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There are 7 ways to get from Madrid to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train, car or car train

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Fly to Copenhagen

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

Fly to Billund, train

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Billund (BLL)
  2. Take the train from Vejle St. to København H

Train

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
  2. Take the train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
  3. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Copenhagen central train station

Bus, train, night train

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Essen
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
  3. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H

Drive, car train

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lörrach Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Copenhagen

Drive

  1. Drive from Madrid to Copenhagen

Madrid to Copenhagen by train

8 Weekly Trains
24h 45m Average Duration
2328 kr Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly and train, which costs €70 - €230 and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which costs €55 - €410 and takes 6h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Copenhagen station. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Copenhagen central train station via Paris and Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 37h.

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No, there is no direct train from Madrid to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha and arriving at København H via Barcelona-Sants, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24h 45m.

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The distance between Madrid and Copenhagen is 2072 km. The road distance is 2621.5 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 24h 45m and costs €310 - €650.

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

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

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Madrid to Copenhagen train services, operated by Renfe AVE, depart from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha station.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 6h 6m and costs €55 - €410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €310 - €650 and takes 24h 45m, you could also bus, which costs €110 - €150 and takes 37h.

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 2072.5 km
  • Duration: 6h 6m

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

Ryanair, Iberia and 10 other airlines fly from Madrid to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona-Sants, Paris Gare De Lyon, Gare de Lyon, Paris Nord, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 24h 45m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 5500 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 4800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1200 kr - 4800 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
330 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
330 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
310 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Charleroi
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
310 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
310 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Rome
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
310 kr - 1800 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 4800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 3600 kr
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
850 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3800 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
900 kr - 5500 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
1100 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 4600 kr
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 8000 kr
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
1300 kr - 3800 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Vejle St. to København H
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 250 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
320 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Renfe AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Renfe AVE
Contact Details
Phone
+34 91 232 03 20
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
460 kr - 850 kr
Website
Renfe AVE
Promo
460 kr - 600 kr
Promo+
510 kr - 540 kr
Flexible
650 kr - 850 kr
Renfe SNCF
Phone
+34 902 320 320
Email
comunicacion@renfe.es
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta De Atocha to Barcelona-Sants
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
430 kr - 600 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Train from Barcelona-Sants to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 36m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
600 kr - 900 kr
Website
renfe-sncf.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
800 kr - 1700 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
800 kr - 1200 kr
Comfort
900 kr - 1200 kr
Premium
1200 kr - 1700 kr
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
480 kr - 700 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
160 kr - 210 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Lörrach Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
750 kr - 900 kr
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Madrid to Paris
Ave. Duration
16h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
420 kr - 550 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 410 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Copenhagen central train station
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130 kr - 160 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. There are three types of tickets on offer (Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass), along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Email
alsa@alsa.es
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
1200 kr - 1700 kr
Website
ALSA

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 10m.

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

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Madrid to Copenhagen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at København H station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Copenhagen is 2622 km. It takes approximately 23h 44m to drive from Madrid to Copenhagen.

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Iberia, British Airways, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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