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There are 4 daily trains from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen. Traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen usually takes around 13 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 9 hours,
|Distance||389 mi (626 km)|
|Fastest train||9h 0m|
|Most frequent service||FlixTrain|
Train service from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen
- Deutsche Bahn tickets: €64 one-way
- Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company tickets: €64 one-way
- FlixTrain tickets: €25 one-way
Which train should you take from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen?
There are 3 train lines with service from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen. FlixTrain is your best bet, with 2 scheduled trains per day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|Deutsche Bahn||27||10h 30m||€91.64|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||22||11h 33m||€88.36|
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen start from €64, and on average cost . Daily there are 22 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Copenhagen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Düsseldorf leaves from Düsseldorf-Benrath and 5 other stations. And in Copenhagen trains arrive at Koebenhavn H .
From Düsseldorf to Copenhagen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 11 hours and 33 minutes. If you are looking to get to Copenhagen faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 9 hours and 0 minutes.
Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles. FlixTrain operates 2 daily trips to Copenhagen from Düsseldorf. The train usually departs from Düsseldorf Central Station in Düsseldorf and arrives at Ingerslevsgade in Copenhagen after about 13 hours and 26 minutes.
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The distance between Düsseldorf and Copenhagen is approximately 389 miles, or 626 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 13 hours and 5 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 9 hours,
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Thursday tends to be the busiest day of the week with travelers taking trains from Düsseldorf to Copenhagen. Ticket price also tend to be more expensive on Thursday than other days. If you are hoping to have more room on the train and even save some change check out travel options on Wednesday instead, as less people travel then and deals are more likely to be found.
The earliest train departs Düsseldorf at 03:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 15:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 4 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Copenhagen to Düsseldorf.
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Altstaft, the city's old town, fills its narrow streets with relaxed cafes and chic bars. If you're lucky enough to visit in the winter, Düsseldorf is home to one of Germany's best Christmas markets, hosted at Marktplatz.
To experience Düsseldorf's culture, you can opt to watch a performance in an opera or a theatre. Two of the top theaters are the Düsseldorfer Schauspielhaus and Roncalli’s Apollo Variete. Then, when the opera makes you feel sufficiently posh, you'll be ready to enter the pink, opulent palace of Schloss Benrath.
While nearly every corner in Düsseldorf is filled with shops to catch your eye, the most exclusive and luxury shops congregate on one street: Königsallee. However, if you prefer digging through thrift shops and poking into local boutiques, Lorettostrasse might be more your style.
Düsseldorf is home to one of the largest airports in the area, with flights to many international destinations. To view the German countryside from the ground, take a Deutsche Bahn train or a bus offered by several companies that run routes throughout Europe.
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Copenhagen is the Danish capital, located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand. Copenhagen is reputedly the happiest city in the world, so head to Scandinavia to get a taste of that happiness for yourself.
One of the most popular spots for visitors and locals alike is the Tivoli Gardens: one of the world's oldest and most-visited theme parks. With more than two dozen rides and a pleasure garden, you can easily spend the whole day wandering through this exciting village.
Take a tour through the Nyhavn, or "New Harbor," to discover Copenhagen's history. The brightly-colored houses and old wooden ships moored there are delightfully Danish, and you will even be able to see the places where Denmark's most renowned author, Hans Christian Andersen, once lived. Fans of his work must also visit the Little Mermaid statue by Edvard Erikson, which has now become the unofficial symbol of the city. Is that "Part of Your World" we hear you singing?
Copenhagen is also home to a fantastic shopping culture. Take a walk along Strøget for both high-end and local independent boutiques, as well as some of Copenhagen's most important historical buildings. As one of the largest pedestrian-only shopping streets in Europe, you'll be sure to find all of the fashionable Scandi items you are looking for.
Copenhagen is one of Scandinavia's central travel hubs. The Copenhagen Airport Kastrup welcomes flights from all over the world, while the Öresund Bridge connects the city to Malmö in Sweden across the Kattegat strait. In addition, train service and bus services on carriers such as Nettbuss and FlixBus make it easy to reach Copenhagen from nearby European cities.
Where is the train station in Düsseldorf?
Main departure station: Düsseldorf Central Station
Düsseldorf Central Station (Düsseldorf HBF) is the main transport hub for, you guessed it, Düsseldorf. The station operates both long-distance and intercity services by ICE and Deutsche Bahn, to destinations such as Paris, Zurich, Vienna, and Munich. The station has extensive facilities, including waiting areas, vending machines, restrooms, shops and cafes, and even a grocery store, bakery, and Starbucks. The station is less than a five-minute walk from the city center, which is home to many hotels and shops, and the main coach station is also directly in front of the train station for connections within the city.
All train stations in Düsseldorf:
Düsseldorf Central Station
Where is the train station in Copenhagen?
Main arrival station: Koebenhavn H
Copenhagen Central Station is located in the heart of Denmark's capital (Københavns Hovedbanegård). Denmark's largest railway station serves more than 100,000 passengers daily. The station has intercity and express services across Denmark to cities like Aarhus, Aalborg, and Thisted provided by carriers like Deutsche Bahn. For public transportation, the S-Train and Metro stop around Copenhagen. The Central Station is packed with amenities, with plenty of indoor seating, fresh food, ticket kiosks, cafes, restaurants, and a post office. And if you have some time before your trip, walk down the block to visit Tivoli Gardens- one of the oldest theme parks in the world!
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