How to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin

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from Copenhagen to Berlin

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

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To get from Copenhagen to Berlin on Feb 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information from Copenhagen to Berlin

distanceDistance219 miles (354 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$40 - $205
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $40 (€35) • 13 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $164 (€143) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 219 miles (354 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Copenhagen and Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $40 (€35). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Copenhagen to Berlin.

How to Travel from Copenhagen to Berlin

Traveling from Copenhagen to Berlin covers a distance between 440 and 530 kilometers and crosses water at one stage. A direct flight is the fastest way to travel and takes approximately 1 hour. Buses and trains will take a little longer, both requiring approximately 7 hours of travel time.

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Copenhagen to Berlin Travel Comparison

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€25

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€76

6:42 h

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€51

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

Cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin. Most buses traveling from Copenhagen to Berlin depart from København Ingerslevsgade bus station and take at least 6:42 h to arrive at Berlin ZOB am Funkturm. Over 10 buses travel from Copenhagen to Berlin everyday with buses beginning to depart Copenhagen at 6:30 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Copenhagen to Berlin include Flixbus and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin. Flights depart from Copenhagen's Kastrup airport and arrive at either Berlin's Tegel or Schönefeld airport after approximately 3 and a half hours of travel time. Airlines that travel directly from Copenhagen to Berlin include EasyJet, AirBerlin, Finnair, Norwegian Air, and SAS. Over 10 direct flights travel from Copenhagen to Berlin everyday.


Most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin


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Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Berlin. Taking a flight is at least 3 hours faster than taking either the bus or train. The convenient public transportation options from Copenhagen and Berlin's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Copenhagen and Berlin. Traveling from Copenhagen to Berlin by train or bus are also popular options if you're booking last minute or prefer avoiding the airport.


Walking Around in Berlin

The Berlin district of Mitte and its sizable pedestrian marketplace, Alexanderplatz, is your hub for walking around the city's central sights. The iconic TV-Tower spire rising from the Alex shopping square will help to orient you and also offers fantastic panoramic views from the top. In close proximity is the Nikolei Quarter, Berlin's medieval center, which is on the Museum Island. This is where you'll find the Baroque Berliner Dom church on the Spree. The Spree, Berlin's main waterway, is lined with cafes and historic architecture and is the best spot to catch a river boat tour. You'll see more museums and galleries as you stroll along Unter Den Linden, which brings you to another Berlin monument, the Brandenburg Gate. Beyond the Gate, stop at a biergarten in the forested Tiergarten park, or travel a bit further to the Zoological Gardens. Brandenburg Gate is also close to city's Government Quarter and Reichstag building, as well as the Hauptbahnhof central train station. Wander east along the river by foot or by bike, and you'll eventually reach the Eastside Gallery, where remnants of the Berlin Wall still stand. Another must-see within walking distance is Checkpoint Charlie, the Cold-War East-West crossing. Walking in Berlin is a great opportunity to see the city up close and personal.


Coffee Shops in Berlin

For a long time, Berlin has had a casual coffee culture. The emergence of chic third-wave coffee houses and specialty roasters such as The Barn and Five Elephant have this trend has drastically changed to satisfy the growing need for the world's favorite caffeine in this populous city. With Viennese and Arabic-inspired coffee houses, third-wave coffee producers in Berlin have gone above and beyond to keep this emerging trend on the rise. Thus, Berlin has fast become a national coffee mecca attracting thousands who have embraced the Kaffe und Kuchen (coffee and cake) culture in their daily routines. Some of Berlin's traditional coffee houses include Hallesches Haus favored for its stunning rustic ambiance, the Viennese-inspired Café Einstein Stammhaus, and Distrikt Coffee known for its bitter espressos. The Scandinavian-inspired Five Elephant coffee house laid the foundations for third-wave coffee houses. Others followed suit, including the Barn known for its extensive coffee menu, Bonanza Coffee famed for serving the best flat white in Berlin, and Concierge Coffee which has the perfect intimate setting. Common pastries and desserts offered in Berlin coffee houses include the Rheinische krapfen, black forest cake, sacher torte, and German cookies.


Eating in Berlin

The cuisine of Berlin tends to be hearty and rustic with pork as the main component of most dishes. The city has a strong pub culture, and food is a big part of that - with locals and visitors heading out each night to indulge in excellent beers and a range of delicious meals. One of the truly unique dishes that can be found in Berlin is Eisbein which is a slow-cooked pork knuckle with a crispy outer layer, that is served on a bed of sauerkraut (pickled cabbage). Street food and food festivals are an important part of the cuisine culture of Berlin. Head to Markthalle Neun to sample some of the street food dishes such as currywurst (a pork sausage served with curry ketchup) or a Berliner (a sweet donut with a jam filling). Thomas Eck in the Charlottenburg area of Berlin is an authentic German restaurant that serves a variety of sausages that can be washed down with their large selection of local beers. Those seeking a luxury dining experience should try Coda, a restaurant run by Chef Rene Frank and serving experimental cuisine. Vegetarians should head to Lia's Kitchen for a wide variety of unique vegetable dishes.


Best Time to Visit Berlin

In Berlin, the temperature difference between seasons is huge, and can range from 85 degrees Fahrenheit in summer and go below 32 degrees Fahrenheit in winter. The winter season (January to April) can be cold and brutally windy with grey skies, but don't let this hinder you from touring Berlin and enjoying the rich culture, history, and exciting attractions that are scattered throughout the city. If you are not prepared for the freezing temperatures and windy weather, coupled with frequent showers of the harsh winters of Berlin, then it is recommended that you visit from May through September, which is the summer season. Summer usually has a larger amount of tourists that make the nightlife one of a kind, and you can enjoy the company of vacationers from all over the world in one spot. If you travel to Berlin during the summer, you can see many musical exhibitions and shows throughout the bustling city. Also, many street fairs occur during the summer and there are always a multitude of luxurious local spas for you to relax and enjoy yourself. Spring (mid-March to May) in Berlin can be wonderfully warm, and there are also fewer crowds and better prices during this part of the year.


Public Transport in Berlin

Berlin's public transport network, run by BVG and VBB, is easy to use, well-connected and affordable. Start by finding a ticket machine at any station or boarding platform. The touch screen ticket machines feature several language options and accept cash or card. Choose your ticket type, from single journey to daily or weekly pass, and away you go. There are no turnstiles or barriers, as the BVG trusts you to buy a ticket, but don't forget to stamp the ticket for validation before use. The iconic yellow U-Bahn underground trains comprise of 10 lines, stop frequently and cover all central areas and attractions visitors wish to see. The S-Bahn above-ground trains connect, among others, the main train and bus stations, airports and a city ring line. A fleet of trams and buses compliment the routes between train stops. One ticket is valid on every line, whether train, bus or tram, and is good for 1.5 hours in one direction. Service runs from 4:30 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. on weekdays and 24 hours on Fridays and Saturdays. Using Berlin's variety of transport options is a fun way to experience the buzz of the city and its people.


How to get from Copenhagen to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Copenhagen to Berlin, 44,00% 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 Copenhagen to Berlin, 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

International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Berlin, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Denmark?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Berlin if traveling from Copenhagen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Berlin, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Copenhagen to Berlin.

Return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Denmark from Germany?

Entry into Denmark is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Denmark from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Denmark:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Denmark?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Denmark to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark was last verified on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Copenhagen from Berlin.

There are 4 ways to travel to Berlin from Copenhagen including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Berlin from Copenhagen is by taking a bus with an average price of $40 (€35).

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

A bus is generally $124 (€108) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $164 (€143) from Copenhagen to Berlin.

A bus is generally $165 (€144) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $205 (€179) from Copenhagen to Berlin.

The fastest way to get to Berlin from Copenhagen is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Berlin can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 13 h 10 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 11 h 25 min   of travel time.

Berlin is approximately 219 miles (354 km) away from Copenhagen.

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Berlin is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 1 train a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Copenhagen to Berlin:

  • Most travelers take a flight from Københavns Lufthavn to Berlin Brandenburg Airport.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Copenhagen to Berlin depart from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) to Berlin Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Copenhagen to Berlin for $40 (€35).
  • Travel with easyJet to go to Berlin by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet Copenhagen to Berlin tickets on Omio for $164 (€143).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Berlin by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Copenhagen to Berlin tickets on Omio for $205 (€179).

Yes, there are direct routes from Copenhagen to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 1 direct bus per day to Berlin with Flixbus.
  • You can check for a direct train to Berlin with with 1 direct train per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Copenhagen to Berlin? Many Omio customers who go from Copenhagen to Berlin usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Amsterdam, Paris or Prague. If you're looking to explore Amsterdam, Paris or Prague from Berlin, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Copenhagen to Berlin, 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 costs on average $40 (€35) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $164 (€143) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $205 (€179) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Copenhagen to Berlin 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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