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There are 10 ways to get from Denmark to Germany by plane, subway, bus, train, night train, car or car ferry

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Fly to Hamburg, subway, line 173 bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM
  2. Take the subway from Ohlsdorf to Barmbek
  3. Take the line 173 bus from U S Barmbek to Herderstraße

$63 - $260

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Bus Comati PSG  •  9 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Berlin Central Bus Station Stockholm - Bucuresti / ...

$2 - $4

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Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Berlin Tegel (TXL) CPH - TXL

$50 - $175

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  3 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) CPH - SXF

$39 - $159

Fly to Dusseldorf  •  4 h 3 min

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

$50 - $212

Fly to Frankfurt  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Frankfurt (FRA) CPH - FRA

$86 - $279

Train  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice / ...

$112 - $160

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station N132 / ...

$27 - $48

Train, night train  •  16 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof Berlin Night Express

$40 - $64

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Trelleborg
  2. Take the car ferry from Trelleborg to Rostock
  3. Drive from Rostock to Berlin

$59 - $77

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The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Germany is to bus which costs 12 kr - 26 kr and takes 9 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Germany is to fly and subway and line 173 bus which costs 400 kr - 1700 kr and takes 2 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denmark to Germany. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. via Berlin, Masurenallee/ZOB and S+U Zoologischer Garten Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Denmark to Germany. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf via Hamburg Hbf and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 55 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Germany is 510 km.

The best way to get from Denmark to Germany without a car is to train which takes 6 h 55 min and costs 700 kr - 1100 kr.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Denmark to Germany, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Denmark to Germany is to fly which takes 2 h 53 min and costs 320 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 700 kr - 1100 kr and takes 6 h 55 min, you could also bus, which costs 170 kr - 310 kr and takes 8 h 12 min.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Germany.
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  • Distance: 318.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Germany?

Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet fly from Copenhagen to Berlin twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Berlin via Hamburg Hbf, Berlin Hbf (tief), and S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof in around 6 h 55 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $200
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Train operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Subway from Ohlsdorf to Barmbek
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmö centralstation to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from U S Barmbek to Herderstraße
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
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 Copenhagen to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
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 Berlin Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
Comati PSG
Ferry operators
Stena Line
Website
stenaline.co.uk
Car ferry from Trelleborg to Rostock
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
stenaline.co.uk
Passenger
$20
Small Car
$109
TT-Line
Phone
+49 180 6 666600
Email
info@ttline.com
Website
ttline.com
Car ferry from Trelleborg to Rostock
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $30
Schedules at
ttline.com

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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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Denmark to Germany bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Berlin, Berlin central bus station.

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Denmark to Germany train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 238+ hotels available in Germany. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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