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

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Fly Copenhagen to Aberdeen  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Aberdeen (ABZ) CPH - ABZ

$92 - $375

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Fly Copenhagen to Edinburgh  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Edinburgh (EDI) CPH - EDI

$46 - $227

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Fly Copenhagen to Glasgow  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Glasgow (GLA) CPH - GLA

$60 - $274

Fly Billund to Glasgow  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Glasgow (GLA) BLL - GLA

$169 - $814

Fly Copenhagen to Inverness  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Inverness (INV) CPH - INV

$97 - $215

Train to Esbjerg, fly to Aberdeen  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kolding St. to Esbjerg St.
  2. Fly from Esbjerg (EBJ) to Aberdeen (ABZ) EBJ - ABZ

$229 - $2,026

Train  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  5. Take the train from London Euston to Glasgow Central

$576 - $986

Bus  •  33 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London 814
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow M11

$112 - $249

Train, bus  •  34 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
  3. Take the bus from The Hague to London
  4. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland

$133 - $233

Bus, car ferry, train  •  36 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  2. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Take the train from Newcastle to Glasgow Central

$116 - $408

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Scotland is to fly which costs 290 kr - 1500 kr and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Scotland is to fly which costs 550 kr - 2400 kr and takes 4 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denmark to Scotland. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Glasgow via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Denmark to Scotland. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Glasgow Central via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris Nord Eurostar and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 13 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Scotland is 900 km.

The best way to get from Denmark to Scotland without a car is to train which takes 22 h 13 min and costs 3600 kr - 6500 kr.

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Denmark to Scotland, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Denmark to Scotland is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs 550 kr - 2400 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 3600 kr - 6500 kr and takes 22 h 13 min, you could also bus, which costs 700 kr - 1600 kr and takes 33 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Scotland.
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  • Distance: 562.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Scotland?

Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Flybe fly from Copenhagen to Aberdeen 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Hamburg Hbf, Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 22 h 13 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Billund to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Copenhagen to Inverness via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $420
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
Flights from Billund to Glasgow via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Billund to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Inverness via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $430
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Bristol
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $380
Flights from Copenhagen to Inverness via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Aberdeen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $160
Flights from Billund to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $2,400
Flights from Billund to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Esbjerg to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Kolding St. to Esbjerg St.
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $190
1st Class
$190 - $270
Eurostar
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Hamilton, Scotland
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$41
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$62
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $170

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Aberdeen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Denmark to Scotland bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Glasgow station.

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Scotland is 1 h behind Denmark. It is currently 7:16 PM in Denmark and 6:16 PM in Scotland.

Denmark to Scotland train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Glasgow Central station.

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Flybe, Scandinavian Airlines and KLM offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Aberdeen Airport.

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There are 143+ hotels available in Scotland. Prices start at $97 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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