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There are 9 ways to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen by train, plane, 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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Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

$56 - $234

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Bus  •  12 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen 073 / ...

$40 - $70

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Copenhagen (CPH) CGN - CPH

$77 - $240

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$132 - $355

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Copenhagen (CPH) FRA - CPH

$132 - $345

Train to Hannover, fly  •  6 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAJ - CPH

$124 - $349

Train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$120 - $174

Train, drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$135 - $199

Drive  •  7 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Dortmund to Copenhagen 501.5 miles

$110 - $170

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The cheapest way to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen is to bus which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 210€ and takes 5 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Dortmund and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Copenhagen is 572 km. The road distance is 802.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs 100€ - 160€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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Dortmund to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Dortmund Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen is to train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs 100€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 12 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 357.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 8 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen 5 times a day. Tickets cost $40 - $70 and the journey takes 12 h 5 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $950
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hannover to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hannover to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $35
Schedules at
bahn.de
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hauptbahnhof to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Dortmund to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Copenhagen station.

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Dortmund to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Dortmund to Copenhagen is 802 km. It takes approximately 7 h 31 min to drive from Dortmund to Copenhagen.

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Eurowings, Lufthansa and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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