There are 8 ways to get from Zürich to Copenhagen 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Zurich  •  4 h 17 min

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

$84 - $299

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg 024 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen 173 / ...

$69 - $119

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Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
  2. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Copenhagen (CPH) BSL - CPH

$107 - $313

Train to Stuttgart, fly  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Copenhagen (CPH) STR - CPH

$136 - $335

Train  •  14 h 59 min

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

$238 - $368

Bus via Frankfurt  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Frankfurt Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen N98

$76 - $122

Night train  •  20 h 10 min

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

$148 - $203

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Zürich to Copenhagen 853 miles

$190 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Copenhagen is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 19 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Copenhagen is to fly which costs SFr 80 - SFr 300 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Copenhagen is 964 km. The road distance is 1364.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 17 min to get from Zürich to Copenhagen, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Copenhagen via Hamburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at København H via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 59 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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Map of how to get from Zürich to Copenhagen.
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  • Distance: 602.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 17 min

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Copenhagen, Denmark?

Scandinavian Airlines, Swiss and four other airlines fly from Zürich to Copenhagen hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to Copenhagen via Basel SBB, Mannheim Hbf, and Hamburg Hbf in around 14 h 59 min.

Airlines
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 Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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 36 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 Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel SBB to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Website
Ouibus

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