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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Schagen by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Schagen

56€ - 217€

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Bus, train  •  14h 43m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Lübeck N05
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Schagen

52€ - 78€

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Train to Billund, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Take the train from København H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Schagen

102€ - 396€

Fly Copenhagen to Eindhoven, train  •  6h 56m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Eindhoven (EIN) CPH - EIN
  2. Take the train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  3. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schagen

68€ - 255€

Train  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Ic
  4. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schagen

128€ - 255€

Train, bus  •  18h 6m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Amstel to Schagen

64€ - 98€

Drive  •  8h 40m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Schagen 907.3 km

110€ - 170€

Copenhagen to Schagen by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Schagen is around 15h 28m and covers a distance of around 1045 km. The fastest train normally takes 12h 40m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Copenhagen to Schagen train service departs from København H and arrives in Schagen. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
15h 28m
Fastest train time:
12h 40m
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
160€
Carbon emissions:
55 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:26
Last train departs at:
15:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Schagen train schedules

Denmark → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from Denmark

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

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from Denmark

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Schagen is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Schagen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

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

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Schagen is to bus and train which costs 380 kr - 600 kr and takes 14h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Schagen is to fly and train which costs 410 kr - 1700 kr and takes 5h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Schagen. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Schagen via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf and Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 21m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Schagen is 597 km. The road distance is 907.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Schagen without a car is to train which takes 12h 21m and costs 950 kr - 1900 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Copenhagen to Schagen, including transfers.

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

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

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Copenhagen to Schagen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Schagen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Schagen is 907 km. It takes approximately 8h 40m to drive from Copenhagen to Schagen.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Schagen.
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  • Distance: 597.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Schagen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Schagen via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, and Amsterdam Centraal in around 12h 21m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
45€ - 150€
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 170€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Schagen
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Eindhoven Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schagen
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 35€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Schagen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
Train from Amsterdam Amstel to Schagen
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
18€ - 26€
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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

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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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 Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Flixtrain
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
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
Snälltåget
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 Lübeck
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lübeck to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Mądeltrans Eurolines
Phone
+48 14 6 571 777
Email
linia@madeltrans.com.pl
Website
madeltrans.pl
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 30€
Website
Mądeltrans Eurolines

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, easyJet, Lufthansa and two other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 84+ hotels available in Schagen. 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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