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How to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo?

Travelling from Copenhagen in Denmark to Malmo in Sweden is fast and affordable. The Øresund connects the two cities. The bridge is an engineering feat that works as a suspended bridge and then turns into a tunnel. Commuters can travel between the two cities in as little as 35 minutes on trains and buses. Both means of transport are affordable and offer incredible views of the bridge, the cities and water.

What is the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Malmo?

Taking a bus is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo. The buses travel direct from the Central bus station in Denmark and Malmö, Norra Vallgatan in approximately one hour and 15 minutes. The shortest bus rides take around one hour while the longest take at least 20 more minutes. The coaches are available every day, and travellers can make early bookings. Usually, Nettbuss provides three to seven daily trips, while FlixBus provides around six daily buses. On a regular day, travellers can choose from around ten buses. The earliest coaches start their journeys several minutes after midnight, while the last buses depart after 10:00 p.m.

What is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo?

The fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmo is by train. The trains take around 40 minutes to travel from station Københavns Hovedbanegård to Malmö Centralstation. The earliest trains start their trips just after midnight while the latest trains depart around 11:50 p.m. With around 80 trains travelling along the route every day, travellers cannot run out of options. Usually, around three trains leave Copenhagen for Malmo every hour. The trains along the route are Öresundståg and SJ. Both trains have daily schedules, but Öresundståg runs the majority of the trips.

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Travel from Copenhagen to Malmo by train

Taking a train from Copenhagen to Malmo is the most popular way to travel. Around 80 trains travel every day between the two cities. The trains are fast, taking as little as 40 minutes to complete the trip, while the longest journeys take around 50 minutes. Travellers can find the earliest and latest trains right after and before midnight. Two companies dominate the route - regional Öresundståg and high-speed SJ. Both trains are government-operated and require no prior reservations. Travellers can purchase the tickets immediately and hop on to get to Sweden. However, since the train crosses the border, it's wise to carry an ID or a passport for foreigners. Bike transportation is allowed but at a price. The trains travel between the Copenhagen Central Station (Københavns Hovedbanegård) and Malmö Centralstation. Once in Sweden, passengers can catch a train or bus to the city centre. However, it's possible to explore the city on foot or bikes. The schedules are regular, and travellers can save a few coins by planning and booking their tickets early.

Travel from Copenhagen to Malmo by bus

Taking a direct bus from Copenhagen to Malmo is an affordable way to travel. The coaches provide daily commutes between the two locations, taking approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes. Travellers can book any of the regular coaches from Nettbuss or FlixBus. Usually, FlixBus has around six coaches, while Nettbuss provides three to seven coaches. On a regular day, the travel time for Nettbuss coaches is around one hour while FlixBus coaches take 15 to 20 more minutes. All the buses depart from the Central bus station in Denmark and stop at Malmö, Norra Vallgatan. The city centre is around 450 metres away, which is a 5-minute walk. While the buses take longer than the trains, they are comfortable. The coaches have toilets, free WiFi, air-conditioning, electrical power sockets, and generous legroom. Travellers can bring one checked bag and one piece of hand luggage. FlixBus allows bike transportation, but cyclists should confirm before booking tickets. Passengers with disabilities can also transport their wheelchairs for free. However, prior notification is important for special assistance during boarding and alighting.

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FAQs
Is international travel between Copenhagen, Denmark and Malmö, Sweden allowed?

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmö, Sweden is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Malmö from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Malmö, Sweden from Copenhagen?

Entry Requirements:

  • No quarantine required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Malmö, Sweden?

The government of Sweden has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 06/06/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Copenhagen and Malmö closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Copenhagen, Denmark from Malmö, Sweden?

The restriction level for your return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Copenhagen from Malmö restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Copenhagen from Malmö?

Conditions of reentry into Denmark:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 4
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

You should observe these safety measures in Denmark as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Denmark was last checked on 09/06/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Copenhagen from Malmö closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Your travel option from Copenhagen to Malmö includes taking a coach or train.

How far is Malmö from Copenhagen?

Malmö is approximately 17 miles (28 km) away from Copenhagen.

When going from Copenhagen to Malmö, where do I depart from Copenhagen and where do I arrive in Malmö?

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and arrive in Malmö centralstation.
Which travel companies can take me from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with to Malmö from Copenhagen:

  • You can travel from Copenhagen to Malmö by train with Öresundståg. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £12 with Öresundståg from Copenhagen to Malmö.
Is there a way to travel directly from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Yes, there is a direct service from Copenhagen to Malmö:

  • You can check for a direct train to Malmö with Öresundståg.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Malmö tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this route.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Copenhagen to Malmö?
Looking to extend your trip from Copenhagen to Malmö? Many Omio customers who go from Copenhagen to Malmö usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Stockholm, Gothenburg or Hamburg. If you're looking to explore Stockholm, Gothenburg or Hamburg from Malmö, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Copenhagen to Malmö ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a train ticket is on average £12 one way for this journey.

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

What is the quickest way from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Travelling by train is also the quickest way from Copenhagen to Malmö. It takes on average 39 min  to travel this journey.

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