There are 11 ways to get from Switzerland to Denmark by plane, train, bus, night 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 from Zurich  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Copenhagen (CPH) ZRH - CPH

$93 - $300

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Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Lugano to Monza
  2. Fly from Milan Bergamo (BGY) to Copenhagen (CPH) BGY - CPH

$61 - $326

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Fly from Basel  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BSL - CPH

$75 - $254

Fly from Geneva  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Copenhagen (CPH) GVA - CPH

$61 - $205

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Copenhagen (CPH) MXP - CPH

$66 - $241

Train  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$243 - $390

Bus FlixBus  •  22 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station X06 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen N05

$85 - $154

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Zürich to Świebodzin
  2. Take the bus from Świebodzin to København

$97 - $138

Night train, train  •  18 h 51 min

  1. Take the night train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf Nj 400 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$143 - $210

Drive, train  •  14 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice
  4. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen

$242 - $381

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Copenhagen 853 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at København H via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 30 min.

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The distance between Switzerland and Denmark is 997 km. The road distance is 1364.8 km.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 15 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from Switzerland to Denmark, including transfers.

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Switzerland to Denmark train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zürich HB station.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Denmark is to fly which takes 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 30 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 22 h 42 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Denmark is 1365 km. It takes approximately 12 h 29 min to drive from Switzerland to Denmark.

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easyJet, Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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  • Distance: 623.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and five other airlines fly from Zürich to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Copenhagen via Zürich HB, Basel SBB, Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe, and Hamburg Hbf in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Train operators
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 Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Night train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Lugano to Monza
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $18
1st Class
$20 - $35
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 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 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
11 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
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 Zurich to Munich, Munich central bus station
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Świebodzin
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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