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

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Fly  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CPH - AMS

41€ - 179€

4 alternative options

Train  •  11h 15m

  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 Hengelo Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport

83€ - 250€

Bus  •  14h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Lübeck N05
  2. Take the bus from Lübeck to Amsterdam Sloterdijk N1386

46€ - 59€

Train, bus  •  16h 45m

  1. Take the train from Høje Taastrup to Hamburg Hbf Snälltåget
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Amsterdam Duivendrecht Lesko - Amsterdam 1 / ...

57€ - 83€

Drive  •  8h 32m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Schiphol 932.7 km

110€ - 170€

Copenhagen to Schiphol by train

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Schiphol is around 14h 7m and covers a distance of around 993 km. The fastest train normally takes 11h 56m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Copenhagen to Schiphol train service departs from København H and arrives in Schiphol Airport. Typically 21 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
14h 7m
Fastest train time:
11h 56m
Trains per week:
21
Cheapest price:
115€
Carbon emissions:
52 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 Schiphol train schedules

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

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

The social distance requirement in Schiphol 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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Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol is to bus which costs 340 kr - 440 kr and takes 14h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol is to fly which costs 300 kr - 1400 kr and takes 3h 42m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen station to Schiphol. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen central train station and arriving at Schiphol, Schiphol Airport/Plaza via Lübeck and Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 18m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Schiphol. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Schiphol Airport via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 15m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Schiphol is 632 km. The road distance is 932.7 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol without a car is to train which takes 11h 15m and costs 600 kr - 1900 kr.

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It takes approximately 3h 42m to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Schiphol bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol is to fly which takes 3h 42m and costs 300 kr - 1400 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 600 kr - 1900 kr and takes 11h 15m, you could also bus, which costs 340 kr - 440 kr and takes 14h 18m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Schiphol.
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  • Distance: 632.2 km
  • Duration: 3h 42m

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

Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and three other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Schiphol hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Schiphol via Hamburg Hbf, Osnabrueck Hbf, and Hengelo in around 11h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 340€
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
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

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 Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
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
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Eurobahn
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 Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
20€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
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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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Copenhagen to Schiphol bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Schiphol is 933 km. It takes approximately 8h 32m to drive from Copenhagen to Schiphol.

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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 789+ hotels available in Schiphol. 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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