There are 8 ways to get from Dortmund to Denmark 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 to Copenhagen  •  5 h 1 min

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

$71 - $235

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen X73 / ...

$35 - $65

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Copenhagen  •  5 h 21 min

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

$74 - $236

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Copenhagen  •  6 h

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

$133 - $346

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Billund, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Billund (BLL) DUS - BLL
  3. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

$105 - $415

Train  •  8 h 50 min

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

$117 - $171

Train, drive  •  8 h 23 min

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

$147 - $231

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 Denmark is to bus which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Dortmund to Denmark is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 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 four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Dortmund to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Dortmund Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 50 min.

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The distance between Dortmund and Denmark is 499 km. The road distance is 802.4 km.

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The best way to get from Dortmund to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 8 h 50 min and costs 95€ - 150€.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Dortmund to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 312 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

What companies run services between Dortmund, Germany and Denmark?

You can take a train from Dortmund to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 8 h 50 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $35 - $65 and the journey takes 9 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Billund
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Billund
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$28 - $210
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $29
Schedules at
bahn.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 Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg-Harburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
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
9 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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