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There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train  •  5h 57m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000 / ...

387 kr - 868 kr

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Bus  •  9h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 602 / ...

320 kr - 1000 kr

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Train via Eslöv  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from København H to Eslöv station Öresundståg
  2. Take the train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

404 kr - 510 kr

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 652.1 km

750 kr - 1200 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AGH - BMA

1337 kr - 3196 kr

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  4h 7m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stockholm (ARN) CPH - ARN

892 kr - 2665 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma, tram  •  4h 58m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA
  3. Take the tram from Johannesfred Spårv to Liljeholmen Trekanten Spårv

1268 kr - 8298 kr

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
  2. Fly from Halmstad (HAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAD - BMA

1323 kr - 4020 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  5h 3m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm (ARN) MMX - ARN

1132 kr - 2712 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm (ARN) AGH - ARN

1101 kr - 2710 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train via Eslöv which costs 290 kr - 380 kr and takes 6h 41m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to fly. Taking this option will cost 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4h 7m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 9h 30m.

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No, there is no direct train from Copenhagen to Stockholm station. However, there are services departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation via Malmö Centralstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 57m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Stockholm is 522 km. The road distance is 652.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 57m to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train which takes 5h 57m and costs 280 kr - 650 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 230 kr - 750 kr and takes 9h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 650 kr - 2000 kr and takes 4h 7m.

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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 57m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden?

You can take a train from Copenhagen to Stockholm via Malmö Centralstation in around 5h 57m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen 6 times a week. Tickets cost 320 kr - 390 kr and the journey takes 9h 30m. Comati PSG also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Air Leap
Website
airleap.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
11000 kr - 24000 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23000 kr - 55000 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
10000 kr - 25000 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
11000 kr - 24000 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
23000 kr - 55000 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
10000 kr - 25000 kr
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
800 kr - 4300 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2300 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
500 kr - 2000 kr
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
130 kr - 2100 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
300 kr - 4500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday
Estimated price
330 kr - 1100 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
750 kr - 2200 kr
Train operators
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Eslöv station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Triangeln St.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
280 kr - 340 kr
Website
Snälltåget
SL
Phone
08 600 10 00
Website
sl.se
Tram from Johannesfred Spårv to Liljeholmen Trekanten Spårv
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
32 kr
Website
SL
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
320 kr - 390 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Comati PSG
Phone
0040 723 450 475
Email
info@comati-psg.ro
Website
comati-psg.ro
Bus from Copenhagen Central Bus Station to Stockholm Central Bus Station
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
850 kr - 1000 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Helsingborg Airport to Stockholm Bromma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen station.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Stockholm is 652 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

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Braathens Regional Aviation, Air Leap and FlexFlight ApS offer flights from Helsingborg Airport to Stockholm Bromma Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Stockholm bus tickets online with Omio, FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 1134+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 750 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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