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There are 10 ways to get from Switzerland to Denmark by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly from Zurich  •  4h 30m

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

$93 - $300

Cheapest option

Train to Milan Bergamo, fly  •  6h 55m

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

$60 - $332

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Fly from Basel  •  4h 34m

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

$75 - $254

Fly from Geneva  •  4h 50m

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

$61 - $205

Fly from Milan Malpensa  •  5h 32m

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

$66 - $256

Train  •  14h 36m

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

$238 - $380

Bus FlixBus  •  22h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB 2-Y / ...
  2. Take the bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen N05

$198 - $315

Bus Eurolines CH  •  27h 43m

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

$97 - $138

Drive, train  •  13h 47m

  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  •  12h 29m

  1. Drive from Zürich to Copenhagen 853 miles

$190 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to Denmark is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 210 and takes 4h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Switzerland to Denmark is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 300 and takes 4h 30m.

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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 and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 36m.

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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 14h 36m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 4h 30m 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 4h 30m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 380 and takes 14h 36m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 320 and takes 22h 33m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 623.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Switzerland and Denmark?

Swiss, Scandinavian Airlines and six other airlines fly from Zürich to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Copenhagen via Zürich HB and Hamburg Hbf in around 14h 36m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $410
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $470
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $460
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Milan Bergamo to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $310
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Geneva to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,300
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to Copenhagen via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel Bad Bf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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 Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 59m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Swiss PostAuto
Email
info@postauto.ch
Website
postauto.ch
Bus from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB to München ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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
4h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Munich, Munich central bus station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Świebodzin
Ave. Duration
15h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Book at
eurolines.ch
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Yes, the driving distance between Switzerland to Denmark is 1365 km. It takes approximately 12h 29m to drive from Switzerland to Denmark.

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easyJet, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport.

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There are 464+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at $61 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Switzerland to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 18m and costs SFr 11 - SFr 20.

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