You can get from Copenhagen to Malmö by train, bus or flight.
To get from Copenhagen to Malmö on Oct 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||17 miles (28 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$10 - $15|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $10 (€8) • 1 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • $15 (€12) • 39 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Öresundståg|
Travel 17 miles (28 km) by bus or train from Copenhagen to Malmö. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€8). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Öresundståg among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Copenhagen to Malmö.
Travelling from Copenhagen in Denmark to Malmo in Sweden is fast and affordable. The Øresund connects the two cities. The bridge is an engineering feat that works as a suspended bridge and then turns into a tunnel. Commuters can travel between the two cities in as little as 35 minutes on trains and buses. Both means of transport are affordable and offer incredible views of the bridge, the cities and water.
Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo. The buses travel direct from the Central bus station in Denmark and Malmö, Norra Vallgatan in approximately one hour and 15 minutes. The shortest bus rides take around one hour while the longest take at least 20 more minutes. The coaches are available every day, and travellers can make early bookings. Usually, Nettbuss provides three to seven daily trips, while FlixBus provides around six daily buses. On a regular day, travellers can choose from around ten buses. The earliest coaches start their journeys several minutes after midnight, while the last buses depart after 10:00 p.m.
The fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo is by train. The trains take around 40 minutes to travel from station Københavns Hovedbanegård to Malmö Centralstation. The earliest trains start their trips just after midnight while the latest trains depart around 11:50 p.m. With around 80 trains travelling along the route every day, travellers cannot run out of options. Usually, around three trains leave Copenhagen for Malmo every hour. The trains along the route are Öresundståg and SJ. Both trains have daily schedules, but Öresundståg runs the majority of the trips.
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Taking a train from Copenhagen to Malmo is the most popular way to travel. Around 80 trains travel every day between the two cities. The trains are fast, taking as little as 40 minutes to complete the trip, while the longest journeys take around 50 minutes. Travellers can find the earliest and latest trains right after and before midnight. Two companies dominate the route - regional Öresundståg and high-speed SJ. Both trains are government-operated and require no prior reservations. Travellers can purchase the tickets immediately and hop on to get to Sweden. However, since the train crosses the border, it's wise to carry an ID or a passport for foreigners. Bike transportation is allowed but at a price. The trains travel between the Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård) and Malmö Centralstation. Once in Sweden, passengers can catch a train or bus to the city center. However, it's possible to explore the city on foot or bikes. The schedules are regular, and travellers can save a few coins by planning and booking their tickets early.
Taking a direct bus from Copenhagen to Malmo is an affordable way to travel. The coaches provide daily commutes between the two locations, taking approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Travellers can book any of the regular coaches from Nettbuss or FlixBus. Usually, FlixBus has around six coaches, while Nettbuss provides three to seven coaches. On a regular day, the travel time for Nettbuss coaches is around one hour while FlixBus coaches take 15 to 20 more minutes. All the buses depart from the Central bus station in Denmark and stop at Malmö, Norra Vallgatan. The city center is around 450 metres away, which is a 5-minute walk. While the buses take longer than the trains, they are comfortable. The coaches have toilets, free WiFi, air-conditioning, electrical power sockets, and generous legroom. Travellers can bring one checked bag and one piece of hand luggage. FlixBus allows bike transportation, but cyclists should confirm before booking tickets. Passengers with disabilities can also transport their wheelchairs for free. However, prior notification is important for special assistance during boarding and alighting.
International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmö, Sweden is: Fully open.
Entry into Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Sweden must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 10/11/21; 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 Malmö.
The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Fully open.
Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
All travelers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. 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 Malmö here.
There are 2 travel options from Copenhagen to Malmö: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Malmö from Copenhagen is by taking a bus with an average price of $10 (€8).
This is compared to other travel options to Malmö:
A bus is generally $6 (€5) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $15 (€12) from Copenhagen to Malmö.
The fastest way from Copenhagen to Malmö is by train with an average journey time of 39 min.
There are alternative travel options to Malmö that can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 1 h of travel time.
Malmö is approximately 17 miles (28 km) away from Copenhagen.
The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Malmö is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Copenhagen and Malmö as scheduled services by bus 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 Malmö:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Malmö, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from Copenhagen to Malmö with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Malmö 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.
When planning your trip from Copenhagen to Malmö, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Malmö online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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