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About the train journey from Copenhagen to Paris

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The train from Copenhagen to Paris usually takes 17 hours 6 minutes on average to travel 638 miles (1027 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 13 hours 16 minutes. You can expect to find 14 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Copenhagen and Paris, you’ll need to make 2 changes on your way to Paris.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Copenhagen to Paris in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from €72.90.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Paris, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Copenhagen to Paris by train

It takes an average of 17h 6m to travel from Copenhagen to Paris by train, over a distance of around 638 miles (1027 km). There are normally 14 trains per day travelling from Copenhagen to Paris and tickets for this journey start from €72.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 16m
PriceFrom €72.90
Distance638 miles (1027 km)
Frequency14 trains per day
First train00:54
Last train22:43
Departure stationCopenhagen
Arrival stationParis
Changes2 changes

Copenhagen to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Paris for Wednesday 25th May 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
15:26 København09:16 Paris Gare de l’EstIC 397 DSB 17h 50m, 3 changes
15:26 København10:01 Paris Gare de l’EstIC 397 DSB 18h 35m, 2 changes
15:26 København09:16 Paris Gare de l’EstIC 397 DSB 17h 50m, 3 changes
16:56 København09:16 Paris Gare de l’Estintercitylyn 63 DSB 16h 20m, 7 changes
16:56 København10:01 Paris Gare de l’Estintercitylyn 63 DSB 17h 5m, 6 changes
16:56 København10:06 Paris Gare du Nordintercitylyn 63 DSB 17h 10m, 5 changes
18:56 København11:35 Paris Gare du Nordintercitylyn 71 DSB 16h 39m, 7 changes
18:56 København12:05 Paris Gare du Nordintercitylyn 71 DSB 17h 9m, 6 changes
18:56 København12:54 Paris Gare de l’Estintercitylyn 71 DSB 17h 58m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Paris

The price of train tickets from Copenhagen to Paris starts at €72.90 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 Copenhagen to Paris 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Paris? 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 Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Paris is 17 hours and 6 minutes, with around 14 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 Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Paris is 13 hours and 16 minutes.

How much does the train from Copenhagen to Paris cost?

Train ticket prices from Copenhagen to Paris can start from as little as €72.90 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Paris?

No, there are no direct train services from Copenhagen to Paris. Travelling from Copenhagen to Paris by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from Copenhagen to Paris leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Paris leaves at 00:54. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Copenhagen to Paris leave?

The last train from Copenhagen to Paris leaves at 22:43. 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 Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Paris cover a distance of around 638 miles (1027 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Copenhagen to Paris.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Copenhagen to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 05/25/2022. 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 08/30/2022 for travel on 08/30/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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