There are 6 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 11 min

  1. ZRH - CPH

$84 - $299

Cheapest option

Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. 024 / ...
  2. N05

$67 - $117

4 alternative options

Train to Basel, fly  •  5 h 21 min

  1. BSL - CPH

$107 - $313

Train  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Ice
  2. Ec

$255 - $386

Bus, night train  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Ic

$126 - $192

Drive  •  12 h 29 min

  1. 853 miles

$190 - $290

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and Copenhagen, 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 Hamburg Hbf in around 13 h 33 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
$210 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
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 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
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 Zurich to Copenhagen via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Basel to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $400
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
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 Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $310
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
dsb.dk
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Zurich to Würzburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Zurich to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Zürich and Copenhagen is 964 km. The road distance is 1365 km.

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Copenhagen is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 120 and takes 19 h 40 min.

The quickest way to get from Zürich to Copenhagen is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs SFr 80 - SFr 300.

No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at Koebenhavn H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Copenhagen. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Copenhagen via Würzburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from Zürich to Copenhagen, including transfers.