London to Denmark by bus
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London to Denmark by coach, basic info
Eurolines brings you up to 7 times a week from London into one of the most beautiful regions of Denmark. In only 24 hours from London to Copenhagen - including the Channel Tunnel crossing and a ferry transfer across the Fehmarn Belt. Eurolines will get you there! And just from £76, - with the Flexible fare.
Whether city break in Copenhagen, vacation in Jutland or family trip to Legoland with Eurolines modern coaches you can travel quickly and easily to your destination.
Eurolines, the biggest European coach carrier, operates overnight connections from London to Copenhagen (they also stop in Rodby and Nykobing). Not all roads lead in Denmark to Copenhagen! Also the the Jutland region is not neglected by the coach! There are usually few pairs of coaches every week from London to Aarhus, with stops in Kolding, Vejle and Alborg (discontinued from Winter 2016)
The coaches to Scandlinavia leave London in the afternoon, cross Belgium and Germany during the night, and takes you to Denmark in the afternoon. The interchange of passengers takes place in Amsterdam and for London to Aarhus route additionally in Hamburg. Standard duration of travel from London to Copenhagen is about 24 hours (this includes times of the crossings). The cheapest way to travel to Denmark is definitely the coach. If you are on a tight budget, then taking the coach can offer some amazing cost savings.
Whilst offering excellent fares some of these coach companies featured offering a very high quality service - you can expect reclining seats, extra hold luggage, free wifi, sometimes they offer you free tea or coffee and you also have power sockets at each seat.
One way standard ticket from London to Copenhagen costs aprox. £80. There are discounts on round trips and special offers when you book the ticket very early before departure. See the Eurolines website for exact quotes and booking of tickets.
A visit to the northern city of Copenhagen is always worthwhile.
Aarhus also has year-round season: "The Old Town" - is the oldest museum in the world. It shows the everyday life of the last few centuries: Join the people of the past, looking around in the old living rooms and kitchens and walk in the great exhibitions on an exciting journey into the world of yesterday and the day before. Have fun! Useful guides: Lonely Planet Publications
Useful links to coach timetables & fares
How to buy tickets & some helpful information
- How to buy coach tickets from the UK to Denmark online?
- A special coach ticket for those living outside London
- How is the journey from London to Denmark by Eurolines?
- Are you looking for a budget hotel or hostel in Europe?
- Get a travel insurance for the journey to Denmark
- Currency Exchange online
- Car rental in Denmark
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The Eurolines coach network is an inexpensive way to travel through Europe. Eurolines coaches have different categories, from Standard class to Business class and they go everywhere. You can reserve seats in advance on the internet.
Eurolines is a coalition of independant bus and coach companies that operate under one brand name. They serve the majority of European countries, reaching hundreds of destinations across Europe from Ireland to Russia and from Norway to Portugal. Some also serve Turkey and Morocco. Eurolines coaches are comfortable and upscale.
You can reserve a seat online, If your journey begins from the UK, you just go on the Eurolines UK web page. The Eurolines offices are usually located inside the long distance bus stations, but it can also be a travel agent in the city.
Eurolines & National Express in one booking
National Express has teamed up with Eurolines to bring Europe that little bit closer to you. And you can get there in one easy booking. Just enter the name of the place from which you start the journey, in the box defining the place of departure. London will automatically be treated as a transfer point. Book your international travel through the National Express website.
Trains & airlines from the UK to Denmark
If our information is insufficient for you to convince you to travel by coach, or simply you don’t like this transportation arrangement then we encourage you to take advantage of rail or flight services. If you want to travel from the London to Denmark or vice versa by train we suggest you to visit the Voyages-sncf website, while good flights between Britain and Denmark are recommend on the Budget Air’s website
Rail services in Europe are fast, frequent and convenient. Tickets can be bought in advance easily via a train reservation service available at Voyages-sncf.com
Regular European air link services can be checked and booked at www.budgetair.co.uk. Flights connections are available to various destinations in Europe and worldwide.
To Denmark by coach, see current international timetable & fares
|Departing||Coach times valid until 31/03/2017||Returning|
|142/145||▼||Eurolines service number||▲||145/143||145/143|
|n M,W||▼||Days of operations
|▼||▼||Eurolines coach stops||▲||▲||▲|
|19:00||Dep.||LONDON, Victoria Coach Station||Arr.||8:00||9:00|
|20:50||Dep.||DOVER, Check-in, Eastern Docks||Arr.||5:35||7:35|
|FERRY||▼||CHANNEL CROSSING BY||▲||FERRY||FERRY|
|6:00 ©||Arr.||AMSTERDAM, Interchange only
|7:00||Dep.||AMSTERDAM, Interchange only||Arr.||© 20:30||© 20:30
|18:00||Arr.||RODBY, DK, Haven Ferry Terminal
|20:30||Arr.||COPENHAGEN, DK, Ingerslevsgade||Dep.||8:00||8:00|
M = Monday, T= Tuesday, W = Wednesday, Th = Thursday, Fr = Friday, Sa = Saturday, Su = Sunday, n... = Daily except
© = A change of coach is required in Amsterdam
Amendable, refundable. Available on the day of travel.
|London and Folkestone to:
|Single||Return||Single||Return||Single||Return||UK to Denmark
|ALL DESTINATIONS IN DENMARK
||£80||£125||£80||£125||£42||£70||Denmark to UK
Amendable and Refundable. Available up to two days before departure.
|London and Folkestone to:||Adult||Youth/Senior||Child||BOOK NOW|
|Single||Return||Single||Return||Single||Return||UK to Denmark|
|ALL DESTINATIONS IN DENMARK||£78||£125||£78||£125||£40||£66||Denmark to UK|
During peak times all passengers travelling to Denmark must pay a supplement on top of the normal ticket prices of £5 (single) or £8 (return).
Age categories: Children: 0-12 years, Youth: 13-25 years, Seniors: 60+ years.
To purchase tickets online you can do it using the journey planner provided. You can also do it on the Eurolines UK or National Express websites. Simply fill out all fields in the journey planner and follow the instructions to buy a ticket. Early booking is highly recommended, because the Eurolines route between London and Denmark is very popular and the coaches are fully booked on some days. Passengers with open date return tickets, must confirm/reserve their return journey with a local Eurolines office at least 4 days before the date they wish to travel. Simply phone the Eurolines office in Copenhagen: 33 88 7000
There are several simple ways:
- For most of the connections offered by Eurolines UK you can make a purchase through our journey planner, located on the front page. Just fill in all fields and follow the instructions.
- To purchase tickets online, you can also do it directly on the Eurolines UK or National Express website. On the websites you'll find all the names of larger and smaller towns, cities and airports. The Eurolines journey planner presented below doesn't show all available stations and stops.
Types of ways in which the ticket is obtained:
- e-ticket: a ticket you must print yourself at home,
- by collection: in one of the National Express office,
- by post: allow 7 working days.
Note: In some cases e-tickets may be not available for the journey, this happens when the connections are made with companies other than National Express. You can still buy a ticket online, but it will be delivered by post or it will be ready to collect in the offices of National Express.
National Express together with Eurolines offer nationwide connections to London for a simple add-on price of £15 single or return. Just enter the name of the place from which you start the journey, in the box defining the place of departure. London will automatically be treated as a transfer point. Unfortunately, this option is only available for certain Eurolines connections, so if you won’t be able to purchase a ticket with this option, you'll have to buy two separate tickets. One ticket for access into London by National Express, the second ticket for the international Eurolines route from London. It's easy. Buy a ticket online now.
Each week Eurolines provides for their passengers up to 7 coach services between the UK and Denmark. All Eurolines’ coaches have on-board toilet and washroom facilities, reclining seats and air-conditioning as standard. Sometimes the coach that picks you up from your departure point has only the final destination displayed on the front windscreen. This is because the majority of Eurolines routes include multiple stops and it would be impractical to display every stop on the front windscreen. Also, you may have booked a journey which requires a change of coach. In both examples, please ask the driver to confirm that his/her coach is going to the destination stated on your ticket. Eurolines put the safety and comfort of passengers first, so the vehicles are equipped with a large number of safeguards. The operators are using modern vehicles with large panoramic windows and increased legroom. Eurolines coach services to Denmark depart from Victoria Coach Station in London which is located close to Victoria Underground and bus stations. Eurolines coaches arrive at the main bus terminals in Denmark. Buy a ticket online now
The carrier provides service to any person who has purchased a ticket. Number of tickets for the designated route is limited to the number of seats. Having a valid ticket guarantees you use of the service (seat on the coach), however it does not reserve any particular place.
Single and return tickets (with the indicated date and time) are for a specific journey, you cannot miss the departure, because you will lose the ticket.
Best to buy tickets well in advance. Eurolines has many discounts for those who decide to purchase tickets in advance. Constant, although a slight discount is provided for youth, elderly and disabled people. Up to 50% discount is provided for children. Unless you get a good promotional fare (mostly the FunFare ticket), return fares are much cheaper than two single fares each way.
- Before leaving home for your Eurolines service, check you have packed all documents and items needed for your journey, especially your ticket, passport (sometimes it is enough to travel with ID card) and if your journey requires a special visa to enter or transit.
- Arrive at the Victoria Coach Station in London at least one hour before the departure time, as check-in proceedings are quite lengthy. Customers need to check-in at the Eurolines check-in office located adjacent to Gate 19. Check-in commences one hour before departure and closes 15 minutes before to enable all customers to board and to ensure a prompt departure.
- Your luggage should be marked tags bearing name, address and telephone. Please weigh your luggage at home.
- Never accept other persons luggage for transport! Should you notice any luggage left unattended, never touch it! Report the fact to the station’s service staff immediately. Never leave your luggage unattended!
- When approaching the check-in desk, have your passport and ticket ready. This will streamline the procedure.
- Border control & customs: When going through security check, place all metal items such as keys, watches, belts with large buckles, mobile phones, walkmans, small change etc in the boxes, and place them on the conveyor belt of the X-ray machine together with your hand luggage & suitcases. It is advisable to place your overcoats in the boxes. This will streamline and facilitate security control.
- If needed, remember to take your doctor’s certificates.
Check-In at London Victoria Coach Station
You need to check-in at the Eurolines check-in office located adjacent to Gate 19. Check in commences one hour before departure and closes 15 minutes before to enable all customers to board and to ensure a prompt departure. You should have your passports and other travel documents ready for inspection at check-in. A boarding card for each customer and luggage labels will be issued and customers will be advised from which gate their coach will leave. Check in time at other UK departure points is 30 minutes before departure. If the office for check-in is already closed, check-in takes place directly on the coach. Buy a ticket online now
Check-In in Denmark
In Copenhagen many international long distance coaches, including this one from London, stop in Ingerslevsgade (it’s a street name) next to DGI Byen. There is no terminal building, only few signs with timetables. The bus stop in Ingerslevsgade is located very close (200m) to the main train station (Kobenhavn H) and close to Tivoli, from which it is separated only with a bridge over tracks.
From the train station you can take a variety of S-trains and buses to all parts of Copenhagen and the whole Sjaelland island. There are all the usual services in the train station building, like baggage storage, sale of tickets, or internet cafe. You must check-in no later than 30 minutes before the departure time stated on your ticket. Check-in closes 15 minutes before departure. If there’s no office for check-in, then check-in takes place directly on the coach. Services returning to London arrive in Victoria Coach Station’s Arrivals terminal, customers making onward coach connections will need to cross the street to the Departures terminal
This route involves a sea crossing which, depending on which service you are on, will either by Eurotunnel or by ferry (check timetables for specific information). On arrival at the ferry port or Eurotunnel terminal customers will be required to disembark from the coach and pass through both UK and destination country Border Control offices and show their Passports. Normally customers are not required to be accompanied by their luggage, however occasionally Border Control officials do require customers to take their own luggage with them.
|Channel ferry crossing ▶▶▶||Watch video||Channel tunnel crossing ▶▶▶||Watch video|
Refreshment stops are taken periodically throughout the journey providing the opportunity for refreshment and shipping services used by Eurolines provide a range of shops, restaurants and other facilities.
Carriage of luggage
All Eurolines customers must label their luggage which will be loaded into the hold of the coach and will normally remain there until arrival at the destination or interchange point. The Coach driver will load and unload customers’ luggage but customers are responsible for seeing their own luggage onto and off the coach on which they are travelling. Each customer has a free luggage allowance of two medium sized suitcases, weighing no more than 20 kilograms each and 1 piece of hand luggage, which must be located on the shelf above your head or under the passenger seat. Buy a ticket online now
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The best way to protect against unexpected accidents is to buy travel insurance. In my opinion, so that the journey is stress-free, you should never travel without travel insurance. You can insure only for travel, it’s possible directly on the Eurolines website, during ticket purchase. You can also insure individually with another insurer. This will be the insurance that will apply during the journey and while in a foreign country. The insurance should cover: loss of cash and goods, cancellation of travel and the main treatment abroad. If you travel several times a year and want to save money, you may want to buy an annual insurance policy. Click here to buy insurance.
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