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

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Train  •  39 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...

50 kr - 190 kr

2 alternative options

Bus  •  1h

  1. Take the bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Malmö Norra Vallgatan Läge K 600 / ...

55 kr - 950 kr

Drive  •  36 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Malmö 40.6 km

50 kr - 75 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Malmö is to drive which costs 35 kr - 55 kr and takes 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Malmö is to drive which costs 35 kr - 55 kr and takes 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn and arriving at Malmö Norra Vallgatan Läge K. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Malmö Centralstation station. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 39 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Malmö is 28 km. The road distance is 40.6 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Malmö without a car is to train which takes 39 min and costs 35 kr - 140 kr.

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The train from København H to Malmö Centralstation takes 39 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Copenhagen to Malmö bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, depart from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn station.

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Malmö is to train which takes 39 min and costs 35 kr - 140 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 40 kr - 700 kr and takes 1h.

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  • Distance: 28.4 km
  • Duration: 39 min

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

Öresundståg operates a train from København H to Malmö Centralstation every 20 minutes. Tickets cost 90 kr - 130 kr and the journey takes 39 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Vy Travel AB operates a bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Malmö Norra Vallgatan Läge K every 4 hours, and the journey takes 1h. Five other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
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)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Bus operators
Vy Travel AB
Phone
+46 771 15 15 15
Email
info@tagkompaniet.se
Website
vy.se
Bus from Köpenhamn Ingerslevsgade vid DGI-byn to Malmö Norra Vallgatan Läge K
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
Vy Travel AB
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 Malmö
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55 kr - 70 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Bus from København H to Triangeln St.
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
65 kr - 90 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Bus from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
60 kr - 75 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Malmo Svävarenterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
800 kr - 950 kr
Website
Comati PSG
Bus4You
Website
nettbuss.se
Bus from Köbenhavn Ingerslevsgade to Malmö Norra Vallgatan
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
75 kr - 110 kr
Website
Bus4You

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Copenhagen to Malmö bus services, operated by Vy Travel AB, arrive at Malmö Norra Vallgatan Läge K station.

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Copenhagen to Malmö train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Malmö is 41 km. It takes approximately 36 min to drive from Copenhagen to Malmö.

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