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There are 10 ways to get from Germany to Sweden by bus, plane, train, night train or car

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Line 172 bus to Hamburg, fly to Copenhagen  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from Mozartstraße to U S Ohlsdorf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$62 - $258

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Fly Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SXF - CPH

$39 - $161

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Fly Dusseldorf to Copenhagen  •  4 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Copenhagen (CPH) DUS - CPH

$48 - $211

Fly Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Copenhagen (CPH) TXL - CPH

$50 - $178

Fly Frankfurt to Copenhagen  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Copenhagen (CPH) FRA - CPH

$86 - $282

Line 172 bus to Hamburg, fly to Stockholm  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the line 172 bus from Mozartstraße to U S Ohlsdorf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Stockholm (ARN) HAM - ARN

$64 - $176

Train  •  14 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec
  3. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation

$167 - $303

Bus  •  20 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen N32

$63 - $115

Night train, train  •  18 h 43 min

  1. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation Berlin Night Express
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

$63 - $169

Drive  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Berlin to Stockholm 869.3 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Germany to Sweden is to fly which costs 30€ - 140€ and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Germany to Sweden is to line 172 bus and fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 3 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Germany to Sweden. However, there are services departing from Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen via Berlin, Berlin TXL, E. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Germany to Sweden station. However, there are services departing from S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Berlin Hbf (tief), Hamburg Hbf and København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 21 min.

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The distance between Germany and Sweden is 989 km. The road distance is 1390.9 km.

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The best way to get from Germany to Sweden without a car is to train which takes 14 h 21 min and costs 140€ - 270€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 6 min to get from Germany to Sweden, including transfers.

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Germany to Sweden bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Berlin, Berlin TXL, E station.

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Germany to Sweden train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Berlin Hbf (tief) station.

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The best way to get from Germany to Sweden is to fly which takes 4 h 4 min and costs 40€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 270€ and takes 14 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 100€ and takes 20 h 29 min.

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Map of how to get from Germany to Sweden.
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  • Distance: 618.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 6 min

What companies run services between Germany and Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Düsseldorf to Malmö every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Berlin to Stockholm via S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Berlin Hbf (tief), Hamburg Hbf, and København H in around 14 h 21 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Frankfurt to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $220
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf (tief) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $130
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$55 - $80
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$95 - $130
2nd Class Refundable
$90 - $130
1st Class Refundable
$130 - $180
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $120
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$50 - $75
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$85 - $120
2nd Class Refundable
$85 - $120
1st Class Refundable
$120 - $170
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation
Ave. Duration
12 h 18 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
Snälltåget
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Mozartstraße to U S Ohlsdorf
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
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 Berlin, Berlin TXL, E to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Germany to Sweden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Germany to Sweden train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Germany to Sweden is 1391 km. It takes approximately 13 h 31 min to drive from Germany to Sweden.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Sweden. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Germany to Dusseldorf Airport is to train which takes 12 min and costs 1€ - 7€.

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