There are 7 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

$48 - $202

6 alternative options

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Copenhagen (CPH) CGN - CPH

$52 - $231

Train, train to Amsterdam, fly  •  6 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Copenhagen (CPH) AMS - CPH

$104 - $298

Train  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$131 - $192

Bus  •  14 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen N74

$55 - $95

Train, drive  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Lüneburg to Copenhagen

$162 - $252

Drive  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen 536.7 miles

$120 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 40€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 43 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Copenhagen is 626 km. The road distance is 858.8 km.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 9 h 43 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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Düsseldorf to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 3 h 55 min and costs 40€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 110€ - 170€ and takes 9 h 43 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 80€ and takes 14 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 391.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings and three other airlines fly from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 43 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg-Harburg station
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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