The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Stockholm to Copenhagen will cost around £ 87 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 44.
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5 h 2 m
5 h 49 m
Trains per day
Of the 10 trains that leave Stockholm for Copenhagen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 522 km distance in an average of 5 h 49 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 5 h 2 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 17 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||324 miles (522 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 28 min|
|Average train ticket price||£47 (€54)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SJ, Snälltåget, SL, Öresundståg or Samtrafiken|
Trains from Stockholm to Copenhagen cover the 324 miles (522 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 28 min with our travel partners like SJ, Snälltåget, SL, Öresundståg or Samtrafiken. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £32, but the average price of train tickets is £47. Travellers depart most frequently from Stockholm, Centralstation and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).
With up to 23 departures a day, at least seven of which are direct travelling between Stockholm and Copenhagen by train is straightforward. Direct journeys take just over five hours while other journeys vary from 6.5 to 7.5 hours with easy connections. A slightly reduced service operates on Sundays. Trains depart from Stockholm Central Station and arrive at Copenhagen Central Station.
Trains between the cities of Stockholm and Copenhagen are jointly operated by the Swedish and Danish rail providers - SJ, MTR Express, Snalltaget and Oresundstag. Facilities on board the trains include comfortable seating, power sockets, bistro-bars and wifi while newer rolling stock also has dedicated luggage storage areas.
Direct services between Stockholm and Copenhagen take just over five hours. Other departures involve transfers at stations such as Almhult, Gothenburg, Lund, Malmo and Hassleholm. These routes have journey times that vary from 6.5 hours to 7.5 hours depending on the waiting time at connecting stations.
There are up to 23 departures including direct services of trains to Copenhagen from Stockholm on Mondays to Saturdays. There are slightly fewer services on Sundays. Trains depart at regular intervals throughout the day from early morning until early evening.
Departure station:All trains to Copenhagen from Stockholm depart from Stockholm Central Station. It is the largest in Sweden and has impressive eco-friendly credentials with its glass roof providing solar heat for surrounding offices. Its transport links include taxis, Metro trains, local buses and the Arlanda Airport Express. Among station facilities are car parking, wifi, left luggage lockers, shops, coffee shops and a range of restaurants.
Arrival station:All trains from Stockholm to Copenhagen arrive at the city's central station which is within easy walking distance of historic and cultural attractions. Copenhagen Central Station is served by local buses and both regional and suburban trains while its facilities include a taxi rank, car parking, luggage storage, bathrooms with baby changing and showers, shops, cafes and restaurants.
Travel between Stockholm, Sweden and Copenhagen, Denmark by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Denmark, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 20/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Stockholm and Copenhagen before travelling.
Return travel from Denmark to Sweden is: Fully open.
Entry into Sweden is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 11/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Stockholm from Copenhagen.
Some of the Stockholm train stations to Copenhagen you can start your journey from include Stockholm, Centralstation, Stockholm Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Copenhagen include Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard).
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Stockholm, Centralstation and arriving in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).
Passengers board their train most frequently from Stockholm, Centralstation and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Copenhagen.
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