There aren't any direct trains from Denmark to Norway, but it only requires one straightforward connection between trains; and the route is also rather lovely
The trains between København/Copenhagen and Göteborg C are hourly, but the service on from Göteborg to Oslo is less frequent, so the following departures (times are the usual times from København H station) are those which offer the onward connections:
The usual first train of the day from Hamburg to København is typically scheduled to arrive in København H station at shortly after 13:30, so a Hamburg to Oslo journey in a single day isn't possible.
3 x connections per day
Though track work on the route south of Goteborg is compromising connections on many dates in 2023.
On certain dates the end-to-end journey by train is only available when departing at 09:27
Book early and save: No
Online bookings open: around 3 months ahead
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Final destination: Göteborg C
Departing from Kobenhavn/Copenhagen :
These Oresundtag trains call at Østerport and Nørreport stations before they depart from København H station.
If you will be heading to Göteborg from central Kobenhavn/Copenhagen, or stations on the Kobenhaven Metro - including Kongens Nytorv (the closest station to Nyhavn) - the quickest and easiest option is to board these trains at Norreport.
At peak times these Oressundtag trains can be very busy, so finding seats available in 2nd class is not guaranteed if you board at København H station.
Alternative route for rail pass users:
If you have a Eurail or InterRail pass valid in both Denmark and Sweden, an option is to take the train from Kobenhavn/Copenhagen to Helsingor and then take the ferry from Helsingor to Helsingborg; connecting in Helsingborg for an Oresundtag train on to Goteborg.
The optimum connections are possible if you take the trains to Helsingoer from København H station which depart at 31mins past the hour.
Eurail and InterRail passes are valid on the ferry.
The train will travel between Denmark and Sweden on the Oresund Line.
After departure from CPH Lufthavn the train will enter a tunnel and then emerge on to a man-made island from which it will ascend on to The Oresund Bridge.
The train will spend around 3 - 4 mins travelling across the bridge.
However, don't expect spectacular views from the bridge; though travelling across it will be a thrill for engineering fans.
Then from the left of the train, north of Helsingborg are occasional coastal views of the Swedish coast
Final Destination: Oslo S
This journey is delightful, but if you can, travel this way before the end of the year
The journey currently has a spectacular climax with the sea views from the left of the train (when facing the direction of travel) between Ski and Oslo.
But when the Follo line opens in mid-December, the trains will be diverted into what will be Norway's longest rail tunnel, for this part of the journey.
The best of the views overall are from the left of the train; there are also views over the Gota alv River as the train leaves Goteborg and lake side views near the border from this side of the train.
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