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from Malmö to Copenhagen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Malmö to Copenhagen on Jan 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:01PMMalmö Centralstation0h36 06:37PMKøbenhavn H
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08:23AMMalmö Centralstation0h36 08:59AMKøbenhavn H
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09:13AMMalmö Centralstation0h36 09:49AMKøbenhavn H
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07:13PMMalmö Centralstation0h36 07:49PMKøbenhavn H
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Mon
Jan 24
$15Öresundståg
$7Flixbus
Tue
Jan 25
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Wed
Jan 26
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Thu
Jan 27
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Fri
Jan 28
$15Öresundståg
$7Flixbus
Sat
Jan 29
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Sun
Jan 30
$15Öresundståg
$7Flixbus
Mon
Jan 31
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Tue
Feb 1
$15Öresundståg
$16Flixbus
Wed
Feb 2
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Thu
Feb 3
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Fri
Feb 4
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Sat
Feb 5
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Sun
Feb 6
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Mon
Feb 7
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Tue
Feb 8
$15Öresundståg
$14Flixbus
Wed
Feb 9
$15Öresundståg
$16Vy Bus4You
Thu
Feb 10
$15Öresundståg
$15Öresundståg
Fri
Feb 11
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus
Sat
Feb 12
$15Öresundståg
$5Flixbus

Travel Information to Copenhagen from Malmö

distanceDistance17 miles (28 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€8) • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€12) • 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Öresundståg

Take a bus or train to travel 17 miles (28 km) to Copenhagen from Malmö. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 35 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 from Malmö to Copenhagen.

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How to Travel from Malmö to Copenhagen

The journey from Malmö to Copenhagen is popular with travelers for both business and leisure. Traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen is easy to do by trains and buses. Flights are not available due to Copenhagen and Malmö being located just across the Danish/Swedish border from each other. The fastest way is by taking the train while the cheapest way is by taking the bus. Key departure points in Malmö include Malmö Centralstation and Malmö Norra Vallgatan bus station.

Return trips from Copenhagen to Malmö

Malmö to Copenhagen Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€8

0:55 h

1 Day Ahead

Train

€15

0:35 h

1 Day Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen. There are usually 15 buses traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen per day. Swebus operates 4 buses which depart from Malmö Centralstation and take around an hour to arrive at København Ingerslevsgade bus station. FlixBus and Nettbuss Express operate the rest of the buses which depart from Malmö Norra Vallgatan bus station and arrive at København Ingerslevsgade bus station after an hour of travel time. The first bus of the day departs Malmö at 5:10 a.m., while the last leaves at 10:30 p.m.


Fastest way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen

Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen. There are over a hundred trains traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen per day operated by Øresundståg, SJ, and DSB. All trains traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen depart from Malmö centralstation and take between 35 minutes to an hour to arrive at København H train station. Trains traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen are usually direct. Malmö to Copenhagen trains depart multiple times per hour throughout the day and night. The first train departs Malmö at 12:33 a.m. while the last leaves at 11:33 p.m.


Most popular way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen. Taking the train can be up to 30 minutes faster than taking the bus. There are over a hundred trains that travel from Malmö to Copenhagen every day, with the first train departing København H train station at 12:33 a.m. Trains depart Copenhagen consistently through the day, usually multiple times per hour by different train companies.


How to get from Malmö to Copenhagen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen, 95,56% 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 Malmö to Copenhagen 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

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Copenhagen, Denmark if I’m coming from Malmö, Sweden?

Travel between Malmö, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Sweden enter Denmark?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Copenhagen from Malmö?

Conditions of entry into Denmark:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Copenhagen, Denmark?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Denmark has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/20/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Copenhagen from Malmö.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Malmö, Sweden from Copenhagen, Denmark?

The current restriction level for returning to Malmö, Sweden from Denmark is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Malmö, Sweden regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. 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 Malmö from Copenhagen here.

How do I reach Copenhagen from Malmö?

There are 2 travel options from Malmö to Copenhagen: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel to Copenhagen from Malmö?

The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Malmö is by taking a bus, which costs on average $10 (€8).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

Taking a bus is about $5 (€4) less than taking a train, which costs on average $15 (€12) for this route.

What is the fastest way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen?

The fastest way from Malmö to Copenhagen is by train with an average journey time of 35 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Copenhagen by bus can take on average 50 min.

How far is it from Malmö to Copenhagen?

The distance is approximately 17 miles (28 km) from Malmö to Copenhagen.

How many services a day are there between Malmö and Copenhagen?

The average frequency per day from Malmö to Copenhagen is:

  • 25 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Malmö and Copenhagen as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Malmö? Where do I arrive in Copenhagen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Malmö to Copenhagen:

  • Trains mostly depart from Malmö Centralstation and arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Which travel operators can get me to Copenhagen from Malmö?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Malmö to Copenhagen:

  • You can go to Copenhagen from Malmö by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $10 (€8) with Flixbus from Malmö to Copenhagen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Copenhagen from Malmö with Öresundståg, and you can find Öresundståg Malmö to Copenhagen tickets for $15 (€12) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel between Malmö and Copenhagen?

Many of our customers traveling from Malmö to Copenhagen don't make Copenhagen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Copenhagen are Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Copenhagen to any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I book my Malmö to Copenhagen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $10 (€8) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $15 (€12) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Malmö to Copenhagen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.