3

£41 - £182

Train  •  15h 12m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  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

£183 - £599

Train via Amsterdam  •  16h 55m

  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

£215 - £544

Train, bus  •  23h 15m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
  3. Take the train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Centraal
  4. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar Eil

£157 - £388

Bus, bus and ferry  •  26h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Cologne South 073
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to London

£56 - £70

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  13h 3m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

£269 - £332

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 17m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

£158 - £229

Denmark → United Kingdom
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International entry into United Kingdom from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: All visitors with the below exceptions

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Afghanistan, Angola, Argentina, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Egypt, Eswatini, Ethiopia, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Qatar, Rwanda, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 10 days

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Conditions of entry into United Kingdom from Denmark

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Guernsey, Iceland, Ireland, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Ireland, Jersey, Guernsey and Isle of Man
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
This applies to arrivals from Australia, Brunei, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Gibraltar, Iceland, Israel, New Zealand, Saint Helena, Singapore and South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in United Kingdom

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering United Kingdom from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 111.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 111.

Yes, entry into Denmark from United Kingdom is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 19 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to bus and bus and ferry which costs 480 kr - 650 kr and takes 26h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which costs 350 kr - 1400 kr and takes 4h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 via Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 41m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, King's Cross St. Pancras station and London Paddington. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 12m.

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It is approximately 610 miles to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

The best way to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 15h 12m and costs 1500 kr - 5500 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR), including transfers.

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Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) 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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which takes 4h 17m and costs 350 kr - 1400 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1500 kr - 5500 kr and takes 15h 12m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 610.3 miles
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

Scandinavian Airlines, British Airways and four other airlines fly from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Hamburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, London St Pancras Eurostar, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 15h 12m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£60 - £260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£50 - £290
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
£75 - £330
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£75 - £320
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £170
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£55 - £210
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£19 - £95
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£14 - £110
Flights from Copenhagen to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£14 - £110
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£12 - £70
Flights from Copenhagen to London Luton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£15 - £80
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£90 - £230
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £270
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£35 - £170
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£110 - £300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Copenhagen to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£150 - £280
Train operators
London Underground (Tube)

Comprised of 11 lines and 270 stations, the London Underground (known to locals as the Tube) is the most popular way to navigate the English capital, including to/from Heathrow Airport via the Piccadilly Line. Purchase an Oyster card (an electronic smartcard that you use to touch on and off at Tube stations) at any station for the cheapest fares. Most stations have WiFi, but not all trains and stations are air-conditioned. On weekends, a 24-hour service runs on selected lines.

Rome2rio's guide to London Underground (Tube)
Contact Details
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Subway from Liverpool Street station to Lancaster Gate station
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
£2 - £3
Website
London Underground (Tube)
TfL Rail
Phone
0343 222 1234
Website
tfl.gov.uk
Train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
TfL Rail
Offpeak (Contactless or Oyster)
£4 - £7
Peak (Contactless or Oyster)
£6 - £11
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London Paddington to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£9 - £14
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
£4 - £15
Off-Peak Single
£5 - £9
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
£9 - £14
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£35 - £55
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£65 - £95
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 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£70 - £100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £70
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£50 - £75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£35 - £50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£22 - £35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£19 - £24
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£11 - £15
Website
Flixtrain
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 - £110
Website
Thalys
Standard
£55 - £80
Comfort
£65 - £85
Premium
£80 - £110
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
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£85 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£260 - £300
Standard
£85 - £110
Standard Premier
£120 - £160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£110 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£110 - £150
Standard Premier
£160 - £200
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £300
Standard
£100 - £130
Standard Premier
£150 - £190
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£21 - £26
Website
Snälltåget
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duivendrecht to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
£10 - £14
1st Class
£16 - £23
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£4 - £7
Website
National Express
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
£17 - £26
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Cologne South
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£30 - £40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to London
Ave. Duration
11h 12m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
£19 - £26
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Ferry operators

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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 Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by Union Ivkoni, arrive at London station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 1h behind Copenhagen. It is currently 12:40 AM in Copenhagen and 11:40 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Copenhagen to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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

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There are 3110+ hotels available in London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Prices start at £75 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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