You can get from Copenhagen to Malmö by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||17 miles (28 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£7 - £11|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £7 • 1 h|
|Fastest mode||Train • £11 • 39 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Malmö, Sweden is: Fully open.
Entry into Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Sweden must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Partially open.
Entry into Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.
Conditions of reentry into Denmark:
You should observe these safety measures in Denmark as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
You can travel to Malmö from Copenhagen 2 different ways: coach or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 17 miles (28 km) from Copenhagen to Malmö.
The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Malmö is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct services available from Copenhagen to Malmö with the following travel operators:
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.
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