Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg

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Cheapest

$38

Average

$64

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Copenhagen to Hamburg will cost around $ 64 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 38.

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06:56PMKøbenhavn H5h20 12:16AMHamburg Altona
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$381One-way
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03:01AMKøbenhavn H7h14 10:15AMHamburg Hbf
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$381One-way
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04:56PMKøbenhavn H5h20 10:16PMHamburg Hbf
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$401One-way
03:26PMKøbenhavn H4h36 08:02PMHamburg Hbf
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$601One-way
12:56PMKøbenhavn H5h06 06:02PMHamburg Hbf
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$801One-way

Train schedule from Copenhagen to Hamburg

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03:01AMKøbenhavn H7h14 10:15AMHamburg Hbf
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07:26AMKøbenhavn H4h38 12:04PMHamburg Hbf
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08:56AMKøbenhavn H5h11 02:07PMHamburg Hbf
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11:26AMKøbenhavn H4h36 04:02PMHamburg Hbf
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12:56PMKøbenhavn H5h06 06:02PMHamburg Hbf
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03:26PMKøbenhavn H4h36 08:02PMHamburg Hbf
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04:56PMKøbenhavn H5h20 10:16PMHamburg Hbf
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06:56PMKøbenhavn H5h20 12:16AMHamburg Altona
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Sat
Jan 29
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$636regional jet
Sun
Jan 30
$34Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$366regional jet
Mon
Jan 31
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
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Tue
Feb 1
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 2
$34Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$636regional jet
Thu
Feb 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$187Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fri
Feb 4
$34Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
Feb 5
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$429regional jet
Sun
Feb 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$255regional jet
Mon
Feb 7
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$366regional jet
Tue
Feb 8
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$192regional jet
Wed
Feb 9
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$192regional jet
Thu
Feb 10
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$226Norwegian Air Shuttle
Fri
Feb 11
$34Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$192regional jet
Sat
Feb 12
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$366regional jet
Sun
Feb 13
$34Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$192regional jet
Mon
Feb 14
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$366regional jet
Tue
Feb 15
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$366regional jet
Wed
Feb 16
$34Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$124Eurowings
Thu
Feb 17
$34Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$124Eurowings Europe

Fastest train times from Copenhagen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jan 29

Fastest Journey

4 h 36 m

Average

5 h 15 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

285 km

Of the 8 trains that leave Copenhagen for Hamburg every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 285 km distance in an average of 5 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 4 h 36 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 14 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
03:26PMKøbenhavn H4h36 08:02PMHamburg Hbf
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$601One-way
Fastest
11:26AMKøbenhavn H4h36 04:02PMHamburg Hbf
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$801One-way
2nd Fastest
07:26AMKøbenhavn H4h38 12:04PMHamburg Hbf
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$801One-way
12:56PMKøbenhavn H5h06 06:02PMHamburg Hbf
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$801One-way
08:56AMKøbenhavn H5h11 02:07PMHamburg Hbf
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$931One-way

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Overview: Train from Copenhagen to Hamburg

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€29)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey taking on average 5 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $34 (€29), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Copenhagen to Hamburg trains

For as little as $34 (€29) you can travel by train between Copenhagen and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

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: 5 h 39 min
  • Average Price: $34
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 3 a day

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Copenhagen to Hamburg:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg

Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. Deutsche Bahn provides direct and indirect services between Copenhagen and Hamburg. There are 3 direct services in the morning and a mid-afternoon departure, with journey times of around 4 hours and 45 minutes. Indirect services involve a change at Fredericia and, on some connections, at Flensburg and Neumünster. These journeys take from 5 hours to 5 hours and 45 minutes. All Copenhagen to Hamburg trains depart from København H train station and arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.

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Copenhagen to Hamburg Train Cost

Average prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€79

1 Day in Advance

€74

1 Week in Advance

€68

2 Weeks in Advance

€68

1 Month in Advance

€47

3 Months in Advance

€44

Copenhagen to Hamburg Trains: General Information


Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Copenhagen to Hamburg train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Copenhagen to Hamburg trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Some Copenhagen to Hamburg trains are direct, while others require a transfer in Fredericia, Flensburg, and Neumünster. All trains depart from København H train station and arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Copenhagen to Hamburg train journey takes as little as 4 hours and 43 minutes to arrive in Hamburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Copenhagen to Hamburg train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Copenhagen to Hamburg trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 6% cheaper on average to book a Copenhagen to Hamburg train ticket a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the train station.
  • Copenhagen to Hamburg trains are 15% cheaper on average when booked 1 week ahead of time as opposed to booking on the day you intend to travel.
  • Copenhagen to Hamburg train costs are 41% cheaper on average when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Copenhagen

Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg depart from the Central station, located on the western edge of Copenhagen's city center, opposite the Tivoli Gardens. Public transport options include the S-Train local rail network, with connections around the greater city. Numerous city bus routes stop on Bernstorffsgade close to the station exit, including the 97N night bus. The nearest Metro stations for 24-hour underground services are Forum or Norreport, both around 20 minutes on foot from Central Station. There are taxi stands near the station exit.

Getting into Hamburg by Train

Famous for its associations with The Beatles, Hamburg is an atmospheric port city with a rich maritime history. Landmarks include the clubs and bars of the vibrant Reeperbahn red light district and the striking modern Elbphilharmonie culture complex. Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg arrive at the central station, situated on the eastern side of the city center. There are connections on 6 lines of the S-Bahn local rail network, including S1 services to the airport. The underground U-Bahn stations Nord and Sud provide routes across the city on 4 lines. Local bus services stop by the station on Kirchenallee, Steintorwall and Spitalenstrasse. Taxis are available from stands by the station entrance.

Travel Tips: Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

Travel between Copenhagen, Denmark and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Denmark?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Copenhagen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Copenhagen to Hamburg as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Denmark from Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Copenhagen, Denmark from Hamburg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Copenhagen from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Denmark from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

The government of Denmark has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Copenhagen from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Copenhagen to Hamburg trains for as little as $34 (€29)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train to Hamburg from Copenhagen on average?

The train price to Hamburg from Copenhagen is on average $34 (€29)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.

What is the distance between Copenhagen and Hamburg by train?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km)  from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train.

How many hours is the train time to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

On average the Copenhagen to Hamburg train travel time is 5 h 20 min  for the 177 miles (285 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Copenhagen and arrival train station in Hamburg?

There are a few train stations in Copenhagen to start your trip from including København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), København, Emdrup Station and København, Østerbrogade (Svanemøllen St. ). In Hamburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus)   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Copenhagen located? Where is the arrival train station in Hamburg located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), which is located around 2.5 miles (4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center.

What train providers go from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

If you're looking for trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Hamburg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Copenhagen to Hamburg trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services per day are there to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

On average, there are 3 trains a day from Copenhagen to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Copenhagen to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

You can take the first train from Copenhagen to Hamburg at 6: 26 AM. The last train from Copenhagen to Hamburg that you can take departs at 6: 56 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Copenhagen to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.

How early should I buy Copenhagen to Hamburg train tickets to get the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Copenhagen to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $34 (€29) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Copenhagen and Hamburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Copenhagen
Hamburg
København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) is the most popular Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen for your trip to Hamburg.