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

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Train Swedish Railways (SJ)  •  6 h 4 min

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

$44 - $141

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Bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm 602 / ...

$35 - $65

2 alternative options

Train Snälltåget  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Eslöv station Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

$44 - $59

Drive  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 408.9 miles

$90 - $140

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Stockholm. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 5 min.

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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 Hässleholm Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 4 min.

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The distance between Denmark and Sweden is 510 km. The road distance is 654.2 km.

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The best way to get from Denmark to Sweden without a car is to train which takes 6 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 4 min to get from Denmark to Sweden, including transfers.

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Denmark to Sweden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen 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 6 h 4 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 5 min.

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Denmark to Sweden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm station.

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

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Map of how to get from Denmark to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 318.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 4 min

What companies run services between Denmark and Sweden?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Stockholm via Hässleholm Centralstation in around 6 h 4 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm every 4 hours. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 10 h 5 min.

Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Eslöv station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
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 Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$14 - $21
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$23 - $30
2nd Class Refundable
$23 - $35
1st Class Refundable
$30 - $45
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$45 - $65
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$75 - $100
2nd Class Refundable
$75 - $110
1st Class Refundable
$100 - $150
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
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 Stockholm
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Denmark to Sweden is 654 km. It takes approximately 6 h 45 min to drive from Denmark to Sweden.

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