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There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, 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  •  6h 27m

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

$109 - $536

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Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  6h 40m

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

$71 - $285

9 alternative options

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6h 9m

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

$121 - $305

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  6h 1m

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

$76 - $251

Train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 37m

  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  •  6h 50m

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

$88 - $243

Train  •  18h 6m

  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 - $539

Bus  •  23h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station 032
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen

$77 - $131

Train, bus  •  31h 8m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen

$166 - $298

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  17h 2m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$446 - $625

Drive, car ferry  •  14h 30m

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

$227 - $342

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to bus which costs £55 - £110 and takes 23h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to train and fly which costs £55 - £200 and takes 6h 1m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Copenhagen via London and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23h 45m.

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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 18h 6m and costs £220 - £420.

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It takes approximately 6h 27m to get from Southampton to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Southampton to Copenhagen bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 6h 27m and costs £80 - £420. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £420 and takes 18h 6m, you could also bus, which costs £55 - £110 and takes 23h 45m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 666.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 27m

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

KLM, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Southampton to Copenhagen every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Copenhagen via London Waterloo, Waterloo station, Euston station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 18h 6m.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $420
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Copenhagen via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $440
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $320
Flights from London Luton to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$25 - $300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $470
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Birmingham to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Travel Service
Website
travelservice.aero
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from London Gatwick to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Reading
Ave. Duration
47m
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
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $100
Off-Peak Single
$60 - $90
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
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
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
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 Coach Station Harbour Parade to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
National Express
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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Copenhagen is 1h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 2:29 AM in Southampton and 3:29 AM in Copenhagen.

easyJet, Air France, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 638+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $96 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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