You can get from Malmö to Copenhagen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Malmö to Copenhagen on 2 Dec we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||17 miles (28 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£9 - £11|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £9 • 50 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • £11 • 33 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus 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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
International travel from Malmö, Sweden to Copenhagen, Denmark is: Partially open.
Entry into Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Denmark must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return to Malmö, Sweden from Denmark is: Partially open.
Entry into Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
Conditions of reentry into Sweden:
You should observe these safety measures in Sweden as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
There are 2 ways to travel to Copenhagen from Malmö including taking a coach or train.
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.
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.
The Malmö to Copenhagen distance is approximately 17 miles (28 km).
The average frequency per day from Malmö to Copenhagen is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Malmö to Copenhagen:
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Yes, there are direct services available to Copenhagen from Malmö with the following travel operators:
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.
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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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