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Taking the train from Geneva to Copenhagen in 15 hours 21 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Geneva to Copenhagen? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 19 hours 10 minutes to travel the 710 miles (1143 km) from Geneva to Copenhagen by train, although you can get there in as little as 15 hours 21 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 12 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 3 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line.

Train tickets from Geneva to Copenhagen start from €56.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Copenhagen? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Geneva to Copenhagen by train

It takes an average of 19h 10m to travel from Geneva to Copenhagen by train, over a distance of around 710 miles (1143 km). There are normally 12 trains per day travelling from Geneva to Copenhagen and tickets for this journey start from €56.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 15h 21m
PriceFrom €56.90
Distance710 miles (1143 km)
Frequency12 trains per day
First train06:12
Last train23:20
Departure stationGeneva
Arrival stationCopenhagen
Changes3 changes

Geneva to Copenhagen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Geneva to Copenhagen for Tuesday 1st February 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:15 00:58 17h 43m, 5 changes
08:15 03:54 19h 39m, 5 changes
09:15 03:54 18h 39m, 6 changes
13:15 09:03 19h 48m, 5 changes
14:15 09:03 18h 48m, 6 changes
17:15 12:33 19h 18m, 3 changes
19:15 15:03 19h 48m, 5 changes
19:42 16:33 20h 51m, 3 changes
20:20 16:33 20h 13m, 4 changes
21:20 16:33 19h 13m, 5 changes

Cheap train tickets from Geneva to Copenhagen

The price of train tickets from Geneva to Copenhagen starts at €56.90 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 Geneva 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.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Geneva and Copenhagen is 19 hours and 10 minutes, with around 12 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 Geneva and Copenhagen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Geneva to Copenhagen is 15 hours and 21 minutes.

How much does the train from Geneva to Copenhagen cost?

Train ticket prices from Geneva to Copenhagen can start from as little as €56.90 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 Geneva to Copenhagen?

No, there are no direct train services from Geneva to Copenhagen. Travelling from Geneva to Copenhagen by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Geneva to Copenhagen leaves at 06:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Geneva to Copenhagen leaves at 23:20. 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 Geneva and Copenhagen by train?

Trains travelling from Geneva to Copenhagen cover a distance of around 710 miles (1143 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Copenhagen to Geneva.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Geneva to Copenhagen for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/01/2022. 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 05/12/2022 for travel on 05/12/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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