There are 6 ways to get from Edinburgh to Copenhagen by plane, train or bus

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 from Edinburgh  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Copenhagen (CPH) EDI - CPH

$47 - $226

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Train to Aberdeen, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
  2. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Copenhagen (CPH) ABZ - CPH

$117 - $469

Train via Brussels Midi-Zuid  •  20 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$246 - $563

Train  •  21 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$250 - $603

Train, bus  •  31 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Euston
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB 101
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$375 - $554

Bus  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels, Brussels-North station 815
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen

$102 - $185

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Edinburgh to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Copenhagen via London and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at København H via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Copenhagen is 614 miles.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 20 h 38 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Edinburgh to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Edinburgh to Copenhagen bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Edinburgh station.

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Edinburgh to Copenhagen train services, operated by LNER, depart from Edinburgh station.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 20 h 38 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 31 h 10 min.

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 614.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Edinburgh, Scotland and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and four other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Copenhagen every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via London Kings Cross, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 20 h 38 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Bergen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Train operators
ScotRail
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$25 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Caledonian Sleeper
Website
sleeper.scot
Train from Edinburgh to Aberdeen
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
sleeper.scot
Sleeper Berth Twin
$110 - $160
Sleeper Berth Solo
$192
Sleeper Seat
$25 - $40
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
arriva.nl
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Edinburgh to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 London to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $19
Website
regiojet.com

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Copenhagen is 1 h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 12:24 PM in Edinburgh and 1:24 PM in Copenhagen.

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

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Norwegian Air International, easyJet, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 630+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $103 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs .

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