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from Copenhagen to Malmö

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22 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You
Thu
23 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Fri
24 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
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25 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Sun
26 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Mon
27 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Tue
28 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You
Wed
29 Sep
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You
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30 Sep
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£5Flixbus
Fri
1 Oct
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
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2 Oct
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3 Oct
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
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4 Oct
£11Öresundståg
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5 Oct
£11Öresundståg
£12Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£11Öresundståg
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Thu
7 Oct
£11Öresundståg
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8 Oct
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9 Oct
£11Öresundståg
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10 Oct
£11Öresundståg
£8Flixbus
Mon
11 Oct
£11Öresundståg
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12 Oct
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You

Travel Information from Copenhagen to Malmö

distanceDistance17 miles (28 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £7 • 1 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 39 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Öresundståg

Take a coach or train to travel 17 miles (28 km) to Malmö from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 39 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this journey are Flixbus or Öresundståg among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Copenhagen to Malmö.

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

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

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Denmark?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Malmö if travelling from Copenhagen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in Malmö, Sweden due to the pandemic?

All travellers in Sweden must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 20/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Copenhagen to Malmö.

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:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt 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 19/09/2021. 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.

How do I travel to Malmö from Copenhagen?

You can travel to Malmö from Copenhagen 2 different ways: coach or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Malmö. Tickets for a coach cost on average £7.

This is compared to other travel options to Malmö:

A coach is about £4 less than a train, which costs on average £11 for this route.

What is the fastest way to get to Malmö from Copenhagen?

The quickest way to travel from Copenhagen to Malmö is by train, which takes on average 39 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Malmö by coach can take on average 1 h.

How far is Malmö from Copenhagen?

You should expect to travel around 17 miles (28 km) from Copenhagen to Malmö.

How many services a day are there from Copenhagen to Malmö?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Malmö is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Copenhagen and Malmö as scheduled services by coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Copenhagen to Malmö?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Copenhagen to Malmö:

  • Trains mostly depart from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and arrive in Malmö Centralstation.
Who can get me from Copenhagen to Malmö?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Malmö, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Malmö. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Copenhagen to Malmö tickets on Omio for £7.
  • Travel with Öresundståg for trains to Malmö. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Öresundståg Copenhagen to Malmö tickets on Omio for £11.
Is there a direct service from Copenhagen to Malmö?

Yes, there are direct services available from Copenhagen to Malmö with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Vy Bus4You.
  • You can take a direct train with SJ or Öresundståg with 25 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Malmö as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Copenhagen and Malmö.

Where should I go next after I travel 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 early should I buy tickets from Copenhagen to Malmö online for the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £7 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £11 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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Copenhagen
Malmö
Copenhagen Central Station
Amenities
Koebenhavn H
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