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Journey Information

There are 7 intercity buses per day from Stockholm to Copenhagen. Traveling by bus from Stockholm to Copenhagen usually takes around 12 hours and 5 minutes, but the fastest FlixBus bus can make the trip in 9 hours and 35 minutes.

Distance324 mi (522 km)
Shortest duration9h 35m
Cheapest price$29.05
Trips per day2
Most frequent serviceFlixBus
Bus lines2

How much is a bus ticket from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

$53.90 is the average price of a bus ticket from Stockholm to Copenhagen. Any tickets cheaper than $53.90 can be considered a great deal. It’s easy to find a bus ticket at this price or lower when you use Wanderu to book your trip online in advance of your travel date.

Monthly average prices

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The lowest bus ticket prices on this route can usually be found in May. That’s when the average price of a bus ticket is expected to be just $54 – the lowest of the year.

Alternatively, if you plan to travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen in December, expect to spend more on your bus trip, as the average ticket price may surge to $66 at that time of year. However, if you book your trip ahead of time, you can still score a ticket at a lower price.

What bus companies travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

There are two bus lines that have daily service from Stockholm to Copenhagen that you can compare and book on Wanderu. Of these two carriers, FlixBus usually offers more choice, with 5 scheduled trips per day.

BusDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixBus511h 57m$57.31
VY Bus4You312h 33m$69.57
  • FlixBus

    FlixBus

    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 5 trips from Stockholm to Copenhagen, and usually makes the trip in about 11 hours and 57 minutes. On your trip, you'll enjoy Wi-Fi and live GPS, as well as restrooms, air conditioning, and power outlets.

  • VY Bus4You

    VY Bus4You

    Book VY Bus4You from Stockholm to Copenhagen from $57. There are 3 trips per day offered by VY Bus4You from Stockholm to Copenhagen and you can expect on average to pay for a VY Bus4You ticket to Copenhagen. In Stockholm, VY Bus4You departs to Copenhagen from Stockholm Central . In Copenhagen, VY Bus4You arrives at Ingerslevsgade .

    An average trip on VY Bus4You from Stockholm to Copenhagen takes 12 hours and 33 minutes , while the fastest available VY Bus4You trip will get you to Copenhagen in 9 hours and 35 minutes .

    On weekends, VY Bus4You offers 2 trips per day. A one way ticket costs for a weekend trip to Copenhagen.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best option to travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Copenhagen is to take a bus. Ticket prices average about $39, whereas train tickets cost around $100 each, and flights cost upwards of $250.

If you want the fastest option, however, your best choice would be to fly. Direct flights take about an hour, and train trips average between 6 and 7 hours. The fastest bus takes a minimum of 9 hours to get from Stockholm to Copenhagen, depending on traffic, weather conditions and so on.

Is there a ferry from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

Unfortunately, there is no ferry that goes from Stockholm to Copenhagen.

There is one ferry line that does connect Sweden and Denmark, but not between those cities. To take the ferry, you would need to depart from Gothenburg, Sweden, and arrive into Frederikshavn, Denmark, on a ferry operated by the Stena Line. They have around 50 trips per week, and the trip takes about 3 hours and 15 minutes.

Is it safe to travel by bus from Stockholm to Copenhagen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our bus partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, bus carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the bus or in stations.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

Does the bus take you directly from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

There are buses that can take you directly from Stockholm to Copenhagen. At this time, there are a number of bus trips where you can expect to spend part of the journey on a different vehicle, such as a shuttle or a train. Both types of tickets can be found when you search on Wanderu; the type of trip is indicated in the trip details.

How long is the bus ride from Stockholm to Copenhagen?

The bus takes an average of 12 hours and 5 minutes to cover the 324 miles from Stockholm to Copenhagen. However, the fastest bus only takes 9 hours and 35 minutes. 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.

What is the busiest day of the week to travel by bus?

Because many passengers travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen at the beginning of the work week, Monday is usually the busiest day for buses. If you are planning to travel on a Monday, you should make sure to book tickets well in advance as they may sell out.

On the other hand, Wednesday is typically the least busy day for bus travel on this route. If you're looking for some extra space on the bus, traveling mid-week is your best bet.

When do the earliest and latest buses leave Stockholm?

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

How many bus trips to Copenhagen are there per day?

There are 7 scheduled buses that travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen every day, so you have a decent number of options to choose from. This includes 2 direct buses, where you can stay on the same bus without having to transfer to a connecting bus at any point during your trip.

City Information

Stockholm

Sitting atop an archipelago that leads to the Baltic Sea, Stockholm is one of the most beautiful cities in the Scandinavian countries. Boasting several rivers, waterways, and islands, the city offers many scenic locations for curious tourists. One of the city’s star attractions is the famous Old Town quarter, which was founded in 1252. The area features cobblestone streets as well as winding alleyways and colorful quaint houses with characteristic Scandinavian architecture. If you are interested in some history lessons, check out the Vasa Museum, which is completely housed in a sunken warship. For nature-lovers, don’t hesitate to visit Djurgården, which is an island located close to the city center and reachable by ferries. The island is a big green oasis that boasts a wide range of activities such as hiking, strolling, and picnicking.

Some of the most notable restaurants in Stockholm include Stockholm Gastabud and Agrikultur, both of which offer authentic Swedish dishes. For fusion dishes, don’t hesitate to check out Frantzen.

Stockholm Central Station is the principal hub for both bus and train travel in and out of the city, offering access to other Swedish, Norwegian, and Danish destinations. The main airport is the Stockholm Arlanda Airport, 23 miles north of Stockholm.

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 Stockholm?

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Main departure station: Stockholm Central

Stockholm Central is a large transit complex and the center of railway transportation services in Stockholm. The palatial station first opened in 1871, and while its historic facade has been maintained, the station's interior has modernized significantly. If you take the metro from Central, don't miss the vivid murals in the subway tunnels. Besides the local metro, the station serves long-distance trains and commuter trains, plus intercity bus service from the adjacent Cityterminalen stop. The sprawling complex includes a wide shopping hall under arched ceilings, restaurants, luggage lockers, restrooms, and plenty of seating. Be sure to arrive with plenty of extra time to find your platform in the massive station while gawking at some of the architecture along the way.

All bus stations in Stockholm:

  • Stockholm Central

  • Terminalslingan 1

  • Liljeholmsvägen 34

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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