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from Copenhagen to Stockholm

You can get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Copenhagen to Stockholm on 20 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

15:07København H6h08 21:15Stockholm, Centralstation
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£311One-way
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15:07København H6h08 21:15Stockholm, Centralstation
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£311One-way
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14:19København H5h18 19:37Stockholm, Centralstation
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£441One-way
08:19København H5h15 13:34Stockholm, Centralstation
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£511One-way
18:19København H5h22 23:41Stockholm, Centralstation
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£511One-way

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Thu
20 Jan
£31Öresundståg
£43Flixbus
£150Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fri
21 Jan
£17SJ
£40Flixbus
£144Norwegian Air Shuttle
Sat
22 Jan
£23Öresundståg
£40Flixbus
£157Norwegian Air Shuttle
Sun
23 Jan
£51Öresundståg
£34Flixbus
£128Norwegian Air Shuttle
Mon
24 Jan
£31Öresundståg
£43Flixbus
£105Sas Airways
Tue
25 Jan
£23Öresundståg
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£117Norwegian Air Shuttle
Wed
26 Jan
£23Öresundståg
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£116Norwegian Air Shuttle
Thu
27 Jan
£29Öresundståg
£37Flixbus
£135Sas Airways
Fri
28 Jan
£30SJ
£41Flixbus
£94Sas Airways
Sat
29 Jan
£23Öresundståg
£37Flixbus
£77Sas Airways
Sun
30 Jan
£51Öresundståg
£32Flixbus
£101Norwegian Air Shuttle
Mon
31 Jan
£23Öresundståg
£40Flixbus
£79Norwegian Air Shuttle
Tue
1 Feb
£14SJ
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£105Sas Airways
Wed
2 Feb
£22SJ
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£98Cityjet
Thu
3 Feb
£23Öresundståg
£33Flixbus
£57Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fri
4 Feb
£31Öresundståg
£31Flixbus
£63Norwegian Air Shuttle
Sat
5 Feb
£23Öresundståg
£31Flixbus
£77Sas Airways
Sun
6 Feb
£44SJ
£31Flixbus
£63Norwegian Air Shuttle
Mon
7 Feb
£23Öresundståg
£40Flixbus
£63Norwegian Air Shuttle
Tue
8 Feb
£17SJ
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£63Norwegian Air Shuttle

Travel Information between Copenhagen and Stockholm

distanceDistance324 miles (522 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £43
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £23 • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £39 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesNorwegian Air Shuttle, Vy Bus4You or Snälltåget

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 324 miles (522 km) to Stockholm from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vy Bus4You or Snälltåget among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

How to Travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm

Travelling between Copenhagen and Stockholm takes between one and ten hours, depending on the mode of transportation chosen. The most popular tourist attractions in Copenhagen are the waterfront and canal district of Nyhavn and the amusement park at Tivoli Gardens. The most well-known attractions in Stockholm include the Old Town and the Maritime Museum.

Train: Trains connect Copenhagen and Stockholm approximately every 2 hours and twice per hour at peak times. Travel time averages 5 hours and 30 minutes and the operator is SJ (Swedish Railways). Night trains involve a transfer at Malmo (Sweden) and can take up to 10 hours to reach their destination. The departure station is Copenhagen Central and trains arrive at Stockholm Central.

Bus: The bus trip between these two cities takes approximately 9 hours. Service is provided by Flixbus and Swebus, which offer 4 departures per day, including an overnight bus. Coaches leave from Copenhagen Ingerslevsgade station and arrive at Cityterminalen or at Terminalslingan.

Flight: Norwegian and SAS operate direct flights between the Danish and the Swedish capitals approximately every two hours, with a travel time of one hour and ten minutes. Flights depart from Kastrup airport and arrive at either Arlanda or at Bromma airport.

Travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm: Travel Tips

  • What is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm? Buses offer the cheapest fares, since trips can be purchased cheaper when booked in advance.
  • What is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm? Flying is the fastest way of travelling between these two cities, as planes barely take one hour to complete the trip.

Travel Tips: Travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm

Travel to Stockholm easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Copenhagen to Stockholm.
FAQs

Does Sweden have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Stockholm, Sweden is: Partially open.

Can I enter Sweden if coming from Denmark?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Stockholm, 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 13/01/2022; 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 Stockholm.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Denmark from Stockholm, Sweden?

Return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark from Sweden is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Denmark from Sweden?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Denmark from Sweden?

Requirements for reentering Denmark:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Denmark?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Denmark to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Copenhagen, Denmark was last verified on 17/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Copenhagen from Stockholm.

How do I travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

There are 3 travel options from Copenhagen to Stockholm: flight, coach or train.

How do I get from Copenhagen to Stockholm the cheapest way?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm, which costs on average £23.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Stockholm:

A train is £16 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Copenhagen to Stockholm costing on average £39.

A train journey is usually £20 less than a journey to Stockholm by coach, which costs on average £43 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Stockholm from Copenhagen?

The quickest way to travel to Stockholm from Copenhagen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 8 h 38 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

How many miles are between Copenhagen and Stockholm

You should expect to travel around 324 miles (522 km) from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Stockholm is:

  • 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Copenhagen to Stockholm as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

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

  • Most travellers board their plane from Københavns Lufthavn and arrive in Stockholm Arlanda Airport.
  • Most travellers board their train from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Stockholm Centralstation.

Who can get me from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

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

  • Norwegian Air Shuttle can take you to Stockholm by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Norwegian Air Shuttle from Copenhagen to Stockholm for £39.
  • Vy Bus4You can get you to Stockholm by coach. You can find a good deal for coach tickets with Vy Bus4You from Copenhagen to Stockholm for £43 on Omio.
  • Travel with Snälltåget to go to Stockholm by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Snälltåget Copenhagen to Stockholm tickets on Omio for £23.

Is there a way to travel directly from Copenhagen to Stockholm?

Yes, there are direct routes from Copenhagen to Stockholm with the following travel companies:

  • You can find direct flights to take to Stockholm with Sas Airways.

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

Where should I go next after I travel to Stockholm from Copenhagen?

Looking to extend your trip from Copenhagen to Stockholm? Many Omio customers who go from Copenhagen to Stockholm usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Oslo, Gothenburg or Malmö. If you're looking to explore Oslo, Gothenburg or Malmö from Stockholm, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy tickets to Stockholm from Copenhagen online for the best deals?

Before travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm, 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 plane ticket for this journey is £39 one way on average.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average £43 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is on average £23 one way.

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