There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Skagen by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train via Aarhus H  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Aarhus H Icl
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Skagen St. 75

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Bus  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Aalborg 621
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Frederikshavn St. 973X

$32 - $48

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Train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Aalborg St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Skagen St. 75

Drive, car ferry  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Odden
  2. Take the car ferry from Odden to Ebeltoft
  3. Drive from Ebeltoft to Skagen

$136 - $188

Fly to Aalborg, train  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Aalborg (AAL) CPH - AAL
  2. Take the train from Lindholm St. to Skagen St.

Fly to Gothenburg, car ferry  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Gothenburg (GOT) CPH - GOT
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen is to bus which costs 200 kr - 310 kr and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen is to drive and car ferry which costs 850 kr - 1200 kr and takes 5 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Skagen. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Skagen St. via Aalborg Busterminal and Frederikshavn St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Skagen. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Skagen St. via Aarhus H and Aalborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Skagen is 258 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 12 min to get from Copenhagen to Skagen, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Skagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen is to train which takes 8 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 200 kr - 310 kr and takes 8 h 36 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Aalborg Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Copenhagen to Skagen bus services, operated by North Jutland Transport Company, arrive at Frederikshavn St. station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Skagen.
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  • Distance: 161.3 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 12 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Skagen, Denmark?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Skagen via Aarhus H and Aalborg St. in around 8 h 12 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Skagen via Aalborg, Aalborg Busterminal, and Frederikshavn St. in around 8 h 36 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $270
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $320
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aarhus H
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aarhus H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
dsb.dk
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Skagen St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Lindholm St. to Skagen St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Bus from Aalborg Busterminal to Frederikshavn St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Ferry operators
Mols Linien
Phone
+45 70 10 14 18
Email
kundeservice@molslinjen.dk
Website
mols-linien.dk
Car ferry from Odden to Ebeltoft
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
mols-linien.dk
Flex
$87
Standard
$111

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