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from Malmö to Copenhagen

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

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To get from Malmö to Copenhagen on 2 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

18:53Malmö Centralstation0h36 19:29København H
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Wed
1 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You
Thu
2 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£12Vy Bus4You
Fri
3 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Sat
4 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Sun
5 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Mon
6 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£5Flixbus
Tue
7 Dec
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£7Flixbus
Wed
8 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Thu
9 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Fri
10 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Sat
11 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£5Flixbus
Sun
12 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Mon
13 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£5Flixbus
Tue
14 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus
Wed
15 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£8Flixbus
Thu
16 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Fri
17 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£9Flixbus
Sat
18 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£12Flixbus
Sun
19 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£12Flixbus
Mon
20 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£12Flixbus
Tue
21 Dec
£11Öresundståg
£7Flixbus

Travel Information between Malmö and Copenhagen

distanceDistance17 miles (28 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach or train
priceTicket price range£9 - £11
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £9 • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £11 • 33 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Öresundståg

Take a coach or train to travel 17 miles (28 km) from Malmö to Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 33 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £9. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or Öresundståg among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Malmö to Copenhagen.

How to Travel from Malmo to Copenhagen?

There's more than one way to travel from Sweden's third-largest city, Malmo, to the Danish capital of Copenhagen. These two cities are just five miles apart, separated by the Baltic Sea but connected by Europe's longest combined rail and road bridge, the Oresund Bridge. It's therefore possible to get from Malmo to Copenhagen by both train and bus. This popular journey is also the most common way to get from Sweden to Denmark. Trains take just 40 minutes, and the bus takes one hour. Both of these services are available every day, although the train operates at a much higher frequency.

What is the Cheapest Way To Get from Malmo to Copenhagen?

Tickets for both these modes of transport are low in cost and also comparable in price. The train is operated by Oresundstag. Journeys depart from Malmo Central and arrive at Copenhagen H Station. Coaches on this route are operated by Nettbuss, departing from Norra Vallgatan, in central Malmo, and arriving at Ingerslevsgade in Vesterbro, just to the west of central Copenhagen.

What is the Fastest Way to Travel from Malmo to Copenhagen?

With just 40 minutes of travel time, the train is the fastest way to travel from Malmo to the Danish capital of Copenhagen. Although, with a direct journey time of just one hour, the coach is still a fast and fuss-free way to travel.

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Travel from Malmo to Copenhagen by Train

Direct train travel from Malmo to Copenhagen takes just 40 minutes and involves travelling across the famous Oresund Bridge that links Sweden and Denmark. Trains on this route are operated by Oresundstag and depart at least once per hour, every day, from early in the morning until late in the evening. During peak times of the day, there are up to five services per hour. Trains depart from Malmo Central Station and arrive at Copenhagen H Station. This is Copenhagen's largest station, located in Vesterbro, close to Tivoli Gardens. From Copenhagen H, it's possible to reach anywhere in the city easily by bus or underground train. The station is just a few minutes walk to the main shopping area and a 20-minute walk to the historic, quayside Old Town.

Travel from Malmo to Copenhagen by Bus

Coach travel from Malmo to Copenhagen is also a straightforward, fast, and affordable option. Coaches are operated by Nettbuss and depart between five and eight times per day, with more services available on weekdays. Coaches depart from Norra Vallagtan, a 10-minute walk from the centre of Malmo, and arrive at Ingerslevsgade in Vesterbro. It is a 15-minute walk from Ingerslevsgade to Copenhagen H Station and a 20-minute walk or a five-minute underground train journey to the main centre.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Copenhagen, Denmark if I’m coming from Malmö, Sweden?

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

Can I enter Denmark if coming from Sweden?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 12 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What measures do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 29/11/2021; 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 Malmö to Copenhagen.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Malmö, Sweden from Copenhagen, Denmark due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Malmö from Copenhagen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Sweden:

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Malmö, Sweden?

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

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

This information about your return travel to Sweden was last checked on 29/11/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Malmö from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here.

What are my travel options from Malmö to Copenhagen?

There are 2 ways to travel to Copenhagen from Malmö including taking a coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Malmö to Copenhagen?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Malmö to Copenhagen, which costs on average £9.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

A coach journey is usually £2 less than a journey to Copenhagen by train, which costs on average £11 for the same trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Copenhagen from Malmö is by train with an average travel time of 33 min.

There are alternative travel options to Copenhagen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 50 min   on average.

How far is it from Malmö to Copenhagen?

The Malmö to Copenhagen distance is approximately 17 miles (28 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Malmö to Copenhagen is:

  • 25 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travellers catch their train from Malmö Centralstation and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).
Who can get me from Malmö to Copenhagen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Malmö to Copenhagen:

  • You can take a coach from Malmö to Copenhagen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £9 with Flixbus from Malmö to Copenhagen.
  • You can travel between Malmö and Copenhagen by train with Öresundståg. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £11 with Öresundståg from Malmö to Copenhagen.
Is there a direct service to Copenhagen from Malmö?

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

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus or Vy Bus4You.
  • You'll find 25 direct trains per day with SJ or Öresundståg.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Copenhagen from Malmö?
Many of our customers travelling from Malmö to Copenhagen don't make Copenhagen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Stockholm, Berlin or Hamburg, either of which you could add to your Malmö and Copenhagen trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Copenhagen to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Malmö to Copenhagen online to get the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is £9 one way on average for this journey.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £11 one way for this route.

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

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