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

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Fly Zurich to Copenhagen  •  4h 25m

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

$93 - $299

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Fly Zurich to Aalborg  •  6h 59m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Aalborg (AAL) ZRH - AAL

$135 - $343

Train to Basel, fly to Copenhagen  •  5h 46m

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

$108 - $314

Fly Zurich to Billund, bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Billund (BLL) ZRH - BLL
  2. Take the bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal

$147 - $439

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Copenhagen  •  7h 10m

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

$137 - $339

Train  •  13h 34m

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

$248 - $377

Bus FlixBus  •  21h 38m

  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

$191 - $295

Bus Eurolines CH  •  26h 32m

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

$99 - $131

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 Zürich to Denmark is to bus which costs SFr 95 - SFr 140 and takes 26h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Denmark is to fly which costs SFr 90 - SFr 300 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB and arriving at Copenhagen via Munich, Munich central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 38m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zürich to Denmark. However, there are services departing from Zürich HB and arriving at København H via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 34m.

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The distance between Zürich and Denmark is 931 km. The road distance is 1364.8 km.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Denmark without a car is to train which takes 13h 34m and costs SFr 240 - SFr 380.

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It takes approximately 4h 25m to get from Zürich to Denmark, including transfers.

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Zürich to Denmark bus services, operated by Swiss PostAuto, depart from Zürich, Sihlquai/HB station.

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Zürich 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 Zürich to Denmark is to fly which takes 4h 25m and costs SFr 90 - SFr 300. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 240 - SFr 380 and takes 13h 34m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 190 - SFr 300 and takes 21h 38m.

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  • Distance: 582.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 25m

What companies run services between Zürich, 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 Hamburg Hbf in around 13h 34m.

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 Zurich to Aalborg via Frankfurt, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Aalborg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
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 Zurich to Billund via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Aalborg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Aalborg via Stockholm, Oslo
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $400
Flights from Zurich to Aalborg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
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 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
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 Zurich to Aalborg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $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 Zurich to Billund via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
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 Stuttgart to Copenhagen via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
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 Zurich to Billund via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to Copenhagen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Flights from Zurich to Billund via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Aalborg via Vienna, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,900 - $2,300
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Zurich to Billund via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,300
Cairo Aviation
Website
cairoaviation.com.eg
Flights from Stuttgart to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Böblingen
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $85
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
$190 - $310
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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
Sydtrafik
Phone
7010 4410
Email
post@sydtrafik.dk
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport to Kolding Busterminal
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk
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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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to Copenhagen Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Zürich to Denmark is 1365 km. It takes approximately 12h 29m to drive from Zürich 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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Book your Zürich to Denmark train tickets online with Rome2rio.

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Book your Zürich to Denmark bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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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 Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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