There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Copenhagen (CPH) MAD - CPH

$42 - $192

6 alternative options

Train  •  25 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu Ave
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Tgv
  4. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

$466 - $644

Bus ALSA  •  36 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen

$200 - $311

Bus Eurolines DE  •  45 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Karlsruhe
  2. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen N98

$179 - $270

Bus, train  •  2 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Essen
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

Drive, train  •  28 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf Tha
  5. Drive from Düsseldorf Hbf to Copenhagen

$587 - $758

Drive  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Copenhagen 1635.9 miles

$370 - $550

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Iberia, Norwegian Air International and 11 other airlines fly from Madrid to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 25 h 33 min.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
renfe.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$220 - $240
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$220 - $240
1st Class
$280 - $420
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $210
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$160 - $210
1st Class
$210 - $300
Bus operators
ALSA
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
alsa.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Madrid to Karlsruhe
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
eurolines.de
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Madrid to Copenhagen?

The distance between Madrid and Copenhagen is 2072 km. The road distance is 2617 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen?

The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 30€ - 160€ and takes 6 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen?

The quickest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 6 h and costs 30€ - 160€.

Is there a direct train between Madrid and Copenhagen?

No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Barcelona Sants, Lyon Part Dieu, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 33 min.

Is there a direct bus between Madrid and Copenhagen?

No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Copenhagen via Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 36 h 20 min.

How long does it take to get from Madrid to Copenhagen?

It takes approximately 6 h to get from Madrid to Copenhagen, including transfers.