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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, car or car train

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Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 51m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Copenhagen (CPH) CDG - CPH

449 kr - 1726 kr

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Fly from Paris Orly  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Copenhagen (CPH) ORY - CPH

699 kr - 2352 kr

Train to Brussels, fly  •  5h 53m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRU - CPH

1005 kr - 2690 kr

Train  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

1636 kr - 3478 kr

Train via Duisburg  •  13h 38m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

1686 kr - 3530 kr

Bus, train  •  24h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Düsseldorf central bus station
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf central bus station to Hamburg central station
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Høje Taastrup

571 kr - 709 kr

Drive  •  11h 54m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen 1353 km

1100 kr - 1800 kr

Drive, car train  •  21h 22m

  1. Drive from Paris to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
  3. Drive from Hamburg Altona to Copenhagen

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Denmark, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Vatican, San Marino, Cyprus and Monaco

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Conditions of entry into Denmark from France

  • Negative COVID-19 test within 1 days before arrival and testing upon arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
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  • 14-day mandatory self-quarantine
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Copenhagen is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Copenhagen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Copenhagen is 2 metres.

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No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Denmark.

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Copenhagen is to bus and train which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 24h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Copenhagen is to fly. Taking this option will cost 60€ - 240€ and takes 4h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at København H via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 10m.

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The distance between Paris and Copenhagen is 1027 km. The road distance is 1353 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 13h 10m and costs 220€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 4h 51m to get from Paris to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Paris to Copenhagen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4h 51m and costs 60€ - 240€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 220€ - 470€ and takes 13h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Paris to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 1026.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 51m

What companies run services between Paris, France and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Air France and six other airlines fly from Paris to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Copenhagen via Koeln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 13h 10m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3500 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
550 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 3000 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
750 kr - 2500 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 2700 kr
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 3800 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Toulouse, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2500 kr
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
470 kr - 1900 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Malaga
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2900 kr
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
330 kr - 800 kr
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday
Estimated price
330 kr - 800 kr
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 3200 kr
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2200 kr
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Paris Orly to Copenhagen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
1500 kr - 4700 kr
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kr - 1300 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
380 kr - 1100 kr
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 4000 kr
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 1200 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
550 kr - 800 kr
Comfort
650 kr - 900 kr
Premium
850 kr - 1200 kr
Train from Paris Nord to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
800 kr - 1700 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
800 kr - 1200 kr
Comfort
900 kr - 1200 kr
Premium
1200 kr - 1700 kr
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
850 kr - 1900 kr
Website
Thalys
Standard
850 kr - 1300 kr
Comfort
1000 kr - 1300 kr
Premium
1300 kr - 1900 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).

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
490 kr - 700 kr
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 4m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
600 kr - 850 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
550 kr - 750 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
850 kr - 1600 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
700 kr - 1300 kr
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 210 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Duisburg central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Düsseldorf central bus station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
160 kr - 200 kr
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
310 kr - 430 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
330 kr - 450 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Høje Taastrup
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 170 kr
Website
Snälltåget
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Lörrach Hbf to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Düsseldorf central bus station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
220 kr - 270 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Copenhagen is 1353 km. It takes approximately 11h 54m to drive from Paris to Copenhagen.

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Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vueling Airlines, KLM and five other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 549+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 5€ - 9€.

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