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There are 10 ways to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation SJ Snabbtåg X2000

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Bus  •  9h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm N602 / ...

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Night train  •  6h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central En

Drive  •  6h 46m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm 652.1 km

Fly Copenhagen to Stockholm  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stockholm (ARN) CPH - ARN

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) AGH - BMA

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm (ARN) MMX - ARN

Train to Helsingborg, fly to Stockholm  •  4h 53m

  1. Take the train from København H to Ängelholm station
  2. Fly from Helsingborg (AGH) to Stockholm (ARN) AGH - ARN

Train to Malmo, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
  2. Fly from Malmo (MMX) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) MMX - BMA

Train to Halmstad, fly to Stockholm Bromma  •  6h 11m

  1. Take the train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
  2. Fly from Halmstad (HAD) to Stockholm Bromma (BMA) HAD - BMA
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International entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Sweden, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, El Salvador, Georgia, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Sweden with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Sweden from Denmark

  • There are no current restrictions
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Andorra, Armenia, El Salvador, Faroe Islands, Georgia, Guernsey, Isle of Man, Israel, Jersey, Moldova, Monaco, Morocco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Panama, San Marino, Serbia, Singapore, Togo, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Denmark, Finland, Iceland and Norway

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Rules to follow in Sweden

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

There are no current restrictions

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Yes, entry into Sweden is currently allowed from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stockholm is 11414.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Stockholm is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Stockholm is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 11414.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Sweden.

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Last updated: 22 Dec 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to bus which costs 230 kr - 290 kr and takes 9h 15m.

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The fastest way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to fly. Taking this option will cost 430 kr - 1200 kr and takes 3h 56m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen central train station station and arriving at Stockholm. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 15m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation station. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5h 15m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Stockholm is 522 km. The road distance is 652.1 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm without a car is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs 410 kr - 550 kr.

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The train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation takes 5h 15m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen central train station.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm is to train which takes 5h 15m and costs 410 kr - 550 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 230 kr - 290 kr and takes 9h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 430 kr - 1200 kr and takes 3h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Copenhagen to Stockholm.
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  • Distance: 522.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 15m

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Stockholm, Sweden?

Swedish Railways (SJ) operates a train from København H to Stockholm Centralstation every 4 hours. Tickets cost 550 kr - 800 kr and the journey takes 5h 15m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm 5 times a week. Tickets cost 320 kr - 390 kr and the journey takes 9h 15m. FlixBus-de also services this route once daily.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
700 kr - 2700 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
410 kr - 2400 kr
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
1000 kr - 2500 kr
Braathens Regional Aviation
Website
flygbra.se
Flights from Helsingborg to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
600 kr - 1500 kr
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
450 kr - 2800 kr
Flights from Halmstad to Stockholm Bromma
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
650 kr - 1700 kr
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150 kr - 2500 kr
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Malmo to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65 kr - 550 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
1200 kr - 4200 kr
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
750 kr - 1800 kr
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Night train from Koebenhavn H to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
Frequency
5 times a week
Website
SJ
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Ängelholm station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
170 kr - 240 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Malmö Triangeln station
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Train from København H to Halmstad Centralstation
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
220 kr - 320 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Triangeln St.
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
320 kr - 390 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Stockholm station.

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Copenhagen to Stockholm train services, operated by Swedish Railways (SJ), arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Stockholm is 652 km. It takes approximately 6h 46m to drive from Copenhagen to Stockholm.

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Eurowings, Nouvel Air Tunisie, Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Stockholm bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 440+ hotels available in Stockholm. Prices start at 1000 kr SEK per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 45 kr - 65 kr.

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