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

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Train  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Schwerin Hbf Ice / ...

67€ - 134€

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Drive, car ferry  •  10h 34m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Malmö
  2. Take the car ferry from Malmö to Travemünde
  3. Drive from Travemünde to Wismar

42€ - 85€

2 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  9h 43m

  1. Take the train from København H to Nykøbing F St. Re
  2. Take the ferry from Gedser Faerge to Rostock Seehafen Faehre
  3. Take the train from Rostock Hbf to Wismar Rb

68€ - 81€

Fly, train  •  4h 57m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Schwerin Hbf
  3. Take the train from Schwerin Hbf to Wismar

87€ - 377€

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International entry into Germany from Denmark

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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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No, entry into Germany from Denmark is currently restricted.

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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 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Wismar is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Wismar is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Germany.

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Last updated: 4 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Wismar is to train and ferry which costs 500 kr - 600 kr and takes 9h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Wismar is to fly and train which costs 650 kr - 2800 kr and takes 4h 57m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Wismar. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Wismar via Hamburg Hbf and Schwerin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Wismar is 211 km.

The best way to get from Copenhagen to Wismar without a car is to train which takes 6h 58m and costs 500 kr - 1000 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 58m to get from Copenhagen to Wismar, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Copenhagen to Wismar train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Schwerin Hbf station.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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  • Distance: 210.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 58m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Wismar, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Germany?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Wismar via Hamburg Hbf and Schwerin Hbf in around 6h 58m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 550€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Nykøbing F St.
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
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 Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rostock Hbf to Wismar
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Schwerin Hbf to Wismar
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Schwerin Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
22€ - 35€
Website
HVV
Ferry operators
Scandlines
Phone
+45 33 15 15 15
Email
Scandlines@scandlines.com
Website
scandlines.se
Ferry from Gedser Faerge to Rostock Seehafen Faehre
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€
Website
Scandlines
Economy
40€
Flexible
135€
Finnlines
Phone
+358 9 231 43100
Email
passenger@finnlines.com
Website
finnlines.com
Car ferry from Malmö to Travemünde
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
29€ - 65€
Website
Finnlines

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