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

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Fly  •  5 h 54 min

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

$44 - $193

6 alternative options

Train  •  27 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi Tgv
  4. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$537 - $699

Bus FlixBus  •  34 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen N770

$147 - $249

Bus Eurolines FR  •  42 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Copenhagen

$199 - $386

Bus, train, night train  •  2 days 21 h

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

$191 - $370

Drive, train  •  29 h 17 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 Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$582 - $767

Drive  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Copenhagen 1635.9 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Copenhagen via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 15 min.

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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, Perpignan, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 34 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Copenhagen is 2072 km. The road distance is 2617.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 27 h 34 min and costs 460€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 54 min 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 Spanish Railways 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 5 h 54 min and costs 35€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 460€ - 650€ and takes 27 h 34 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 34 h 15 min.

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  • Distance: 1295.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 54 min

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

Air Europa, Iberia and 13 other airlines fly from Madrid to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona Sants, Perpignan, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 27 h 34 min.

Airlines
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways AVE
Contact Details
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
renfe.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Perpignan to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$230 - $250
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$230 - $250
1st Class
$290 - $440
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
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 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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.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 Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Madrid to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
31 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $250
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with 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
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Madrid to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.com

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The quickest flight from Madrid Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 5 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Madrid to Copenhagen is 2617 km. It takes approximately 24 h 35 min to drive from Madrid to Copenhagen.

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Air Europa, Iberia, Norwegian Air International and seven other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Book your Madrid to Copenhagen train tickets online with Loco2, Loco2 and four other operators.

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

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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 Madrid to Madrid Airport is to train which takes 22 min and costs 1€ - 3€.

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