There are 6 ways to get from Essen to Copenhagen by train, plane, bus, night train 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  •  4 h 42 min

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

$55 - $212

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Train  •  9 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$45 - $70

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Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  5 h

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

$60 - $234

Bus  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Essen to Copenhagen N74

$50 - $90

Train, night train  •  11 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

$65 - $95

Drive  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Essen to Copenhagen 515.6 miles

$110 - $180

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Copenhagen is to train which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 9 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essen to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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The distance between Essen and Copenhagen is 595 km. The road distance is 825 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min to get from Essen to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Essen and arriving at Copenhagen. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 14 min.

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

You can take a train from Essen to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 14 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Essen to Copenhagen once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $90 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $490
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
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Düsseldorf, Flughafen
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$27 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $60
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Essen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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