There are 11 ways to get from Denmark to Spain by plane, bus, train 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 Copenhagen to Barcelona  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Barcelona (BCN) CPH - BCN

$63 - $278

Cheapest option

Fly Copenhagen to Madrid  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Madrid (MAD) CPH - MAD

$45 - $195

9 alternative options

Fly Aalborg to Malaga  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Malaga (AGP) AAL - AGP

$105 - $466

Fly Copenhagen to Malaga  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Malaga (AGP) CPH - AGP

$69 - $333

Fly Billund to Malaga  •  7 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Malaga (AGP) BLL - AGP

$93 - $382

Fly Copenhagen to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Alicante (ALC) CPH - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$74 - $417

Train  •  25 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$457 - $598

Bus  •  36 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid

$182 - $300

Bus, train  •  46 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB N98
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid

$184 - $289

Drive, train  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Lüneburg
  2. Take the train from Lüneburg to Göttingen Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch Tgv
  6. Take the train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants Tgv / ...
  7. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar R1
  8. Drive from Malgrat de Mar to Madrid

$492 - $716

Drive  •  24 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Madrid 1637 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which costs 280 kr - 1300 kr and takes 6 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which costs 400 kr - 1800 kr and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Denmark to Spain. However, there are services departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Sol via Paris Gallieni, Intercambiador de Avenida de America and Gregorio Marañón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 38 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Spain is 2036 km. The road distance is 2619.2 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Spain without a car is to train which takes 25 h 18 min and costs 2900 kr - 3900 kr.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Denmark to Spain, including transfers.

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Denmark to Spain bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Copenhagen station.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs 400 kr - 1800 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 2900 kr - 3900 kr and takes 25 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs 1100 kr - 2000 kr and takes 36 h 38 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 50 min.

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Denmark to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Spain is 2619 km. It takes approximately 24 h 37 min to drive from Denmark to Spain.

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Primera Air, KLM, Ryanair and five other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Barcelona Airport.

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  • Distance: 1272.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Spain?

Vueling Airlines, Norwegian Air International and 12 other airlines fly from Copenhagen to Barcelona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Copenhagen to Madrid via Hamburg Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 25 h 18 min.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Aalborg
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Primera Air
Website
primeraair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Billund to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,100
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 8 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,200
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Aalborg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Billund to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,700
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Flights from Copenhagen to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $1,300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Madrid via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Billund to Malaga via London City
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Alicante via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Billund to Malaga via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Lüneburg to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $22
1st Class
$31 - $35
Train from Karlsruhe Hbf to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $26
1st Class
$38 - $40
Train from Strasbourg to Montpellier Saint-Roch
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$150 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$150 - $180
1st Class
$200 - $300
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $80
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$70 - $80
1st Class
$100 - $140
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Montpellier Saint-Roch to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
en.oui.sncf
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Malgrat de Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Copenhagen to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Mannheim, Mannheim ZOB
Ave. Duration
16 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Madrid
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
eurolines.de

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