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Travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central by train

Looking to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 5 hours 51 minutes to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 15 minutes though. You'll usually find 17 trains per day running along the 324 miles (522 km) route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won’t need to make any changes on your way to Stockholm Central. You'll probably be hopping onto a ÖBB train to get to Stockholm Central, as they are the main operators of services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead and book your train tickets in advance if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Just start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices for trains from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Stockholm Central by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

Copenhagen to Stockholm Central by train

First train

02:44

Last train

22:14

Departure station

Copenhagen

Arrival station

Stockholm Central

Journey time

From 5h 15m

Distance

324 miles (522 km)

Frequency

17 trains per day

Changes

Direct trains available

Train and bus operators

Flixbus, SJ, ÖBB

Copenhagen to Stockholm Central train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central for Tuesday 12th March 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
05:59 11:38 5h 39m, 1 change
06:14 12:20 6h 6m, 1 change
07:19 12:34 5h 15m, direct
07:59 13:34 5h 35m, 1 change
08:59 14:34 5h 35m, 1 change
09:59 15:36 5h 37m, 1 change
11:19 16:37 5h 18m, direct
13:19 18:37 5h 18m, direct
14:19 19:34 5h 15m, direct
15:19 20:38 5h 19m, direct

ÖBB trains from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central

You can travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central on ÖBB trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Stockholm 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 Stockholm 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 Stockholm 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 Stockholm Central take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Stockholm Central is 5 hours and 51 minutes, with around 17 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 Stockholm Central by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central is 5 hours and 15 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central without having to change trains. There are 5 direct trains from Copenhagen to Stockholm 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 Stockholm Central leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central leaves at 02:44. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central leaves at 22:14. 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 Stockholm Central by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Stockholm Central cover a distance of around 324 miles (522 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

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

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