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There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Timbuktu by car, car train, plane or train

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Drive, car train  •  6 days 13h

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
  3. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Timbuktu

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Drive  •  6 days 3h

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Timbuktu 10528.6 km

$1,500 - $2,200

Fly from Copenhagen, drive  •  4 days 1h

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Nema (EMN) CPH - EMN
  2. Drive from Nema to Timbuktu

Train to Hamburg, fly, drive  •  4 days 5h

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Nema (EMN) HAM - EMN
  3. Drive from Nema to Timbuktu

Train to Billund, fly, drive  •  7 days 21h

  1. Take the train from København H to Vejle St.
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Nema (EMN) BLL - EMN
  3. Drive from Nema to Timbuktu

Train, train to Berlin Tegel, fly, drive  •  4 days 8h

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
  3. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Nema (EMN) TXL - EMN
  4. Drive from Nema to Timbuktu

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Timbuktu is to drive which costs 9500 kr - 14000 kr and takes 6 days 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Timbuktu is to drive which costs 9500 kr - 14000 kr and takes 6 days 3h.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Timbuktu is 4523 km. The road distance is 10528.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 days 13h to get from Copenhagen to Timbuktu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Copenhagen Airport to Nema Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 days 9h and has two stopovers.

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Timbuktu is 2h behind Copenhagen. It is currently 12:41 AM in Copenhagen and 10:41 PM in Timbuktu.

Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Timbuktu is 10529 km. It takes approximately 6 days 3h to drive from Copenhagen to Timbuktu.

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easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, Mauritania Airlines and Air France offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Nema Airport.

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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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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Timbuktu.
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  • Distance: 4523.1 km
  • Duration: 6 days 13h

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Timbuktu, Mali?

There is no direct connection from Copenhagen to Timbuktu. However, you can take the drive to Hamburg Altona, take the car train to Lörrach Hbf, then take the drive to Timbuktu. Alternatively, you can take the drive to Timbuktu.

Airlines
Mauritania Airlines
Website
mauritaniaairlines.mr
Flights from Copenhagen to Nema via Paris CDG, Nouakchott
Ave. Duration
3 days 4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,500
Flights from Hamburg to Nema via Paris CDG, Nouakchott
Ave. Duration
3 days 4h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Flights from Billund to Nema via Paris CDG, Nouakchott
Ave. Duration
6 days 20h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Nema via Paris CDG, Nouakchott
Ave. Duration
3 days 8h
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,500
Train operators
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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