There are 13 ways to get from Southampton to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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.

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Fly from Southampton  •  6 h 25 min

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

$109 - $536

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Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 49 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 - $286

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Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Copenhagen (CPH) BRS - CPH

$151 - $416

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6 h 1 min

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

$76 - $210

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 7 min

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

$150 - $351

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6 h 39 min

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

$134 - $339

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 38 min

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

$88 - $243

Train via Brussels - Midi  •  18 h 10 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 Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$293 - $544

Train  •  18 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  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

$249 - $558

Bus, bus and ferry  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  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

$131 - $204

Bus  •  26 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Utrecht
  3. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB 101
  4. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen 173 / ...

$117 - $173

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

$372 - $476

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 30 min

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

$227 - $342

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs £55 - £170 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Copenhagen via London Victoria, Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 30 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Copenhagen is 667 miles.

The best way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 18 h 10 min and costs £220 - £420.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Southampton to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Southampton to Copenhagen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 6 h 25 min and costs £80 - £410. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £420 and takes 18 h 10 min, you could also bus, which costs £85 - £140 and takes 26 h 25 min.

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Copenhagen Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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

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Copenhagen is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 9:06 PM in Southampton and 10:06 PM in Copenhagen.

Air France, Scandinavian Airlines, KLM and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 666.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 18 h 10 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 Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
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 Bristol to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
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
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 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
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 50 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
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
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
$26 - $40
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 Reading
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$26 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$24 - $40
Train from Southampton Central to Birmingham International
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from West Hampstead Thameslink to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
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
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $130
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 - $140
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
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Danish Railways (DSB)
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 - $60
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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
$172
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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 Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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.

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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 40 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
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Bus from London to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
arriva.nl
Ferry operators

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