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There are 12 ways to get from London to Copenhagen by plane, train, night train, bus and ferry, bus, night bus, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from London Heathrow  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Copenhagen (CPH) LHR - CPH

$94 - $257

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Copenhagen (CPH) LTN - CPH

$42 - $240

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Fly from London Gatwick  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Copenhagen (CPH) LGW - CPH

$53 - $185

Fly from London City  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Copenhagen (CPH) LCY - CPH

$111 - $335

Fly from London Stansted  •  5 h 12 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Copenhagen (CPH) STN - CPH

$58 - $195

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Copenhagen (CPH) BHX - CPH

$109 - $337

Train  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$253 - $470

Train, night train  •  18 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

$200 - $529

Bus and ferry, bus  •  21 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen

$117 - $238

Bus, night bus  •  26 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from London Elephant and Castle to Canterbury 007 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Canterbury to The Hague
  3. Take the night bus from The Hague to Copenhagen

$77 - $126

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$446 - $622

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Copenhagen

$211 - $320

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The cheapest way to get from London to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs £30 - £190 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Copenhagen is to fly which costs £70 - £200 and takes 4 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Copenhagen via Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at København H via Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 27 min.

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The distance between London and Copenhagen is 597 miles.

The best way to get from London to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 15 h 27 min and costs £190 - £360.

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It takes approximately 4 h 31 min to get from London to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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London to Copenhagen bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London Victoria station.

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London to Copenhagen train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 31 min and costs £70 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £190 - £360 and takes 15 h 27 min.

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Map of how to get from London to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 597.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 31 min

What companies run services between London, England and Copenhagen, Denmark?

British Airways, Scandinavian Airlines and five other airlines fly from London to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Copenhagen via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 15 h 27 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from London City to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from London City to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $320
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Copenhagen via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
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
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $95
Website
flixbus.co.uk
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Elephant and Castle to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Canterbury to The Hague
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 50 min.

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

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Copenhagen is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 8:13 PM in London and 9:13 PM in Copenhagen.

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

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Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, British Airways and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 642+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $92 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £20 - £29.

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