There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 17m

  1. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Södra station SJ Snabbtåg X2000

550 kr - 800 kr

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 602 / ...

330 kr - 1100 kr

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Train via Eslöv  •  6h 44m

  1. Take the train from København H to Eslöv station Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 654.2 km

900 kr - 1400 kr

Train, train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  3h 43m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Hyllie station
  2. Take the train from Malmö Hyllie station to Svedala station
  3. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm (ARN) MMX - ARN

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  3h 58m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Hyllie station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA

900 kr - 2430 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm (ARN) AGH - ARN

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3h 55m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stockholm (ARN) CPH - ARN

607 kr - 2224 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AGH - BMA

Train to Kristianstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from København H to Kristianstad Centralstation
  2. Fly from Kristianstad (KID) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) KID - BMA

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train which costs 400 kr - 550 kr and takes 5h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to fly which costs 420 kr - 1600 kr and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Södra station station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 17m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Stockholm is 522 km. The road distance is 654.2 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 400 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from København H to Stockholm Södra station takes 5h 17m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train which takes 5h 17m and costs 400 kr - 550 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 230 kr - 750 kr and takes 9h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 420 kr - 1600 kr and takes 3h 55m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 522.4 km
  • Duration: 5h 17m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from København H to Stockholm Södra station every 4 hours. Tickets cost 550 kr - 800 kr and the journey takes 5h 17m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen twice daily. Tickets cost 330 kr - 410 kr and the journey takes 9h 30m. Comati PSG also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Malmö Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma via Visby
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma via Visby
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
900 kr - 2600 kr
Flights from Kristianstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 2300 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2900 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
280 kr - 2300 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 2500 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
800 kr - 2300 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Website
buss.kiruna.se
Train from København H to Eslöv station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from København H to Malmö Hyllie station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from Malmö Hyllie station to Svedala station
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Train from København H to Kristianstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Kiruna Stadstrafik
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hyllie St.
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 410 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
900 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Malmo Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Södra station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Stockholm is 654 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Malmo Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Stockholm bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 483+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK 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 .

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