There are 11 ways to get from Madrid to Denmark by plane, bus, train, night 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.

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Fly to Copenhagen  •  6 h

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

$44 - $193

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Fly to Aalborg  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Aalborg (AAL) MAD - AAL

$166 - $397

Fly to Billund, bus  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Billund (BLL) MAD - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

$128 - $353

Fly to Aarhus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Aarhus (AAR) MAD - AAR

$101 - $616

Train, bus  •  29 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the bus from Girona to Marseille
  3. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles 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 København H Ec

$463 - $654

Train, night bus, bus  •  31 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Girona Ave / ...
  2. Take the train from Girona to Figueres Ir / ...
  3. Take the night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
  4. Take the train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  5. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen

$343 - $461

Bus FlixBus  •  34 h 10 min

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

$148 - $250

Bus Eurolines FR  •  42 h 30 min

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

$209 - $386

Bus, train  •  2 days 20 h

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

$201 - $327

Drive, train  •  27 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg Ice
  3. Drive from Lüneburg to Copenhagen

$452 - $673

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 Denmark is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Madrid to Denmark is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 6 h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Madrid to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Madrid and arriving at Copenhagen via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 10 min.

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The distance between Madrid and Denmark is 1983 km. The road distance is 2617.4 km.

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The best way to get from Madrid to Denmark without a car is to train and bus which takes 29 h 58 min and costs 390€ - 600€.

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

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

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The best way to get from Madrid to Denmark is to fly which takes 6 h and costs 35€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 34 h 10 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Madrid to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 1239.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

What companies run services between Madrid, Spain and Denmark?

Iberia, Norwegian Air International and 10 other airlines fly from Madrid to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Madrid to Copenhagen via Paris, Paris in around 34 h 10 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $950
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $550
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $490
Flights from Madrid to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Aalborg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Aalborg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $800
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Madrid to Billund via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Poznan
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Madrid to Aarhus via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $490
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
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
Flights from Madrid to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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
Flights from Madrid to Aalborg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
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
Flights from Madrid to Aalborg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Train operators
Spanish Railways AVE
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$200 - $220
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $220
1st Class
$260 - $390
Train from Perpignan to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$170 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$170 - $190
1st Class
$220 - $330
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$45 - $90
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 Girona to Figueres
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $15
Website
renfe.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Second Class
$45 - $90
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Lüneburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$150 - $230
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Girona to Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
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
$160 - $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 Gerona/Girona to Marsella
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
alsa.com
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
Night bus from Figueras to Perpignan
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
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 Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Iberia, Ryanair, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Madrid Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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

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There are 523+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at $78 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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