There are 9 ways to get from Lausanne to Copenhagen by train, plane, bus, night train or car

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Train to Geneva, fly  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
  2. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Copenhagen (CPH) GVA - CPH

$83 - $245

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Train to Zurich, fly  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
  2. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Copenhagen (CPH) ZRH - CPH

$155 - $408

Train, train to Basel, fly  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BSL - CPH

$138 - $367

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  16 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Basel SBB 61 / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$273 - $442

Train  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Bern 1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bern to Hamburg Hbf Ec
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$295 - $467

Bus  •  24 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Lausanne to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 122 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen N98

$91 - $151

Train, night train, bus  •  22 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Lausanne to Biel/Bienne 5
  2. Take the train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB 51
  3. Take the night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen N98 / ...

$164 - $261

Drive, train  •  15 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$257 - $403

Drive  •  13 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Lausanne to Copenhagen 922.8 miles

$210 - $310

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No, there is no direct bus from Lausanne to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at Copenhagen via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lausanne to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Lausanne and arriving at København H via Bern, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 32 min.

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The distance between Lausanne and Copenhagen is 1099 km. The road distance is 1476.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 16 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 18 min to get from Lausanne to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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Lausanne to Copenhagen train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Lausanne station.

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The best way to get from Lausanne to Copenhagen is to train which takes 16 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Geneva Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Lausanne to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 686.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 18 min

What companies run services between Lausanne, Switzerland and Copenhagen, Denmark?

You can take a train from Lausanne to Copenhagen via Bern, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Hamburg Hbf in around 16 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lausanne to Copenhagen via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 24 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Train operators
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Genève-Aéroport
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $130
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Bern
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bern to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$210 - $330
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Lausanne to Biel/Bienne
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Biel/Bienne to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Basel SBB Station to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
nightjet.com
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lausanne to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lausanne to Copenhagen is 1476 km. It takes approximately 13 h 31 min to drive from Lausanne to Copenhagen.

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Norwegian Air International, Scandinavian Airlines, easyJet and four other airlines offer flights from Geneva Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Lausanne to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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