How to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm

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from Copenhagen to Stockholm

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

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To get from Copenhagen to Stockholm on Dec 05 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:19PMKøbenhavn H5h22 11:41PMStockholm, Centralstation
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10:15PMCopenhagen14h50 01:05PMStockholm, Terminalslingan
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03:07PMKøbenhavn H5h27 08:34PMStockholm, Centralstation
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Travel Information between Copenhagen and Stockholm

distanceDistance324 miles (522 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$55 - $87
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $55 (€52) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $66 (€62) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBus4you, Norwegian Air Shuttle or SJ

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 324 miles (522 km) between Copenhagen and Stockholm. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $55 (€52). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Bus4you, Norwegian Air Shuttle or SJ among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

How to Travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm

Traveling between Copenhagen and Stockholm takes between one and ten hours, depending on the mode of transportation chosen. The most popular tourist attractions in Copenhagen are the waterfront and canal district of Nyhavn and the amusement park at Tivoli Gardens. The most well-known attractions in Stockholm include the Old Town and the Maritime Museum.

Train: Trains connect Copenhagen and Stockholm approximately every 2 hours and twice per hour at peak times. Travel time averages 5 hours and 30 minutes and the operator is SJ (Swedish Railways). Night trains involve a transfer at Malmo (Sweden) and can take up to 10 hours to reach their destination. The departure station is Copenhagen Central and trains arrive at Stockholm Central.

Bus: The bus trip between these two cities takes approximately 9 hours. Service is provided by Flixbus and Swebus, which offer 4 departures per day, including an overnight bus. Buses leave from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade station and arrive at Cityterminalen or at Terminalslingan.

Flight: Norwegian and SAS operate direct flights between the Danish and the Swedish capitals approximately every two hours, with a travel time of one hour and ten minutes. Flights depart from Kastrup airport and arrive at either Arlanda or at Bromma airport.

Traveling from Copenhagen to Stockholm: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm? Buses offer the cheapest fares, since trips can be purchased cheaper when booked in advance.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm? Flying is the fastest way of traveling between these two cities, as planes barely take one hour to complete the trip.

How to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm, 96,54% 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 Stockholm 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

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm, Sweden is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Stockholm from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Stockholm, Sweden from Copenhagen?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Stockholm, Sweden?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Copenhagen and Stockholm closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Copenhagen from Stockholm restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Copenhagen from Stockholm?

Conditions of reentry into Denmark:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

You should observe these safety measures in Denmark as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Denmark was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Copenhagen from Stockholm closer to your date of departure here.

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

The cheapest way to go to Stockholm from Copenhagen is by taking a train, which costs on average $55 (€52).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stockholm:

A train is generally $32 (€30) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $87 (€82) from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

A train is generally $11 (€11) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $66 (€62) from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Stockholm is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 9 h 25 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

The Copenhagen to Stockholm distance is around 324 miles (522 km).

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Stockholm is:

  • 2 buses a day.
  • Around 4 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Copenhagen to Stockholm 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 Stockholm:

  • Most travelers board their plane from Københavns Lufthavn and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travelers catch their train from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Stockholm Centralstation.

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

  • Bus4you can take you to Stockholm by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Bus4you from Copenhagen to Stockholm for $87 (€82).
  • Travel with Norwegian Air Shuttle to go to Stockholm by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Norwegian Air Shuttle Copenhagen to Stockholm tickets on Omio for $66 (€62).
  • Travel with SJ to go to Stockholm by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find SJ Copenhagen to Stockholm tickets on Omio for $55 (€52).

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

  • You can find around 2 direct buses per day and travel with Flixbus.
  • You can find around 4 direct trains per day and travel with SJ.

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

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

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $87 (€82) one way for this journey.
  • A plane ticket costs $66 (€62) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $55 (€52) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Copenhagen to Stockholm 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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