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Transport Options from Copenhagen Airport to Malmo

As Copenhagen CPH airport is one of the biggest hubs in Europe, it is very common to land in Copenhagen and make your way over to Malmö in Sweden. A connecting bridge, the Øresund Bridge serves that purpose; it is made up of a 16 km long road and rail link between Sweden and Denmark, leading the way for a seamless and easy transfer between the two cities.

There are 3 different ways to travel from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö; you can either take a taxi, a train or a bus. Taking a Copenhagen airport taxi is the most convenient option as the journey is only 30 minutes long and costs around €125 (930 DKK). The cheapest option is to take the train with a one-way costing €12 (91 DKK) and taking just 24 minutes. Your final transfer option to Malmö is by bus, which costs €13 (96 DKK) for a one-way ticket and takes around 45 minutes. Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Copenhagen at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.

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Comparison of the options

PRICE FOR 2PASSENGERS
OPTION PRICE DURATION AVAILABILITY
Taxi €125 30min 24/7
Welcome Pickups €155 30min 24/7 Book
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Bus €26 45min 07:45–21:58
Train €24 25min 00:22–23:22

How to get from Copenhagen airport to Malmö by taxi

Taking a Copenhagen airport taxi from CPH airport to Malmö is the easiest option as it offers a door-to-door service, in the comfort of your own vehicle. Taxis in Copenhagen calculate their fares using a taximeter, however, the trip should cost around €125 (930 DKK) and take 30 minutes, in normal traffic conditions.

Taxi fare from Copenhagen airport to Malmö

Taxis at Copenhagen airport don't have a set fare for the journey to Malmo. Instead, they charge using a taximeter, so based on the time and distance travelled. Bare in mind, that your final destination in the city of Malmö can change this price estimation, however your fare will be around 125€ (930 DKK). You can pay your taxi fare by cash or card, for most Copenhagen airport taxis.

Convenience

Although taking a taxi may not be the cheapest transport option, it is the only option that runs 24/7 and that offers a door-to-door service; which is very convenient, especially after a long flight.

Editor’s Note

When travelling from Copenhagen airport to Malmö, your driver will cross from one country to another, through border security, so you will need to keep your passport with you to show the officers.

Useful Tips

Most taxis at Copenhagen airport accept card payments, simply ask your driver if he has this option.
If a taxi is not currently occupied, you will see FRI sign lit up in green in the front window.
It is not customary or expected to tip your driver in Copenhagen.

How to get from Copenhagen airport to Malmö by bus

There are two interchangeable bus lines that run from Copenhagen airport to Malmö, the Gettbuss and the Flixbus. The total journey takes 45 minutes, however, the waiting time can go up to 1 hour 30 minutes.

How much is a bus ticket from Copenhagen airport to Malmö?

A one-way ticket from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö only costs €13 (96 DKK), so taking the bus to Malmö could be a good option if you're travelling on a budget. You can buy your tickets online, in advance or from the automatic ticket machines or travel booths at the airport's arrivals hall.

Cost

€13

Trip Duration

45 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 1 hour 30 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

Buses to Malmö are available from 07:45 to 21:58 at Copenhagen airport.

Where do I get it from?

In order to take the bus from Copenhagen airport, you will need to make your way to the bus station from either terminal 2 or 3. If you land in terminal 1, you can take the free airport shuttle bus to one of the other terminals.
From terminal 3, you can walk out of the exit doors and turn left. Walk towards terminal 2 for a few minutes and you will see the buses on your right. From terminal 2, simply make your way to your right, directly outside the arrivals hall exit where you will see the bus station.

Convenience

Although taking the bus is a cheap transportation method from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö, the long waiting time and the 45 minute journey time, makes this transfer option the slowest and quite impractical, especially if you are travelling with a lot of luggage.

Editor’s Note

Depending on the time of day, either your bus operator from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö will be a Gettbuss or a Flixbus. However, both buses cost the same and take the exact same route to Malmö.

Useful Tips

There is ample luggage storage below the bus for those who are travelling with large suitcases.
In high season, it is important to book your tickets in advance to make sure you secure a seat and don't have to wait for the next bus.

How to get from Copenhagen airport to Malmö by train

Taking a train from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö is the cheapest transport option. A one-way ticket only costs €12 (91 DKK) with a total travel time of 24 minutes.

How much is a train ticket from Copenhagen airport to Malmö?

A one-way train ticket from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö costs €12 (91 DKK). You can buy your tickets at the ticket office and automatic machines that are located on the right-hand side of the arrivals hall in terminal 3.

Cost

€12

Trip Duration

24 Min.

There's a waiting time of up to 20 minutes.

Convenience
Safety
Value for Money

The train is available from 00:22 to 23:22 from Copenhagen airport.

Where do I get it from?

You can find the Copenhagen (CPH) airport's train station at terminal 3. You can easily walk to terminal 3 when landing in terminal 2 or, if you land in terminal 1, you can take a free 5-minute airport shuttle. Trains to Malmö leave from Platform 1, you will need to show your passport before being allowed through to the platforms, as this journey takes you out of Denmark and into Sweden.

Convenience

The great price and short waiting time makes this transportation option highly convenient. However, once you arrive at Malmö train station, you will then need to find another transport method to reach your accommodation.

Editor’s Note

Malmö is located in Sweden, so be sure to have your passport ready when walking to the train on Platform 1, as you will need to scan it in order to access the train platform.

Useful Tips

The train to Malmö leaves every 20 minutes, but during peak hours there can be long queues at the passport scanning machines and ticket booths.
There are two luggage racks in each train cabin, where you can store your suitcases.

Welcome Pickups transfer

Welcome Pickups

Book a trained, English-speaking taxi driver to pick you up at the same price as a regular cab from the line

If you feel more relaxed knowing that somebody is waiting for you, you may as well book a Welcome Pickups transfer. As soon as you arrive at the airport you will be greeted by your driver. He will be waiting for you at the terminal of your arrival with a sign that has your name on it. Your driver will help you out with your luggage and together you will make your way to the vehicle. While he is driving you to your accommodation, the driver can give you some tips and recommendations on what to do during your holidays in Copenhagen. Our drivers are hand-picked and speak fluent English. No need to worry about miscommunication issues that you may face with the local taxi drivers regarding your destination. Relax and enjoy your ride.

Best drivers

Hand-picked english-speaking drivers

Flight monitoring

Drivers are always on time

Quality support

24/7 email & phone support

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Prices

DAYTIME
€155
NIGHTTIME
€155
Same price as a regular taxi from the line

PRICES FOR

Sedan Car

4 pax, 4 pieces of luggage

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Frequently asked questions

How much is a train ticket from Copenhagen airport to Malmö?

A one-way ticket on the train from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö costs €12 (91 DKK). You can purchase your ticket from the booth or machines located on the right hand side of the arrivals hall in terminal 3.

How do I get from Copenhagen airport to Malmö?

There are 3 different transfer options from Copenhagen (CPH) airport to Malmö; you can take a taxi, a bus or a train. A taxi takes 30 minutes and costs around €125 (930 DKK) depending on traffic conditions. A one-way ticket on the bus costs €13 (96 DKK) and takes 45 minutes, while the train is the cheapest option, taking 24 minutes and costing €12 (91 DKK) for a one-way ticket.

How much is a taxi from Copenhagen airport to Malmö?

Taxis at Copenhagen airport don't have fixed rate fees, they use a taximeter based on the distance travelled. The total price for the journey to Malmö is around €125 (930 DKK), depending on your final destination in the city.

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