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There are 13 ways to get from Spain to Denmark by plane, bus, train or car

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 Barcelona to Copenhagen  •  5 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Copenhagen (CPH) BCN - CPH

$64 - $277

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Fly Madrid to Copenhagen  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Madrid (MAD) to Copenhagen (CPH) MAD - CPH

$45 - $195

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Fly Valencia to Copenhagen  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Valencia (VLC) to Copenhagen (CPH) VLC - CPH

$109 - $343

Fly Malaga to Copenhagen  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Copenhagen (CPH) AGP - CPH

$69 - $332

Fly Malaga to Aalborg  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Malaga (AGP) to Aalborg (AAL) AGP - AAL

$106 - $466

Bus to Alicante, fly to Copenhagen  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Murcia to Alicante Airport
  2. Fly from Alicante (ALC) to Copenhagen (CPH) ALC - CPH

$75 - $417

Train  •  27 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Baden-Baden Tgv
  3. Take the train from Baden-Baden to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$442 - $632

Train via Basel SBB  •  28 h

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Puerta de Atocha to Avignon TGV Ave
  2. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Basel SBB Tgv
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  5. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$462 - $662

Bus  •  35 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Paris, Paris 793
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen N770

$147 - $252

Train, bus  •  44 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun A / ...
  2. Take the train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean Tgv
  3. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Copenhagen

$253 - $399

Bus, train  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Madrid to Essen
  2. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$175 - $359

Drive, train  •  29 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Malgrat de Mar
  2. Take the train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants R1
  3. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...
  6. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$582 - $767

Drive  •  24 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Madrid to Copenhagen 1635.9 miles

$370 - $550

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The cheapest way to get from Spain to Denmark is to fly which costs 35€ - 170€ and takes 6 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Spain to Denmark is to fly which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 5 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Spain to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Neptuno and arriving at Copenhagen via Madrid and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35 h 28 min.

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The distance between Spain and Denmark is 2036 km. The road distance is 2617.4 km.

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The best way to get from Spain to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 27 h 37 min and costs 380€ - 550€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 51 min to get from Spain to Denmark, including transfers.

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Spain to Denmark bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Madrid station.

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The best way to get from Spain to Denmark is to fly which takes 5 h 51 min and costs 55€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380€ - 550€ and takes 27 h 37 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 35 h 28 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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

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Map of how to get from Spain to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 1272.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 51 min

What companies run services between Spain and Denmark?

Norwegian Air International, Vueling Airlines and 16 other airlines fly from Barcelona to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Madrid to Copenhagen via Atocha-Renfe, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, Avignon TGV, Baden-Baden, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Hamburg Hbf in around 27 h 37 min.

Airlines
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Aalborg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Malaga to Aalborg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Valencia to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Flights from Valencia to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Valencia to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Valencia to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Flights from Valencia to Copenhagen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $850
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $480
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Madrid to Copenhagen via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Malaga to Copenhagen via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,100
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Alicante to Copenhagen via Bergen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Avignon TGV to Baden-Baden
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Avignon TGV to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$170 - $240
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $60
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
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 Baden-Baden to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
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
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

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Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Madrid-Chamartin to Irun
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Hendaye to Bordeaux-St-Jean
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Essen, Essen central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Barcelona Cercanías (RENFE)
Phone
900 41 00 41
Website
renfe.com
Train from Malgrat de Mar to Barcelona Sants
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Murcia to Alicante Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Madrid to Essen
Ave. Duration
2 days 10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
alsa.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 Madrid to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Spain to Denmark is 2617 km. It takes approximately 24 h 35 min to drive from Spain to Denmark.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Norwegian Air International, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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