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

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Train  •  5h 16m

  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 Eslöv  •  6h 44m

  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

800 kr - 1200 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  4h 47m

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

1337 kr - 2195 kr

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 33m

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

1003 kr - 2311 kr

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3h 55m

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

594 kr - 2267 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö C
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA

1222 kr - 1704 kr

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 51m

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

888 kr - 2520 kr

Train to Kristianstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 32m

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

406 kr - 2860 kr

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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train via Eslöv which costs 290 kr - 370 kr and takes 6h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to fly which costs 420 kr - 1700 kr and takes 3h 55m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen. Services depart three times a week, and operate every day. 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 every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 16m.

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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 16m and costs 400 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation takes 5h 16m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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 16m 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 420 kr - 1700 kr and takes 3h 55m.

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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation every 4 hours. Tickets cost 550 kr - 800 kr and the journey takes 5h 16m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen to Stockholm, Stockholm Cityterminalen twice daily. Tickets cost 330 kr - 400 kr and the journey takes 9h 30m. Comati PSG also services this route twice a week.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
850 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
600 kr - 2900 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
650 kr - 2300 kr
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150 kr - 3100 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
330 kr - 6000 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma via Visby
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
380 kr - 6500 kr
Flights from Kristianstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120 kr - 2500 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140 kr - 2500 kr
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
500 kr - 3400 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
1600 kr - 1800 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1290 kr - 1330 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
650 kr - 1900 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 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
50 kr - 190 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
140 kr - 190 kr
2nd Class Ticket
50 kr - 65 kr
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Eslöv station
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120 kr - 170 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
180 kr - 260 kr
Website
Öresundståg
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 Kristianstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
200 kr - 280 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Eslöv station to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
280 kr - 340 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 130 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
330 kr - 400 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 Helsingborg Airport to Stockholm Bromma Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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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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FlexFlight ApS and Braathens Regional Aviation 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 1137+ 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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