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Travel from Copenhagen to Malmö Central by train in 37 minutes

If you want to know more about the journey from Copenhagen to Malmö Central by train, look no further!

The average journey time from Copenhagen to Malmö Central by train is 40 minutes, although on the fastest services it can take just 37 minutes. Around 80 trains per day travel the 18 miles (28 km) between these two destinations. Direct trains are usually available every day on the route to Malmö Central.

Book train tickets from Copenhagen to Malmö Central in advance instead of buying them on the day and you'll snap up the cheapest fares. You can check prices from Copenhagen to Malmö Central in our Journey Planner.

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

Copenhagen to Malmö Central by train

First train

00:14

Last train

23:44

Departure station

Copenhagen

Arrival station

Malmö Central

Journey time

From 37m

Distance

18 miles (28 km)

Frequency

80 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, Nettbuss

Copenhagen to Malmö Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Malmö Central for Dienstag 23. April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
11:14 11:55 41m, direct
11:30 12:10 40m, direct
11:44 12:25 41m, direct
11:59 12:40 41m, direct
12:14 12:55 41m, direct
12:30 13:10 40m, direct
12:44 13:25 41m, direct
12:59 13:40 41m, direct
13:14 13:55 41m, direct
13:19 14:02 43m, direct

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Malmö Central

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 Copenhagen to Malmö Central 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Malmö Central? 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 Copenhagen to Malmö Central take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Malmö Central is 40 minutes, with around 80 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 Copenhagen and Malmö Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central is 37 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Copenhagen to Malmö Central without having to change trains. There are 80 direct trains from Copenhagen to Malmö Central each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central leaves at 00:14. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central leave?

The last train from Copenhagen to Malmö Central leaves at 23:44. 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 Copenhagen and Malmö Central by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Malmö Central cover a distance of around 18 miles (28 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Malmö Central to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Copenhagen to Malmö Central.

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