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Travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train in 8 hours 36 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train is 10 hours 31 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 8 hours 36 minutes. You'll usually find 8 trains per day traveling the 672 km between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change along the way as there are no direct services to Copenhagen.

Book train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen in advance instead of buying them on the day and they can start from $62.57. We'll always highlight the cheapest prices when you search in our Journey Planner.

Ready to book? Start your search for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times, as well as tips on how to find cheap train tickets.

Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train

It takes an average of 10h 31m to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train, over a distance of around 417 miles (672 km). There are normally 8 trains per day traveling from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen and tickets for this journey start from $62.57 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 8h 36m
PriceFrom $62.57
Distance417 miles (672 km)
Frequency8 trains per day
First train02:14
Last train21:17
Departure stationFrankfurt (Main)
Arrival stationCopenhagen
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsFlixbus

Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
01:14 12:34 11h 20m, 1 change
05:58 15:03 9h 5m, 2 changes
07:58 16:34 8h 36m, 1 change
09:58 19:03 9h 5m, 2 changes
10:33 20:34 10h 1m, 2 changes
13:58 00:23 10h 25m, 3 changes
14:33 03:28 12h 55m, 4 changes
20:17 09:03 12h 46m, 4 changes

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen

The price of train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen starts at $62.57 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen

Want to know more about your journey from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen take?

The average journey time by train between Frankfurt (Main) and Copenhagen is 10 hours and 31 minutes, with around 8 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Copenhagen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen is 8 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen cost?

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen can start from as little as $62.57 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen?

No, there are no direct train services from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen. Travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen leave?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen leaves at 02:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen leave?

The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen leaves at 21:17. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Frankfurt (Main) and Copenhagen by train?

Trains travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen cover a distance of around 417 miles (672 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Copenhagen to Frankfurt (Main).
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Copenhagen for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 02/09/2023 for travel on 02/09/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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