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There are 8 ways to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu by plane, bus, train, car ferry or car

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Fly Copenhagen to Tallinn, bus  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Tallinn (TLL) CPH - TLL
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam

€57 - €222

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Fly Copenhagen to Riga, bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Riga (RIX) CPH - RIX
  2. Take the bus from Riga to Pärnu

€50 - €189

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Fly Malmo to Tallinn, bus  •  9h 38m

  1. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Tallinn (TLL) MMX - TLL
  2. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam

€136 - €256

Train, car ferry, bus  •  26h

  1. Take the train from København H to Lund Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
  3. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
  4. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam 211 / ...

€134 - €280

Train, bus  •  30h 26m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna Ec
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Suwalki Ic / ...
  5. Take the bus from Suwałki to Rīga
  6. Take the bus from Riga to Pärnu 14

€142 - €279

Bus, car ferry  •  33h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
  2. Take the car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
  3. Take the bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee 202 / ...

€181 - €197

Bus  •  36h 25m

  1. Take the bus from København to Warsaw
  2. Take the bus from Warsaw to Pärnu, Central Bus Station N1229

€80 - €105

Drive, car ferry  •  20h 36m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Nynäshamn
  2. Take the car ferry from Nynäshamn to Ventspils
  3. Drive from Ventspils to Pärnu

Copenhagen to Pärnu by train, bus, car ferry and walk

The journey time between Copenhagen and Pärnu is around 24h 43m and covers a distance of around 1219 km. The fastest journey normally takes 24h 43m. Operated by Öresundståg, Swedish Railways (SJ), Snälltåget and others, the Copenhagen to Pärnu service departs from København H and arrives in Pärnu bussijaam. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
24h 43m
Fastest journey time:
24h 43m
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€156
Carbon emissions:
120 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 Pärnu train, bus, car ferry and walk schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Estonia from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Estonia, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Australia, Cyprus, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, Rwanda, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United Kingdom and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Estonia from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 6
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, Greece, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Slovenia and Sweden
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 6
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Proof of a negative test is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
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Rules to follow in Estonia

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Estonia 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
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Pärnu is 1247.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Pärnu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Pärnu is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1247.

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

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu is to fly and bus which costs 420 kr - 1700 kr and takes 6h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu is to fly and bus which costs 420 kr - 1700 kr and takes 6h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Pärnu station. However, there are services departing from København and arriving at Pärnu, Central Bus Station via Warsaw. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36h 25m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Pärnu is 781 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 26h and costs 950 kr - 2100 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 13m to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Pärnu bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from København station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Tallinn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Copenhagen to Pärnu bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Pärnu, Central Bus Station.

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Pärnu is 1h ahead of Copenhagen. It is currently 6:20 PM in Copenhagen and 7:20 PM in Pärnu.

Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Pärnu.
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  • Distance: 781 km
  • Duration: 6h 13m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Pärnu, Estonia?

You can take a bus from Copenhagen to Pärnu via Warsaw in around 36h 25m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €450
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €1100
Flights from Malmo to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €430
Air Baltic
Website
airbaltic.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn via Riga
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €190
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€70 - €90
Flights from Copenhagen to Riga
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€35 - €120
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Tallinn via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €230
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Lund Centralstation
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Lund Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€29 - €35
Website
Snälltåget
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
€40 - €60
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Berlin Hbf to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
PKP Intercity

The rail network in Poland is conveniently organised, with many connections between cities, making it an effective method of travelling around the country. Tickets for regional and express trains are affordable, with children, students, pensioners, people with disability and large families entitled to discounts. Trains have standard 1st and 2nd class reserved seating, and many overnight trains also offer sleepers and couchettes.

Contact Details
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Suwalki
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€10 - €19
Website
PKP Intercity
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Poland Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €13
1st Class
€15 - €19
Bus operators
Lux Express
Phone
+372 6800 909
Email
info@luxexpress.eu
Website
luxexpress.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Lux Express
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Lux Express
Taisto Express OÜ
Phone
515 1882
Email
info@taistoexpress.ee
Website
express.taisto.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Taisto Express OÜ
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
5 times a day
Website
Taisto Express OÜ
Estonian Lines OÜ
Phone
+372 518 8493
Website
estonianlines.eu
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Estonian Lines OÜ
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Estonian Lines OÜ
Go Bus AS
Phone
631 0011
Email
info@gobus.ee
Website
gobus.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Go Bus AS
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
Go Bus AS
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 Tallinn, Bus Station to Pärnu, Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€9 - €11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Warsaw to Pärnu, Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
15h 25m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Tallinn to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€6 - €10
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Rīga to Pärnu
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Suwałki to Rīga
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€17 - €23
Schedules at
ecolines.net
SEBE
Phone
606 4969
Email
info@sebe.ee
Website
sebe.ee
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Pärnu bussijaam
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
SEBE
Bus from Tallinna bussijaam to Tallinna maantee
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€5 - €9
Website
SEBE
1188 Latvia
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€85 - €100
Website
Comati PSG
Ferry operators
Tallink
Phone
+49 (0)40 547 541 222
Email
international.sales@tallinksilja.com
Website
tallinksilja.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
15h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€85 - €180
Website
Tallink
Vehicle
€75 - €140
Inside cabin
€85 - €110
Outside cabin
€130 - €180
Deluxe/Suite
€300 - €420
St Peters Line
Phone
+49 611 140 22 02
Website
stpeterline.com
Car ferry from Stockholm to Tallinn
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€84
Website
St Peters Line
Passenger
€84
Vehicle
€61
Stena Line

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Finnair, Air Baltic and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Tallinn Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Pärnu. 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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