There are 7 ways to get from Vienna to Copenhagen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Copenhagen  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Copenhagen (CPH) VIE - CPH

$95 - $223

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Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc 366 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Copenhagen N232

$59 - $106

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Fly to Malmo, train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Vienna (VIE) to Malmo (MMX) VIE - MMX
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H

$153 - $371

Train  •  14 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$241 - $351

Bus Sindbad  •  27 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Wien to Katowice
  2. Take the bus from Katowice to København

$74 - $107

Train, night train  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n. Rj / ...
  2. Take the train from Praha hl.n. to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ec
  3. Take the night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade

$172 - $268

Drive  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Vienna to Copenhagen 897.5 miles

$200 - $300

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Vienna to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg and arriving at Copenhagen via Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vienna to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Wien Hbf and arriving at Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade via Praha hl.n. and Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 35 min.

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The distance between Vienna and Copenhagen is 870 km. The road distance is 1436 km.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Copenhagen without a car is to train which takes 14 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Vienna to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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Vienna to Copenhagen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg station.

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Vienna to Copenhagen train services, operated by Austrian Railways (ÖBB), depart from Wien Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 49 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 18 h 40 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Vienna to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 543.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

What companies run services between Vienna, Austria and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Austrian Airlines, easyJet and five other airlines fly from Vienna to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Vienna to Copenhagen via Hamburg Dammtor, Dammtor, and Hamburg Hbf in around 14 h 49 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Vienna to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Vienna to Malmo
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $200
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Wien Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $280
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
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Raileurope.com
Train from Wien Hbf to Praha hl.n.
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.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
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Berlin Hbf (Europaplatz) to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Czech Railways (ČD)
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 Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Prague, Prague ÚAN Florenc to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from Vienna International Busterminal to Praha ÚAN Florenc
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
elines.cz
Sindbad

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Vienna to Copenhagen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Vienna to Copenhagen is 1436 km. It takes approximately 13 h 39 min to drive from Vienna to Copenhagen.

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

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Book your Vienna to Copenhagen bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 630+ hotels available in Copenhagen. Prices start at $104 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Vienna to Vienna Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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