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There are 4 ways to get from Denmark to Sweden by train, bus or car

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Train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

387 kr - 868 kr

3 alternative options

Train via Laholm  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the train from København H to Laholm station Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Laholm station to Stockholm Centralstation Mtrx

Bus  •  11h

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

850 kr - 1100 kr

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 652.1 km

750 kr - 1200 kr

Denmark to Sweden by trains

The train journey time between Denmark and Sweden is around 5h 33m and covers a distance of around 626 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 17m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB), Swedish Railways (SJ) and others, the Denmark to Sweden train service departs from København H and arrives in Stockholm Centralstation. Typically 109 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 33m
Fastest train time:
5h 17m
Trains per week:
109
Cheapest price:
392 kr
Carbon emissions:
33 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:07
Last train departs at:
19:27

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Denmark to Sweden train schedules

Denmark → Sweden
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International entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Sweden, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Rwanda, South Korea, Thailand, Cyprus and Singapore

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • No quarantine required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test 5 days after arrival
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway
  • No quarantine required
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Rules to follow in Sweden

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sweden is 11313.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sweden is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Sweden is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11313.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Sweden.

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Last updated: 6 Jun 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Denmark to Sweden is to train, which costs 280 kr - 650 kr and takes 6h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Denmark to Sweden is to train which costs 280 kr - 650 kr and takes 6h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen Central Bus Station station and arriving at Stockholm Central Bus Station station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11h.

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No, there is no direct train from Denmark to Sweden station. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 5m.

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The distance between Denmark and Sweden is 510 km. The road distance is 652.1 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Sweden without a car is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr.

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It takes approximately 6h 5m to get from Denmark to Sweden, including transfers.

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Denmark to Sweden bus services, operated by Comati PSG, depart from Copenhagen Central Bus Station.

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Denmark to Sweden train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Sweden is to train which takes 6h 5m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 650 kr - 750 kr and takes 11h.

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 510 km
  • Duration: 6h 5m

What companies run services between Denmark and Sweden?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Stockholm via Malmö Centralstation in around 6h 5m. Alternatively, Comati PSG operates a bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station twice a week. Tickets cost 850 kr - 1100 kr and the journey takes 11h.

Train operators
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
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Laholm station
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
210 kr - 300 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
MTRX
Phone
+46 8 580 971 66
Email
kundservice@mtrexpress.travel
Website
mtrx.travel
Train from Laholm station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Unknown
mtrx.travel
Bus operators
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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Denmark to Sweden bus services, operated by Comati PSG, arrive at Stockholm Central Bus Station.

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Denmark to Sweden train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Sweden is 652 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Denmark to Sweden.

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