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There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen to Skagen by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  7h 6m

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

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Bus  •  7h 43m

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

179 kr - 210 kr

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Drive, car ferry  •  7h 16m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Gothenburg
  2. Take the car ferry from Gothenburg to Frederkishavn
  3. Drive from Frederkishavn to Skagen

Fly, train  •  5h 8m

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

Copenhagen to Skagen by trains

The train journey time between Copenhagen and Skagen is around 6h 43m and covers a distance of around 586 km. The fastest train normally takes 6h 16m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB) and North Jutland Transport Company, the Copenhagen to Skagen train service departs from København H and arrives in Skagen St.. Typically 67 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
6h 43m
Fastest train time:
6h 16m
Trains per week:
67
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
30 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:56
Last train departs at:
18:05

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Skagen train schedules

Copenhagen → Skagen
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Skagen is 072 22 74 59.

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

The social distance requirement in Skagen is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

Last updated: 9 Jun 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen is to bus which costs 170 kr - 210 kr and takes 7h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Skagen is to bus which costs 170 kr - 210 kr and takes 7h 43m.

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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 Aalborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 6m.

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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 7h 6m and costs .

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It takes approximately 7h 6m to get from Copenhagen to Skagen, including transfers.

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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 7h 6m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 170 kr - 210 kr and takes 7h 43m.

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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 train services, operated by North Jutland Transport Company, arrive at Skagen St. station.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Skagen.
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  • Distance: 258 km
  • Duration: 7h 6m

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

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Skagen via Aalborg St. in around 7h 6m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Copenhagen to Skagen via Aalborg Busterminal, Frederikshavn St., and Frederikshavn St. in around 7h 43m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 1500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
180 kr - 1200 kr
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
240 kr - 600 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
300 kr - 420 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Train from Lindholm St. to Skagen St.
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
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 Aalborg
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
150 kr - 190 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
Stena Line

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DAT Danish Air Transport, Norwegian Air Shuttle and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Aalborg Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Skagen. Prices start at 750 kr DKK 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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