How to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg

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from Copenhagen to Helsingborg

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

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To get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg on Oct 08 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Helsingborg from Copenhagen

distanceDistance26 miles (42 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $22
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $5 (€5) • 1 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $22 (€21) • 1 h 22 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Öresundståg

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 26 miles (42 km) to Helsingborg from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 22 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Öresundståg among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Copenhagen to Helsingborg.

How to Travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg

The journey from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Traveling from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is easy to do by trains and buses. Flights are not available between Copenhagen and Helsingborg due to their close proximity. The fastest way is by taking the train while the cheapest way is by taking the bus. Key departure points in Copenhagen include København H train station and København Ingerslevsgade bus station.

Copenhagen to Helsingborg Travel Comparison


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€11

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€21

1:21 h

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

Cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg. There are between 5 and 11 buses traveling from Copenhagen to Helsingborg depending on the day. FlixBus and Nettbuss Express operate buses which travel from Copenhagen to helsingborg every day of the week. A single RegioJet bus also makes the journey on Saturdays, while Swebus offers multiple buses from Copenhagen to Helsingborg on Sundays. Most buses are direct; however, Swebus journeys require a transfer in either Malmö or Halmstad. Buses take between 1½ and 6 hours to arrive in Helsingborg depending on the service chosen. All buses depart from København Ingerslevsgade bus station and arrive at Helsingborg's Knutpunkten Bussterminal.


Fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg. Trains travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg approximately 30 times per day on weekdays and 18 times per day on weekends. All Copenhagen to Helsingborg trains are operated by Øresundståg. All trains traveling from Copenhagen to Helsingborg depart from København H train station and take between 1:21 h and 1:36 h to arrive at Helsingborg Centralstation. Most trains traveling from Copenhagen to Helsingborg are direct; however occasional journeys require a transfer in Malmö.


Most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg. Taking the train is approximately half an hour faster than taking most buses. There are over 30 trains that travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg every weekday, with the first train departing København H train station at 4:07 a.m. The last train leaves at 11:27 p.m. Trains depart Copenhagen consistently through the day, usually multiple times per hour.


How to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Copenhagen to Helsingborg, 90,06% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Copenhagen to Helsingborg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Helsingborg, Sweden is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Denmark?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Helsingborg, Sweden due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22; 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 Helsingborg.

The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Copenhagen, Denmark from Helsingborg, Sweden?

Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. 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 Copenhagen from Helsingborg here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Helsingborg from Copenhagen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Helsingborg:

A bus is $17 (€16) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Copenhagen to Helsingborg costing on average $22 (€21).

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 22 min.

There are alternative travel options to Helsingborg that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h 35 min   of travel time.

The distance from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is approximately 26 miles (42 km).

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Helsingborg is:

  • Around 8 buses per day.
  • 20 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Copenhagen and Helsingborg 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 Copenhagen to Helsingborg:

  • Trains from Copenhagen to Helsingborg most often leave from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Helsingborg Centralstation.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Helsingborg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Copenhagen to Helsingborg tickets on Omio for $5 (€5).
  • Travel with Öresundståg to go to Helsingborg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Öresundståg Copenhagen to Helsingborg tickets on Omio for $22 (€21).

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

  • You can find 7 direct buses per day to Helsingborg with Flixbus, Bus4you, Infobus or Vy Bus4You.
  • You can check for a direct train to Helsingborg with Öresundståg with 23 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Helsingborg 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 route.

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

When planning your trip from Copenhagen to Helsingborg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $5 (€5) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost $22 (€21) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Helsingborg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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