There are 5 ways to get from Esbjerg to Copenhagen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to København H Ic

$35 - $60

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Bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg to Copenhagen 625

$17 - $28

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Drive  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Esbjerg to Copenhagen 184.7 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Billund, fly  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BLL - CPH

$101 - $443

Train, train to Sonderborg, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St.
  2. Take the train from Lunderskov St. to Sønderborg St.
  3. Fly from Sonderborg (SGD) to Copenhagen (CPH) SGD - CPH

$129 - $260

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Esbjerg and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Esbjerg St. and arriving at København H. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 7 min.

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The distance between Esbjerg and Copenhagen is 260 km. The road distance is 295.5 km.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs .

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The train from Esbjerg St. to København H takes 3 h 7 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Esbjerg to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Esbjerg St. station.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Copenhagen is to train which takes 3 h 7 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Billund Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Esbjerg to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 162.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 7 min

What companies run services between Esbjerg, Denmark and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from Esbjerg to Copenhagen hourly. Tickets cost $35 - $60 and the journey takes 3 h 7 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Esbjerg to Copenhagen 4 times a day. Tickets cost $17 - $28 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

Airlines
Air Alsie
Website
alsie.com
Flights from Sonderborg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $850
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to København H
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Lunderskov St. to Sønderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
dsb.dk
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 Esbjerg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk

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Esbjerg to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Esbjerg to Copenhagen is 296 km. It takes approximately 2 h 53 min to drive from Esbjerg to Copenhagen.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Billund Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Esbjerg to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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