There are 12 ways to get from Southampton to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Southampton  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Copenhagen (CPH) SOU - CPH

$108 - $537

Cheapest option

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Copenhagen (CPH) LTN - CPH

$73 - $319

10 alternative options

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Woking
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Copenhagen (CPH) LHR - CPH

$91 - $257

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Copenhagen (CPH) LGW - CPH

$76 - $211

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Copenhagen (CPH) STN - CPH

$86 - $241

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Copenhagen (CPH) BHX - CPH

$134 - $341

Train via Köln Hbf  •  17 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

Train  •  20 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H Ec

$264 - $582

Bus  •  26 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Dortmund 080
  3. Take the bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen X73 / ...

$80 - $144

Bus, night train  •  29 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  3. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Hamburg, ZOB 100 / ...
  4. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ic

$154 - $237

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Copenhagen

$375 - $479

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Copenhagen

$228 - $342

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Copenhagen, Denmark?

KLM, Flybe and five other airlines fly from Southampton to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Copenhagen via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 17 h 50 min.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $320
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Train operators
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Woking
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $110
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $95
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $24
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $320
Premier
$230 - $360
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
12 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Southampton and Copenhagen is 1067 km.

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs £55 - £160 and takes 5 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to train and fly which takes 5 h 55 min and costs £55 - £160.

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Copenhagen via London and Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Southampton to Copenhagen, including transfers.