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There are 7 ways to get from Copenhagen to Tau by plane, bus, train, ferry, night bus or car

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Fly, line 100 bus  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stavanger (SVG) CPH - SVG
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Solbakk bussterminal

kr 633 - kr 2729

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Train, ferry  •  18h 1m

  1. Take the train from København H to Lindholm St. Icl / ...
  2. Take the train from Lindholm St. to Hjørring St. 75 / ...
  3. Take the ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Risavika havn Utenriksterminal

Bus  •  19h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Central Bus Station Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade - Oslo Central Bus Station / ...
  2. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal Lp1 / ...

kr 1020 - kr 1307

Train, bus  •  19h 17m

  1. Take the train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
  2. Take the bus from Gothenburg Central Bus Station to Oslo Central Bus Station 613
  3. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal Lp1

kr 1264 - kr 1672

Train, ferry, bus  •  19h 19m

  1. Take the train from København H to Helsingør 029
  2. Take the ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation
  3. Take the bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Oslo Bussterminal
  4. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal Lp1

Night bus, bus  •  19h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Copenhagen central train station to Oslo N613
  2. Take the bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal Lp1 / ...

kr 1019 - kr 1305

Drive  •  12h 57m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Tau 1037.1 km

kr 1400 - kr 2100

Copenhagen to Tau by bus

The bus journey time between Copenhagen and Tau is around 23h 41m and covers a distance of around 1216 km. The fastest bus normally takes 21h 38m. Operated by Vy bus4you, FlixBus, Vaernes Ekspressen and others, the Copenhagen to Tau bus service departs from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade and arrives in Bedehusvegen. Typically seven buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Bus route overview

Average bus time:
23h 41m
Fastest bus time:
21h 38m
Bus distance:
1216 km
Buses per week:
7
Cheapest price:
kr 816
Carbon emissions:
151 kg CO2

First and last buses

First bus departs at:
14:00
Last bus departs at:
21:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Copenhagen to Tau bus schedules

Denmark → Norway
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International entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Cyprus, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican

Restricted for: Non-essential travel

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Conditions of entry into Norway from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
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  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 7 in quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, Germany, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and Vatican
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
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Rules to follow in Norway

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Norway 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 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Tau is 815 55 015.

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

The social distance requirement in Tau is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 815 55 015.

No, returning to Denmark from Norway is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 25 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Tau is to fly and line 100 bus which costs 450 kr - 2000 kr and takes 5h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Tau is to fly and line 100 bus which costs 450 kr - 2000 kr and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copenhagen to Tau. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade and arriving at Bedehusvegen via Oslo bussterminal, Stavanger bussterminal and Solbakk bussterminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 4m.

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It is 548 km from Copenhagen to Tau. It is approximately 1037.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Tau without a car is to train and ferry which takes 18h 1m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 27m to get from Copenhagen to Tau, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Tau bus services, operated by Vy bus4you, depart from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade station.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Stavanger Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Copenhagen to Tau bus services, operated by Vaernes Ekspressen, arrive at Stavanger bussterminal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Tau is 1037 km. It takes approximately 12h 57m to drive from Copenhagen to Tau.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Tau.
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  • Distance: 547.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 27m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Tau, Norway?

You can take a bus from Copenhagen to Tau via Oslo Central Bus Station, Oslo bussterminal, Stavanger bussterminal, and Solbakk bussterminal in around 19h 4m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 2700
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stavanger
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 2800
Flights from Copenhagen to Stavanger via Oslo
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
kr 700 - kr 2800
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Lindholm St.
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
kr 420 - kr 600
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Helsingør St.
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
kr 90 - kr 130
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Göteborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
kr 380 - kr 550
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Helsingør
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 95 - kr 140
Website
Öresundståg
Bus operators
Kolumbus
Phone
(+47) 51 92 52 00
Website
kolumbus.no
Bus from Stavanger bussterminal to Solbakk bussterminal
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
kr 35 - kr 50
Website
Kolumbus
Vy bus4you
Website
bustickets.distribusion.com
Bus from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 650
Schedules at
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Bus from Gothenburg Central Bus Station to Oslo Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
kr 100 - kr 650
Schedules at
bustickets.distribusion.com
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 Oslo
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 370
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Gothenburg to Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 170 - kr 210
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Copenhagen central train station to Oslo
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 300 - kr 370
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Vaernes Ekspressen
Phone
+47 905 74 475
Email
post@vaernesekspressen.no
Website
vaernesekspressen.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Website
Vaernes Ekspressen
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Phone
+47 815 44 444
Website
nor-way.no
Bus from Oslo bussterminal to Stavanger bussterminal
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
kr 650 - kr 850
Website
Nor-Way Bussekspress
Online Ticket
kr 650 - kr 850
Bus4You
Website
bus4you.se
Bus from Göteborg Nils Ericsonterminal to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
kr 180 - kr 260
Website
Bus4You
Bus from Helsingborg Centralstation to Oslo Bussterminal
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
kr 270 - kr 380
Website
Bus4You
Ferry operators
Fjordline
Phone
+47 51 46 40 99
Email
info@fjordline.com
Website
fjordline.com
Ferry from Hirtshals Færgeterminal to Risavika havn Utenriksterminal
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
kr 320 - kr 450
Website
Fjordline
ForSea
Phone
042-18 61 00
Email
kundservice@forseaferries.com
Website
forsea.se
Ferry from Helsingør to Helsingborg Centralstation
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
ForSea

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Scandinavian Airlines and Norwegian Air Shuttle offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Stavanger Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Tau. Prices start at kr 1000 NOK 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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