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Amsterdam - Copenhagen Bus Schedule

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Journey Information

There are 8 intercity buses per day from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. Traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Copenhagen usually takes around 14 hours and 59 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 12 hours,

Distance386 mi (621 km)
Shortest duration12h 0m
Cheapest price$42.78
Trips per day1
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines1

How much is a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Copenhagen?

Bus tickets for a trip from Amsterdam to Copenhagen cost $57.99 on average. Tickets cheaper than $57.99 are an excellent bargain. If you book your trip ahead of time using Wanderu, you can easily find bus tickets at or below this price.

Monthly average prices

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Taking the bus from Amsterdam to Copenhagen is usually cheapest in September, when the average ticket price is only $70. If you're planning to take the bus from Amsterdam to Copenhagen during July, keep in mind that bus ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $141. However, booking your trip in advance can help you score a ticket at a better price.

What bus companies travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen?

There is one intercity bus company available to search and book on Wanderu that operates from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. FlixBus connects the two cities by bus, it offers multiple scheduled buses per day for you to choose from.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus814h 59m$88.43
  • First launched in Germany in 2013, FlixBus has become one of the largest intercity bus companies in Europe. Its fleet travels through nearly every country in Europe, including the U.K. FlixBus operates an average of 8 trips from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, and usually makes the trip in about 14 hours and 59 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

Frequently Asked Questions

The bus takes an average of 14 hours and 59 minutes to cover the 386 miles from Amsterdam to Copenhagen. However, the fastest bus only takes 12 hours. It’s definitely on the longer side, so plan to get comfortable for a long road trip. Keep in mind that your actual bus may arrive earlier or later than scheduled, depending on whether there is more or less traffic than usual.

Friday is the busiest travel day for buses as people head from Amsterdam to Copenhagen for the weekend. If you are planning to travel on a Friday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Tuesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you’re looking for a little extra space, a Tuesday ticket is the way to go.

The first bus leaves at 12:00am and the last bus leaves at 11:00pm. To see the times for all buses from Amsterdam to Copenhagen, enter your specific travel dates in the search bar.

There are 8 scheduled buses that travel from Amsterdam to Copenhagen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. However, only one of these is a direct bus. With direct service, you do not have to transfer onto a different bus at any point during your trip. Direct buses also tend to be significantly faster, which is worth bearing in mind as you compare the available options.

City Information

Amsterdam

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The Dutch capital of Amsterdam is one of Europe's most eclectic cities with so much to explore. As a hub of culture, history, and architecture, as well as sex, drugs, and all things rock and roll, no amount of time in this vibrant city will ever be enough. Of course, this makes it one of the best cities to visit after graduation.

To learn about one of the most significant parts of modern history, visit the Anne Frank House, a humbling testament to this remarkable girl's unwavering optimism and resilience during the horrors of World War II. The Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum are also well worth a visit to discover artworks by Dutch masters.

For a look into contemporary life in Amsterdam, visit De Negen Straatjes (The Nine Streets), a micro-neighborhood brimming with independent shops, artisan food eateries, and cozy cafes where you can experience an authentic Dutch Coffeeshop. Taking an iconic canal tour is another must, allowing you to experience the city while relaxing on the water. Since Amsterdam is known for its cycling culture, bring your bike or rent one during your stay to get around the city as the locals do.

Travel to Amsterdam is easy, with its connections to the rest of Europe via a vast network of motorways, utilized by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus services. Amsterdam’s many connections are why it’s the starting point for our budget tour of the Netherlands. Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport is also a major international travel hub, and the Central Station is one of the largest rail terminals in Europe.

Copenhagen

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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.

Station Information

Where does the bus leave from in Amsterdam?

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Main departure station: PiarcoPlein 1

The Piarco Plein bus station in Amsterdam is in the northeast of the city, just off A10 and next to local transit lines. It's most frequently used by FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus, which then continue on routes to cities like Antwerp. You can also find more connections, by train or bus, at Amsterdam Centraal with a quick trip on a local trolley. While Piarco Plein doesn't offer many amenities, there is a Starbucks, Holiday Inn, and various restaurants within easy walking distance. There's also a good amount of parking at the station if you have your own vehicle.

All bus stations in Amsterdam:

  • PiarcoPlein 1

  • Amsterdam Central

  • Hoogoorddreef 54

Where does the bus arrive in Copenhagen?

Main arrival station: Ingerslevsgade

Ingerslevsgade in Copenhagen is home to a large bus terminal that connects to various popular routes. Buses go across Denmark and to neighboring countries, Norway and Sweden. You can also easily catch a connection if you want to go further afield in Europe. GoByBus, Swebus Express, and Greyhound all have buses that stop at Ingerslevsgade. The bus station is located right behind Copenhagen Central Station, so while the terminal does not have amenities, the central train station is full of shops, cafes, and ticket information services. Since the station is in the heart of downtown Copenhagen, you can also find all kinds of shops, restaurants, and attractions nearby.

All bus stations in Copenhagen:

  • Ingerslevsgade

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