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There are 10 ways to get from Scotland to Denmark by plane, train, bus or bus and ferry

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 Edinburgh to Copenhagen  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Copenhagen (CPH) EDI - CPH

$46 - $226

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Fly Aberdeen to Copenhagen  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Copenhagen (CPH) ABZ - CPH

$91 - $374

Fly Edinburgh to Aalborg  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Aalborg (AAL) EDI - AAL

$128 - $360

Fly Glasgow to Aalborg  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Aalborg (AAL) GLA - AAL

$197 - $858

Fly Edinburgh to Aarhus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Aarhus (AAR) EDI - AAR

$73 - $329

Fly Aberdeen to Esbjerg, train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Aberdeen (ABZ) to Esbjerg (EBJ) ABZ - EBJ
  2. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Kolding St.

$227 - $2,025

Train via Brussels Midi-Zuid  •  21 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$480 - $827

Train  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$418 - $870

Train, bus  •  29 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen

$257 - $533

Bus, bus and ferry  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station M11
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen

$148 - $322

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Scotland to Denmark is to fly which costs £35 - £180 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Scotland to Denmark is to fly which costs £35 - £180 and takes 4 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Scotland to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Copenhagen via London Victoria, Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Scotland to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at København H via London St. Pancras International, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 8 min.

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The distance between Scotland and Denmark is 562 miles.

The best way to get from Scotland to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 21 h 8 min and costs £360 - £650.

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It takes approximately 4 h 39 min to get from Scotland to Denmark, including transfers.

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Scotland to Denmark bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Scotland to Denmark train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Denmark is to fly which takes 4 h 39 min and costs £35 - £180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £360 - £650 and takes 21 h 8 min.

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Map of how to get from Scotland to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 562.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 39 min

What companies run services between Scotland and Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International and four other airlines fly from Edinburgh to Copenhagen 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Copenhagen via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 21 h 8 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Aberdeen to Copenhagen via Stavanger
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,300
Flights from Edinburgh to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Aalborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Glasgow to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Edinburgh to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from Edinburgh to Aalborg via Oslo, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Edinburgh to Aarhus via Gdansk
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Glasgow to Aalborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Aberdeen to Esbjerg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $3,100
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Kolding St.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Website
dsb.dk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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 59 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Website
National Express
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Edinburgh Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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

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Denmark is 1 h ahead of Scotland. It is currently 6:55 PM in Scotland and 7:55 PM in Denmark.

Scotland to Denmark train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at København H station.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Ryanair and three other airlines offer flights from Edinburgh Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Scotland to Edinburgh Airport is to tram which takes 32 min and costs £3 - £5.

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