How to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

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from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

You can get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen on Aug 11 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:35AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h35 09:10AMCopenhagen Airport
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06:08PMAmsterdam Centraal15h55 10:03AMKøbenhavn H
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06:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h35 08:10PMCopenhagen Airport
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06:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h20 07:55PMCopenhagen Airport
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06:04PMAmsterdam Centraal15h59 10:03AMKøbenhavn H
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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

distanceDistance384 miles (620 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$108 - $432
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $108 (€100) • 12 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $432 (€401) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Sas Airways or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 384 miles (620 km) to Copenhagen from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $108 (€100). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Sas Airways or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.

How to Travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

Although it is possible to make the journey by plane, bus, and train, traveling by train is a complicated process involving up to 4 transfers. Taking a direct flight from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is by far the fastest way to travel between these two cities. Travelers should look to book their flights as far ahead of time as possible in order to save on the cost of the trip.

Buses from Amsterdam to Copenhagen | Flights from Amsterdam to Copenhagen | Return trips from Copenhagen to Amsterdam

Amsterdam to Copenhagen Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€49

12:05 h

1 Day Ahead

trains

€105

11:05 h

2 Months Ahead

flight

€213

1:20 h

2 Months Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. Buses traveling from Amsterdam to Copenhagen depart from Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station and take at least 12 hours to arrive at Copenhagen's Ingerslevsgade bus station. There is 1 direct bus that travels from Amsterdam to Copenhagen every day, which departs Amsterdam at 9:15 p.m. and travels overnight to arrive in Copenhagen at 9:20 a.m. the next day. There is also occasionally another bus; however, it requires a transfer in Hamburg and requires over 17 hours to arrive in Copenhagen. Flixbus is the main bus company that travels from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. Flights depart from Amsterdam's Schiphol airport and arrive at Copenhagen's Kastrup airport after 1:20 h of flight time. Even when traveling to and from Amsterdam and Copenhagen's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight is still the fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen requiring just under 4 hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Amsterdam to Copenhagen include Transavia, Norwegian Air, SAS, and KLM. Approximately 10 direct flights travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen per day with the first departing Amsterdam at 5:15 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. Taking a flight is at least 7 hours faster than traveling from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by train and 8 hours faster than taking the bus even when travel time to and from Amsterdam and Copenhagen's airports is taken into consideration. The convenient public transportation options from Copenhagen and Amsterdam's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time. Deutsche Bahn trains are also a popular option for traveling from Amsterdam to Copenhagen if you prefer to avoid the airport.


How to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, 90,16% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Copenhagen, Denmark is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Copenhagen from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Copenhagen, Denmark from Amsterdam?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

The government of Denmark has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Amsterdam to Copenhagen closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Denmark is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Copenhagen, Denmark?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Copenhagen?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/28/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Copenhagen here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel to Copenhagen from Amsterdam. You can take a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $108 (€100) compared to other travel options to Copenhagen:

Taking a bus is usually $324 (€301) less than taking a flight to Copenhagen, which costs on average $432 (€401) for the same trip.

A bus is $32 (€30) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Copenhagen costing on average $140 (€130).

The fastest way to get to Copenhagen from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Copenhagen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 13 h 28 min   on average.

The Amsterdam to Copenhagen distance is around 384 miles (620 km).

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is:

  • 1 bus a day.
  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Copenhagen as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Copenhagen:

  • Flights mostly depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Københavns Lufthavn.
  • Trains mostly depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Copenhagen:

  • You can travel by bus to Copenhagen from Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Copenhagen tickets for $108 (€100) on Omio.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen by flight with Sas Airways. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $432 (€401) with Sas Airways from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Copenhagen by train with Deutsche Bahn with connection. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $140 (€130) with Deutsche Bahn with connection from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Copenhagen with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus with 1 direct bus per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Copenhagen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Amsterdam to Copenhagen.

Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Copenhagen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Copenhagen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Copenhagen and any of these top destinations today!

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $108 (€100) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket costs $432 (€401) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $140 (€130) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Copenhagen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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