How to travel from Essen to Copenhagen

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Travel Information between Essen and Copenhagen

distanceDistance369 miles (595 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$69 - $180
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $69 (€64) • 8 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $180 (€167) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 369 miles (595 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Essen to Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $69 (€64). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Copenhagen.

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FAQs

Travel from Essen, Germany to Copenhagen, Denmark is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Copenhagen from Essen restricted?

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

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

  • 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 between Essen and Copenhagen closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Essen, Germany from Denmark is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Essen from Copenhagen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Essen, Germany?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 8/8/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Essen from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways to get from Essen to Copenhagen: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Essen is by taking a train, which costs on average $69 (€64).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

Taking a train is usually $17 (€16) less than taking a bus to Copenhagen, which costs on average $86 (€80) for the same trip.

A train is generally $111 (€103) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $180 (€167) from Essen to Copenhagen.

The fastest way from Essen to Copenhagen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 12 h 11 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Copenhagen by train can take on average 8 h 36 min.

The Essen to Copenhagen distance is around 369 miles (595 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Copenhagen is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Essen 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 Essen to Copenhagen:

  • Trains most often depart from Essen at Essen Hbf and arrive in Copenhagen at København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Copenhagen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Essen to Copenhagen for $86 (€80).
  • KLM can get you to Copenhagen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Essen to Copenhagen for $180 (€167) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Essen to Copenhagen tickets on Omio for $69 (€64).

Yes, there are direct services available from Essen 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 to Copenhagen from Essen.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $86 (€80) one way on average for this journey.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $180 (€167) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $69 (€64) one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Essen 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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