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There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Paris by plane, train, car or car train

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Fly  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Paris CDG (CDG) CPH - CDG

56€ - 228€

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Train  •  13h 6m

  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 Paris Nord

176€ - 410€

Train via Frankfurt am Main  •  18h 7m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

201€ - 303€

Drive  •  11h 53m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni 1348.7 km

160€ - 240€

Drive, car train  •  20h 9m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Paris

Copenhagen to Paris by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Paris is around 28h 41m and covers a distance of around 1461 km. The fastest train normally takes 28h 41m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Copenhagen to Paris train service departs from København H and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically six trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Paris train schedules

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Conditions of entry into France from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be asked to self-quarantine
  • Health declaration required
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

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

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Last updated: 11 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Copenhagen to Paris is to fly, which costs 410 kr - 1700 kr and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Paris is to fly which costs 410 kr - 1700 kr and takes 4h 50m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Paris. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Paris Nord via Hamburg Hbf and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 6m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Paris is 1027 km. The road distance is 1348.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Paris without a car is to train which takes 13h 6m and costs 1300 kr - 3100 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 50m to get from Copenhagen to Paris, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Paris train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Paris is to fly which takes 4h 50m and costs 410 kr - 1700 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 1300 kr - 3100 kr and takes 13h 6m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 50m.

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Copenhagen to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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  • Distance: 1026.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 50m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Paris, France?

Scandinavian Airlines, Air France and six other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Paris every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Paris via Hamburg Hbf and Koeln Hbf in around 13h 6m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 470€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 110€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 140€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
4 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 Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
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
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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
22€ - 28€
Website
Flixtrain
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
Snälltåget
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH

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