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Berlin to Copenhagen by train

The journey from Berlin to Copenhagen by train is 220.67 mi and takes 9 hr 26 min. There are 11 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:22 AM and the last at 2:38 PM. It is possible to travel from Berlin to Copenhagen by train for as little as $21.06 or as much as $92.27. The best price for this journey is $21.06.

Lowest Price$21.06
Journey Duration9 hr 26 min
Connection per Day11
Lowest Price$21.06
Highest Price$92.27
First Departure12:22 AM
Last Departure2:38 PM
Distance220.67 mi
DepartureBerlin
ArrivalCopenhagen
CarriersDB - Regional Express, NightjetMore

Berlin to Copenhagen Train Times

Departure date
Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Traveling from Berlin to Copenhagen by Train

The average train journey duration from Berlin to Copenhagen is 9 hr 26 min. The distance between the two main stations is 220.67 mi. There are approximately 11 trains connecting Berlin and Copenhagen each day. The cheapest train ticket for this route typically costs around $21.06. When traveling from Berlin to Copenhagen by train, you'll depart from Berlin Zoologischer Garten (S),Berlin, ZOB,Berlin Tegel Airport, TXL,Berlin - Spandau,Berlin Potsdamer Platz (S),Berlin Ostkreuz station,Berlin Hbf (tief),Berlin, Ostbahnhof,Berlin, Alexanderplatz,Berlin Friedrichstraße stations. These stations are connected to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade,Copenhagen Airport stations. Even though there may not be a direct connection between all the stations on this route, direct routes, and transfer connection information are provided to help you reach your destination. As a helpful reminder, aim to arrive at least 30 minutes before your train departure to ensure a smooth boarding process.

The journey is facilitated by various railway companies, including Deutsche Bahn and DSB, with options such as the ICE, Intercity, and EuroCity trains. Whether you prefer the swift comfort of the ICE or the slower, scenic journey provided by the Intercity and EuroCity trains, your trip from the historic city of Berlin to Denmark's charming capital, Copenhagen, will be memorable.

Discover Copenhagen: A Blend of Historic Charm and Modern Innovation

Hovedbanegården, or Copenhagen Central Station, is a bustling transportation hub in the heart of Copenhagen, offering extensive local and international connections. It is linked with city and regional bus lines, S-trains, taxis, and bike rentals, providing seamless access to the city's vibrant neighborhoods and beyond. Just a short distance away is Nørreport Station, another vital interchange connected to the S-train network and Copenhagen Metro.

Things to do/see in Copenhagen:

  1. Visit the iconic Little Mermaid statue, inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale.
  2. Explore Nyhavn, a 17th-century waterfront lined with brightly colored townhouses.
  3. Discover the Round Tower, an observatory offering panoramic views of Copenhagen.
  4. Walk around Christiansborg Palace, home to the Danish Parliament.
  5. Stroll through the historic Tivoli Gardens, one of the oldest operating amusement parks in the world.
  6. Experience the alternative neighborhood of Christiania.
  7. Visit Rosenborg Castle, housing the Danish crown jewels.
  8. Take a boat tour around Copenhagen's canals.
  9. Explore the National Museum of Denmark for a deep dive into Danish history.
  10. Bike around the city like a local; Copenhagen is one of the world's most bike-friendly cities.

Things to eat/drink in Copenhagen:

  1. Try Smørrebrød, a traditional open-faced sandwich.
  2. Enjoy Frikadeller, Danish meatballs, typically served with potatoes and gravy.
  3. Savor a Danish hotdog from one of the many street vendors.
  4. Indulge in Flæskesteg, a Danish roast pork dish.
  5. Experience Danish pastries, especially a Kanelsnegle (cinnamon roll) or a Tebirkes (poppy seed roll).
  6. Sample some local craft beers. Denmark has a booming craft beer scene.
  7. Enjoy a fresh Danish seafood dish, such as Stjerneskud.
  8. Try a Danish breakfast with rugbrød (rye bread), cheese, and a soft-boiled egg.
  9. Enjoy coffee in one of the city's many cozy coffee shops.
  10. Don't forget to try Akvavit, a traditional Scandinavian spirit.

Day trips from Copenhagen

Numerous day trip options are available for those who want to explore beyond Copenhagen. Experience the Shakespearean allure of Kronborg Castle in Helsingør, roam around the historic Roskilde, or visit the cliff-lined shores of Møns Klint.

Copenhagen Travel Tips

Make your stay in Copenhagen better with these handy travel tips. Consider getting a Copenhagen Card for unlimited public transport and discounts at various attractions. Biking is a popular and efficient way to explore the city, so don't hesitate to rent a bike and join the locals. Always watch for special events and festivals which provide unique insights into the local culture. Copenhagen's mix of history and modernity guarantees a unique and exciting adventure regardless of how you explore.

If you plan to travel from Berlin to Copenhagen by train, we're here to help you plan your journey. We check thousands of destinations by train, bus, and plane to find the best price for you. To see the best prices for all modes of transportation between Berlin and Copenhagen, browse our convenient price calendar below and find the option that suits your needs.

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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Copenhagen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Berlin to Copenhagen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Berlin to Copenhagen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Berlin to Copenhagen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $30.77 to $115.35 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 73% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Berlin to Copenhagen

The cheapest Berlin - Copenhagen train tickets can be found for as low as $48.46 if you’re lucky, or $73.74 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $223.64.

Find the best day to travel to Copenhagen by train

When travelling to Copenhagen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Eurocity (EC) trains are specifically designed for short and long-distance travel, connecting major cities in various European countries as part of the extensive international train services. Eurocity (EC) trains are operated by a range of national railway companies across Europe, including Deutsche Bahn (Germany), SNCF (France), Trenitalia (Italy), SBB (Switzerland), and ÖBB (Austria). The Eurocity (EC) service offers regular schedules and convenient connections between prominent cities like Paris, Berlin, Milan, and Vienna.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

The ÖBB Nightjet, operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), offers overnight train travel between major European cities, providing a convenient and comfortable way to journey through the night. The Nightjet trains are equipped with sleeping cabins, couchettes, and seats, offering passengers a comfortable and convenient way to travel long distances while they sleep. The service runs throughout Austria and extends to neighboring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Ticket types and facilities from Berlin to Copenhagen

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by EuroCity, FlixTrain and Nightjet when traveling from Berlin to Copenhagen.

Second Class

With Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains, a second-class ticket guarantees you a more affordable journey. Throughout your trip, you can access basic facilities like electrical outlets, air conditioning, and a bar carriage.
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First Class

If you wish to elevate your travel experience in a quieter place with additional services such as adjustable seats, more legroom, catering service, and seat selection, you can opt for the first-class tickets on Deutsche Bahn's Eurocity trains.
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Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Seated carriage

These tickets are ideal for shorter journeys during the day, featuring comfortable seats in air-conditioned carriages.
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Sleeper cabin

These are the most comfortable Nightjet tickets, featuring single, double, or triple compartments with beds, blankets, and pillows for a good night's sleep.
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Couchette

These tickets provide a more affordable option for overnight travel, with bunk beds in shared compartments that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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DB's EC trains feature recently updated coaches equipped with power sockets.
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Deutsche Bahn is progressively adding free WiFi to their EC trains.
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On DB Eurocity trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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The Mobility Service assists with boarding, disembarking, and train transitions. Additionally, the staff is ready to address any inquiries or provide support to ensure a smooth journey.
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On EC trains, dine in the onboard restaurant or grab a quick bite from the bistro. First Class passengers receive complimentary meals at their seat. DB provides diverse, locally-sourced food options, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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DB's EC trains now boast modernized carriages with air conditioning.
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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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Wifi service is currently unavailable on Nighthet.
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Private compartments are available on ÖBB Nightjets. In couchette cars, 1-6 persons (1-3 adults; max. 5 children up to the age of 14) can travel at a low fixed rate. Moreover, for everyone's comfort, there's a quiet time enforced from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Main lights in sleeper and couchette sections should be off during this period.
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Apart from standard outlets, the new Nightjet offers USB charging and inductive charging stations.
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When travelling on an ÖBB Nightjet train, you're allowed to check only one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. Ensure your luggage is stored in a manner that doesn't inconvenience or obstruct others. Remember the guidelines for luggage storage: Easily stowable items should go in the overhead racks, while bulkier luggage should be placed under the seat or in designated luggage racks. Always keep passageways, doors, and escape routes clear for everyone's safety.
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Certain routes offer coaches with wheelchair-friendly compartments and nearby restrooms, accommodating a passenger with a wheelchair and a companion.
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Day coach travelers can buy snacks and drinks from onboard staff. Couchette ticket holders get mineral water and a Viennese breakfast. Sleeper cabin passengers enjoy a welcome drink, evening snack, mineral water, and a customized breakfast. Specific dietary requests for Nightjet meals should be emailed at least 72 hours before departure.
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Every compartment in sleeper, couchette, and seating carriages has individual air conditioning controls.
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On Nightjets connecting Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, bikes are welcome with a specific ticket and reservation. ÖBB Nightjet also allows items like pushchairs and musical instruments. Use the ÖBB service to transport bikes within Austria. Folding bikes are free if they're within 110 cm x 80 cm x 40 cm. Ensure e-bike batteries are charged, and note bikes can't be on buses during rail interruptions.
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board DB - Regional Express, Nightjet and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Berlin to Copenhagen
Compare services on board when travelling from Berlin to Copenhagen by train.
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Berlin to Copenhagen CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
24.86kg
Bus
26.63kg
Flight
71.03kg
Car
56.82kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Berlin to Copenhagen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Berlin and Copenhagen are 24.86kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Berlin and Copenhagen? By taking the train between Berlin and Copenhagen you will save 46.17kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.77kg compared to a bus and 31.96kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Berlin to Copenhagen?
A train ticket from Berlin to Copenhagen is $52.20. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $21.06.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Berlin to Copenhagen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Berlin to Copenhagen is $21.06. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Berlin and Copenhagen by train?
Berlin to Copenhagen is 220.67 mi.
How long does the train between Berlin and Copenhagen take?
Berlin to Copenhagen is on average 9 hr 26 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 6 hr 56 min.
Which companies operate from Berlin to Copenhagen?
The train journey from Berlin to Copenhagen is covered by 5 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - Regional Express, Nightjet, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), EuroCity, FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Berlin to Copenhagen?
Berlin to Copenhagen has 11 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Berlin to Copenhagen leave?
The earliest train from Berlin to Copenhagen departs at 12:22 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Berlin to Copenhagen depart?
The latest train from Berlin to Copenhagen departs at 2:38 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Berlin to Copenhagen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $21.06 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
What's the fastest journey time between Berlin to Copenhagen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Berlin and Copenhagen is 6 hr 56 min.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Copenhagen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Berlin and Copenhagen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Berlin to Copenhagen by train?
The train journey from Berlin to Copenhagen creates 24.86kg of CO2 emissions.

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