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There are 8 ways to get from Edinburgh to Horsens by plane, train, bus, night bus, car or car train

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Fly Edinburgh to Copenhagen, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Copenhagen (CPH)
  2. Take the train from CPH Lufthavn to Horsens St.

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Fly Edinburgh to Aarhus, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Aarhus (AAR)
  2. Take the train from Aarhus H to Horsens St.

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Fly Edinburgh to Billund, train

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to Horsens St.

Train to Manchester, fly to Billund

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Billund (BLL)

Train

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Horsens

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
  4. Take the train from Kolding St. to Horsens St.

Night bus, bus, train

  1. Take the night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
  4. Take the train from Kolding St. to Horsens St.

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Edinburgh to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Horsens

Edinburgh to Horsens by train

The train journey time between Edinburgh and Horsens is around 32h 51m and covers a distance of around 1999 km. This includes an average layover time of around 16h 43m. The fastest train normally takes 28h 23m. Services are operated by LNER, Eurostar, DB Fernverkehr AG and others. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
16h 7m
Layover time:
16h 43m
Total time:
32h 51m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
28h 23m
Train distance:
1999 km
Trains per week:
7
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
105 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:24
Last train departs at:
17:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Edinburgh to Horsens train schedules

United Kingdom → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Jordan, Macau, Moldova, New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine and Uruguay

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from United Kingdom

  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
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This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Czech Republic, Hungary, Jordan, Moldova, New Zealand, Poland, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Ukraine and Uruguay
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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Rules to follow in Denmark

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

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Denmark from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Horsens is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Horsens is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Horsens is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Denmark.

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Last updated: 19 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Edinburgh to Horsens is to fly and train which costs £40 - £130 and takes 7h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Edinburgh to Horsens is to fly and train which costs £55 - £220 and takes 5h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Edinburgh to Horsens. However, there are services departing from Edinburgh and arriving at Horsens via London St Pancras Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 50m.

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The distance between Edinburgh and Horsens is 812 km.

The best way to get from Edinburgh to Horsens without a car is to train which takes 18h 50m and costs £250 - £1,000.

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It takes approximately 7h 55m to get from Edinburgh to Horsens, including transfers.

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

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

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Horsens is 1h ahead of Edinburgh. It is currently 5:38 AM in Edinburgh and 6:38 AM in Horsens.

Edinburgh to Horsens train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Horsens station.

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Map of how to get from Edinburgh to Horsens.
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  • Distance: 812.1 km
  • Duration: 7h 55m

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

You can take a train from Edinburgh to Horsens via London Kings Cross, London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 18h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
700 kr - 1700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 4100 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Dusseldorf, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
850 kr - 3300 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3500 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
950 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
350 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Amsterdam Schiphol, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3500 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160 kr - 950 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
200 kr - 750 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
180 kr - 1200 kr
Flights from Manchester to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
260 kr - 650 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Manchester to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2800 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
280 kr - 1400 kr
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
200 kr - 1300 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230 kr - 2300 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
900 kr - 1900 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Billund
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
490 kr - 2200 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from CPH Lufthavn to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 kr - 280 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Vejle St. to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55 kr - 80 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aarhus H to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
70 kr - 95 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Kolding St. to Horsens St.
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Vejle to Horsens
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kr - 350 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 850 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Horsens
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kolding to Horsens
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
290 kr - 410 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dänische Staatsbahnen
Website
delfi.de
Train from Vejle st to Horsens st
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Aarhus to Horsens st
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Kolding st to Horsens st
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
TransPennine Express Service
Phone
+44 345 600 1671
Email
tpecustomer.relations@firstgroup.com
Website
tpexpress.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to Manchester Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 900 kr
Website
TransPennine Express Service
Advance Single
220 kr - 320 kr
Off-Peak Day Single
450 kr - 700 kr
Anytime Day Single
550 kr - 900 kr
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Edinburgh to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
440 kr - 3400 kr
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
440 kr - 650 kr
Anytime Day Single
1500 kr - 2100 kr
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
2300 kr - 3400 kr
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
750 kr - 2600 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2200 kr - 2600 kr
Standard
750 kr - 950 kr
Standard Premier
1100 kr - 1400 kr
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2700 kr
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
2300 kr - 2700 kr
Standard
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Standard Premier
1400 kr - 1800 kr
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
480 kr - 950 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
480 kr - 700 kr
Comfort
550 kr - 750 kr
Premium
700 kr - 950 kr
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
850 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 210 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
1138 kr
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
250 kr - 300 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Edinburgh Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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easyJet, Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 23+ hotels available in Horsens. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Edinburgh to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 31 min and costs £1 - £6.

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