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There are 5 ways to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from København H to Fredericia St. Icl / ...
  2. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg Ic
  3. Take the train from Flensburg to Rieseby Re / ...

43€ - 61€

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  8h 11m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Haderslev Busstation 627
  2. Take the train from Vojens St. to Flensburg Ic
  3. Take the bus from Flensburg to Rieseby Sev

30€ - 41€

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  4h 47m

  1. Take the night train from København H to Flensburg Ic
  2. Take the train from Flensburg to Rieseby Re / ...

39€ - 54€

Drive  •  3h 36m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Rieseby 371.8 km

40€ - 65€

Fly, train  •  5h 9m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
  3. Take the train from Kiel Hbf to Rieseby

54€ - 313€

Copenhagen to Rieseby by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Rieseby is around 5h 12m and covers a distance of around 378 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 53m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB) and Deutsche Bahn Regional, the Copenhagen to Rieseby train service departs from København H and arrives in Rieseby. Typically 57 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 12m
Fastest train time:
3h 53m
Trains per week:
57
Cheapest price:
43€
Carbon emissions:
19 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:05
Last train departs at:
23:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Rieseby train schedules

Denmark → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Albania, Andorra, Australia, China, Falkland Islands, Hong Kong, Macau, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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
  • 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
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • 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
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
France: Mayotte, French Guiana, Guadeloupe
Finland: Satakunta, Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi
Norway: Innlandet
Portugal: Azores, Madeira

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Belgium, Denmark, France, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Frequently Asked Questions


No, entry into Germany from Denmark is currently restricted.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Rieseby is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Rieseby is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

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

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 13 Jun 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby is to bus and train which costs 220 kr - 310 kr and takes 8h 11m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby is to drive which costs 320 kr - 480 kr and takes 3h 36m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Rieseby. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Rieseby via Fredericia St. and Flensburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Rieseby is 216 km. The road distance is 371.8 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby without a car is to train which takes 5h 16m and costs 320 kr - 460 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Copenhagen to Rieseby train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Rieseby station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Rieseby is 372 km. It takes approximately 3h 36m to drive from Copenhagen to Rieseby.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Rieseby.
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  • Distance: 215.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Rieseby, Germany?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Rieseby via Fredericia St. and Flensburg in around 5h 16m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 360€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Vojens St. to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 14€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Night train from København H to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Flensburg to Rieseby
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kiel Hbf to Rieseby
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
HVV
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
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 Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
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 Kiel Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
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 Haderslev Busstation
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Flensburg to Rieseby
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Rieseby. 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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