Copenhagen to Hamburg train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Copenhagen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Apr 16

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

4 h 37 m

Average

4 h 46 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

285 km

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to start from $45 with an average ticket price of $61.

The fastest train from Copenhagen to takes 4h 37m in comparison to an average duration of 4h 46m and covers a distance of 285 km.

5 trains that leave Copenhagen for every day with 4 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
01:26PM4h38
Copenhagen Central Station
06:04PMHamburg Hbf
$451One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:26PM4h38
Copenhagen Central Station
08:04PMHamburg Hbf
$511One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
04:56PM5h21
Copenhagen Central Station
10:17PMHamburg Hbf
$561One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:26AM4h37
Copenhagen Central Station
04:03PMHamburg Hbf
$731One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:26AM4h40
Copenhagen Central Station
02:06PMHamburg Hbf
$771One-way
0 transfers

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We left Copenhagen on time. Unfortunately, a train ahead of us broke down, so ours was massively overcrowded. Accordingly, there were hardly any seats. So we were forced to sit on the floor for over 3 hours until we changed trains in Flensburg. It was an odyssey.

Overview: Train from Copenhagen to Hamburg

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$89 (€79)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 4 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $37 (€33), but the average price of train tickets is $89 (€79). Travelers depart most frequently from Copenhagen Central Station and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Hamburg trains

You can travel by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $40 (€35). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Copenhagen to Hamburg train.

Train information from Copenhagen to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 4 h 38 min
  • Cheapest Price: $40
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Copenhagen to Hamburg

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to DB Lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to DB lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to DB Lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to DB lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Copenhagen to Hamburg.
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Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg can start from as little as $37 (€33) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Copenhagen to Hamburg is $89 (€79); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Hamburg from Copenhagen is on average 4 h 38 min   for the 177 mile (285 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Copenhagen and Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Copenhagen to Hamburg leaves at 8: 26 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Copenhagen to Hamburg leaves at 5: 56 PM.
Yes, there are 4 direct trains a day from Copenhagen to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Copenhagen to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Copenhagen and Hamburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Copenhagen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Copenhagen Central Station, Copenhagen, Østerbrogade (Svanemøllen St. ) and Copenhagen, Emdrup Station. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your route in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/Spitalerstraße.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Copenhagen Central Station, which is located around 0.4 miles (588 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.9 miles (3 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train is January.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Hamburg from Copenhagen including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Copenhagen and Hamburg

Copenhagen Central Station is the most popular railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in for your trip to.
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Copenhagen, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus)Accessibility
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Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade)
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