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Train Information between Hamburg and Copenhagen

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 15 min
priceAverage train ticket price$49 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen cover the 177 miles (285 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 15 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $49 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $37 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).

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Train between Hamburg and Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $37 (€30) you can travel by train from Hamburg to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Hamburg to Copenhagen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Copenhagen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

    Trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen

    Around 16 trains commute between Hamburg and Copenhagen daily, making it a convenient and effective way of traveling between the two cities. The journey from Hamburg to Copenhagen by train last between five and seven and a half hours depending on the service chosen and the number of connections. The earliest train leaves Hamburg at 4:30 a.m., while the last departure of the day is at approximately 8:45 p.m. Departures are spread throughout the day, meaning passengers are sure to find a train that fits their schedule.

    Hamburg to Copenhagen Train Time: Daily Departures

    About 16 trains leave Hamburg for Copenhagen per day, covering the journey in an average time of five hours 30 minutes. There are both direct connections, as well as those that require a transfer Nykøbing. Some connections may involve four or five changes along the route. The first train from Hamburg to Copenhagen departs as early as 4:30 a.m. with regular departures throughout the day before the last train of the evening shortly before 9:00 p.m.

    How long is the journey by train from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

    The time taken to travel by a train from Hamburg to Copenhagen varies depending on the service and the number of connections along the way. A direct train can commute from Hamburg to Copenhagen in just under five hours, while a slower trip that involves one or two connections along the way may last almost eight hours.

    What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

    Departure train station: All trains that ply the Hamburg-Copenhagen route depart from either Hamburg Hauptbahnhof or Hamburg-Altona. Hamburg Hauptbahnhof lies just under a mile (one km) from the city center, and a line 3 bus will take passengers there in nine minutes. The station has ATMs, left luggage stores, ticket stores, and WiFi.

    Arrival train station: Trains arriving in Copenhagen stop at the Copenhagen Central Station, located in the heart of the city and thus easily accessed by walking. The station boasts a shopping center, lost-and-found office, luggage stores, baby changing facilities, bathrooms, and toilets. Also, there is a bakery and numerous eateries within.

    Which train companies travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

    Deutsche Bahn is the sole provider of passenger train services between Hamburg and Copenhagen. Passengers traveling by a Deutsche Bahn train from Hamburg to Copenhagen have the option to either take a direct connection or an indirect route with a transfer at Nykøbing. The company operates 16 trains per day between the two destinations. On average, the journey lasts about five hours 30 minutes. However, a direct train can complete the trip in just under five hours. Passengers may find that journeys over the weekend or a public holiday may take slightly longer to complete the route.

     Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Copenhagen

    Deutsche Bahn runs all the train services between Hamburg and Copenhagen, making about 16 trips between the two cities per day. The first train departs Hamburg shortly after 4:30 a.m. while the last departure is not long before 9:00 p.m. The operator offers both direct connections as well as trains that entail a transfer in Nykøbing.

    Hamburg to Copenhagen Trains: Services on Board

    Deutsche Bahn has both first and second class carriages with flexible pricing to ensure the customers experience an unforgettable trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen. Passengers in first-class seats enjoy extra comfort due to larger legroom and have individual sockets to charge their phones or laptops. The company only allows bicycles on their long-distance trains, and passengers must buy accompanying tickets. However, scooters, foldable and disassembled bicycles do not attract any charges as they take up little space. This provision is on condition that the items do not obstruct doors, aisles or safety equipment such as fire extinguishers. Deutsche Bahn allows passengers to bring small pets such as guide dogs, cats, and birds on board, provided that they do not bother other travelers. Therefore, it is advisable to carry pets in cages. Deutsche Bahn accommodates those with disabilities or limited mobility. They have integrated boarding aides such as automatic hoists and ramps to facilitate the use of their stations. Deutsche Bahn advises contacting them at least 48 hours before travel to organize any extra assistance required.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

    If passengers are traveling by train from Hamburg to Copenhagen, they can offset some of the cost by booking tickets ahead of time. Deutsche Bahn releases tickets between three and six months in advance. So if you know your travel dates, then this is the best time to make a booking. Another way of securing cheaper tickets is by opting for slower connections with multiple connections along the way. Lastly, always endeavor to travel outside the peak hours since the tickets are cheaper than during the rush hours.

    Train tickets from Hamburg to Copenhagen: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 55 €
    2 weeks earlier 44 €25%
    3 weeks earlier 43 €28.%
    1 month before 50 €10%
    2 months earlier 42 €31%
    3 months earlier 47 €17%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Hamburg - Copenhagen. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Hamburg - Copenhagen 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 28% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Hamburg - Copenhagen with 2 months in advance you save up to about 31% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 17%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen
    Travel by train to Copenhagen 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 Hamburg to Copenhagen.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Copenhagen, Denmark allowed?

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

    Is international entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Entry is allowed only for essential reasons
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • COVID-19 test upon arrival

    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:

    • Physical distance required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Copenhagen from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here

    What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

    The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg is: Partially open

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Denmark?

    Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

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

    What are the requirements?

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

    Last checked on 9/26/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hamburg from Copenhagen here.

    How much are cheap trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen?
    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen to cost as little as $37 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a train between Hamburg and Copenhagen?
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Hamburg to Copenhagen train price to come in at an average of $49 (€39)  one way.
    How many miles is it from Hamburg to Copenhagen by train?
    The Hamburg to Copenhagen train distance is approximately 177 miles (285 km).
    How many hours is the train time to Copenhagen from Hamburg?
    While the time it takes to travel 177 miles (285 km) from Hamburg to Copenhagen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Copenhagen train journey time is on average 5 h 15 min.
    What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Copenhagen?

    Some of the Hamburg train stations to Copenhagen you can start your journey from include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Copenhagen include Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard).

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arriving in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).

    Where do I find the Hamburg train station to Copenhagen? Where is the Copenhagen train station?

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade), located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

    What train companies offer a service from Hamburg to Copenhagen?
    For the best Hamburg to Copenhagen train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Hamburg and Copenhagen to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Is there a direct train from Hamburg to Copenhagen?
    Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day to Copenhagen from Hamburg. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    How many trains per day are there between Hamburg and Copenhagen?
    On average, there are 3 trains a day from Hamburg to Copenhagen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    What time is the earliest train from Hamburg to Copenhagen? What time is the last train from Hamburg to Copenhagen?
    The earliest train departing from Hamburg to Copenhagen leaves at 4: 36 AM. The last train departing from Hamburg to Copenhagen leaves at 6: 43 PM. You can find the latest Hamburg to Copenhagen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Hamburg to Copenhagen to get the best deals?
    You can find trains between Hamburg and Copenhagen to cost on average $49 (€39) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the Hamburg to Copenhagen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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