There are 10 ways to get from Leipzig 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 Berlin Tegel, fly  •  4 h

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
  2. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Copenhagen (CPH) TXL - CPH

$88 - $229

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Bus  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station 141 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen N32 / ...

$35 - $62

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Fly from Leipzig  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Leipzig (LEJ) to Copenhagen (CPH) LEJ - CPH

$94 - $357

Train to Berlin Schoenefeld, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
  2. Fly from Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) to Copenhagen (CPH) SXF - CPH

$77 - $199

Train to Hamburg, fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  2. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Copenhagen (CPH) HAM - CPH

$153 - $384

Train to Prague, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
  2. Fly from Prague (PRG) to Copenhagen (CPH) PRG - CPH

$86 - $226

Train  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$141 - $203

Train, night train  •  10 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade

$139 - $215

Train, night train Snälltåget  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice
  2. Take the night train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Malmö centralstation
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029

$77 - $116

Drive  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Leipzig to Copenhagen 556.8 miles

$120 - $190

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No, there is no direct bus from Leipzig station to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig, Leipzig central station and arriving at Copenhagen via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Leipzig to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Leipzig Hbf and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 6 min.

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The distance between Leipzig and Copenhagen is 482 km. The road distance is 890.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 9 h 6 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h to get from Leipzig to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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

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Leipzig to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Leipzig Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 5 h 49 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 6 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 12 h.

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The quickest flight from Berlin Tegel Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Leipzig to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 301.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

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

Lufthansa, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Leipzig to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 6 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Flights from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Prague to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Prague to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Flights from Prague to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 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
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Schoenefeld to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Prague to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Prague to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $270
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Leipzig to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$75 - $330
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 Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief)
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Berlin Südkreuz
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leipzig Hbf (Fernbus-Terminal) to Praha hl.n. (Autobusová St. Wilsonova)
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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
Night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
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
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Leipzig, Leipzig central station to Berlin, Berlin central bus station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leipzig to Copenhagen is 891 km. It takes approximately 8 h 11 min to drive from Leipzig to Copenhagen.

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Scandinavian Airlines and easyJet offer flights from Berlin Tegel Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Leipzig to Copenhagen train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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

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There are 630+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Leipzig to Leipzig Airport is to train which takes 11 min and costs .

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