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There are 11 ways to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 20m

  1. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000

550 kr - 800 kr

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Bus  •  9h 30m

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

330 kr - 1100 kr

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Train via Malmö Centralstation  •  6h 1m

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

351 kr - 931 kr

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

900 kr - 1400 kr

Train, train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  3h 42m

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

1067 kr - 3197 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 34m

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

1103 kr - 2511 kr

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3h 54m

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

644 kr - 2467 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 55m

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

1487 kr - 2295 kr

Train, train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 3m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Hyllie station
  2. Take the train from Malmö Hyllie station to Svedala station
  3. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA
  4. Take the train from Sundbyberg station to Stockholm City station

1401 kr - 1981 kr

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 49m

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

1622 kr - 2319 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train via Eslöv which costs 280 kr - 360 kr and takes 6h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train and fly which costs 750 kr - 2300 kr and takes 3h 42m.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation station. Services depart twice a week, and operate Thursday and Friday. The journey takes approximately 5h 20m.

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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 20m and costs 400 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation takes 5h 20m including transfers and departs twice a week.

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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 Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train which takes 5h 20m and costs 400 kr - 550 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 230 kr - 750 kr and takes 9h 30m, you could also fly, which costs 450 kr - 1800 kr and takes 3h 54m.

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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation twice a week. Tickets cost 550 kr - 800 kr and the journey takes 5h 20m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen once daily. Tickets cost 330 kr - 410 kr and the journey takes 9h 30m. Comati PSG also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 3500 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
950 kr - 3200 kr
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1870 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1420 kr - 1470 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1572 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 3600 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
140 kr - 2400 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
260 kr - 1300 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
550 kr - 750 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 800 kr
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
50 kr - 190 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
140 kr - 190 kr
2nd Class Ticket
50 kr - 65 kr
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
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 Malmö Hyllie station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 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 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
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hyllie St.
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
Skånetrafiken
SL
Phone
08 600 10 00
Website
sl.se
Train from Sundbyberg station to Stockholm City station
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 15 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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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
Once daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 410 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
900 kr - 1100 kr
Website
Comati PSG

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The quickest flight from Malmo Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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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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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Malmo Airport to Stockholm 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 1000 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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