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There are 12 ways to get from Denmark to Italy by plane, train, car 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 to Bologna  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Bologna (BLQ) CPH - BLQ

$44 - $286

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Fly to Milan Bergamo  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) CPH - BGY

$40 - $294

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Fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) CPH - MXP

$54 - $226

Fly to Rome  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Rome (FCO) CPH - FCO

$63 - $267

Fly to Naples  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Naples (NAP) CPH - NAP

$73 - $232

Fly to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) CPH - CIA

$48 - $285

Train  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB Ice
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale Ece / ...
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$346 - $582

Train, car train  •  25 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini Fa / ...

$226 - $302

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station N05
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome 531 / ...

$117 - $193

Bus Autokar Polska  •  38 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from København to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Rome

$94 - $129

Drive, train  •  20 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  4. Drive from Kufstein to Rome

$351 - $532

Drive  •  19 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Rome 1335.4 miles

$320 - $470

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The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Italy is to fly which costs 260 kr - 1900 kr and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Italy is to fly which costs 280 kr - 1900 kr and takes 4 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denmark to Italy. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via Munich, Munich central bus station and Staz.ne Tiburtina. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 46 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Denmark to Italy. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Roma Termini via Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 13 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Italy is 1459 km. The road distance is 2136.7 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Italy without a car is to train which takes 21 h 13 min and costs 2200 kr - 3800 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Denmark to Italy, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Denmark to Italy is to fly which takes 4 h 50 min and costs 280 kr - 1900 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2200 kr - 3800 kr and takes 21 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 750 kr - 1300 kr and takes 30 h 46 min.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Italy.
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  • Distance: 911.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Italy?

Scandinavian Airlines, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Bologna every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Rome via Hamburg Hbf, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, Basel SBB, and Milano Centrale in around 21 h 13 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome Ciampino via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Vienna
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Copenhagen to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Milan Malpensa via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Copenhagen to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Website
bahn.de
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
15 h 46 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Rome
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Rome
Ave. Duration
24 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Bologna Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Denmark to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome station.

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Denmark to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Italy is 2137 km. It takes approximately 19 h 59 min to drive from Denmark to Italy.

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Ryanair, Air Dolomiti, Austrian Airlines and four other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Bologna Airport.

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There are 547+ hotels available in Italy. 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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