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There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso by plane, train, bus, ferry or car

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Fly

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Tromso (TOS)

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the train from Stockholm Centralstation to Narvik station
  4. Take the bus from Narvik storsenter to Tromsø Prostneset

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm
  2. Take the bus from Stockholm to Råneå
  3. Take the bus from Luleå to Narvik bussterminal
  4. Take the bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø Prostneset

Train, ferry

  1. Take the train from København H to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Hirtshals St.
  3. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Bergen Skoltegrunnskaien
  4. Take the ferry from Bergen Nøstet Hurtigrutekai to Tromsø Hurtigrutekai

Drive

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso

Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso by train, bus and walk

The journey time between Copenhagen and Northern Lights, Tromso is around 30h 18m and covers a distance of around 2222 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 27m. The fastest journey normally takes 30h 18m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB), Swedish Railways (SJ) and others, the Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso service departs from København H and arrives in Northern Lights, Tromso. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
28h 50m
Layover time:
1h 27m
Total time:
30h 18m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
30h 18m
Journey distance:
2222 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
134 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:07
Last service departs at:
11:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso train, bus and walk schedules

Denmark → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Finland, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, United Kingdom and Vatican

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic, Faroe Islands, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Norway

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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 Norway 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 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Northern Lights, Tromso is 815 55 015.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Northern Lights, Tromso is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Northern Lights, Tromso is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Norway.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Norwegian Institute of Public Health.

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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso is to fly, which costs 430 kr - 2300 kr and takes 5h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso is to fly which costs 430 kr - 2300 kr and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Northern Lights, Tromso. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Tromsø Prostneset via Stockholm, Råneå busstation, Luleå and Narvik bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 32m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Northern Lights, Tromso is 1586 km. The road distance is 2237.5 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso without a car is to train and bus which takes 31h 3m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso is to fly which takes 5h 10m and costs 430 kr - 2300 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 38h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Tromso Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso bus services, operated by Troms Fylkestrafikk, arrive at Tromsø Prostneset station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso.
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  • Distance: 1585.5 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Northern Lights, Tromso, Norway?

Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle fly from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso via Stockholm, Råneå busstation, Luleå, Narvik bussterminal, and Tromsø Prostneset in around 38h 32m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tromso
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3600
Flights from Copenhagen to Tromso via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3600
Flights from Copenhagen to Tromso via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
kr 1100 - kr 3600
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tromso via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 1800
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
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
kr 85 - kr 120
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 600
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 50 - kr 190
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 140 - kr 190
2nd Class Ticket
kr 50 - kr 65
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 44m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 500 - kr 750
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
kr 500 - kr 700
2nd Class Ticket
kr 600 - kr 750
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 360
Website
Snälltåget
Vy Nattåg
Phone
0771-444 111
Email
servicecenter@vy.se
Website
norrtag.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Narvik station
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Vy Nattåg
Bus operators
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Phone
+47 77 78 87 77
Website
tromskortet.no
Bus from Narvik storsenter to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 320
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø Prostneset
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 260 - kr 320
Website
Troms Fylkestrafikk
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 central train station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 390
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Tapanis Buss
Phone
0922-129 55
Email
info@tapanis.se
Website
tapanis.se
Bus from Stockholm to Råneå
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
kr 600 - kr 900
Website
Tapanis Buss
The Arctic Route
Phone
+47 400 02 196
Email
post@thearcticroute.com
Website
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Luleå to Narvik bussterminal
Ave. Duration
7h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Bus from Narvik bussterminal to Tromsø
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 1400
Schedules at
thearcticroute.com
Ferry operators
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Bergen Skoltegrunnskaien
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 410 - kr 600
Website
Fjordline

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso is 2237 km. It takes approximately 25h 13m to drive from Copenhagen to Northern Lights, Tromso.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Tromso Airport.

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There are 82+ hotels available in Northern Lights, Tromso. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK 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 .

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