Hamburg to Copenhagen train

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Copenhagen

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

52

Average

89

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Copenhagen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
06:43PMHamburg Hbf6h17 01:00AMKøbenhavn H
2 transfers
521One-way
2nd Cheapest
04:36AMHamburg Hbf5h27 10:03AMKøbenhavn H
3 transfers
671One-way
06:40AMHamburg Hbf5h23 12:03PMKøbenhavn H
2 transfers
781One-way
04:54PMHamburg Hbf4h39 09:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
901One-way
08:56AMHamburg Hbf4h37 01:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
1061One-way

Train schedule from Hamburg to Copenhagen

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04:36AMHamburg Hbf5h27 10:03AMKøbenhavn H
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06:40AMHamburg Hbf5h23 12:03PMKøbenhavn H
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08:56AMHamburg Hbf4h37 01:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
10:53AMHamburg Hbf5h10 04:03PMKøbenhavn H
1 transfer
12:53PMHamburg Hbf4h40 05:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
02:52PMHamburg Hbf5h11 08:03PMKøbenhavn H
1 transfer
04:54PMHamburg Hbf4h39 09:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
06:43PMHamburg Hbf6h17 01:00AMKøbenhavn H
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Copenhagen

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

4 h 37 m

Average

5 h 10 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

285 km

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

Fastest
08:56AMHamburg Hbf4h37 01:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
1061One-way
2nd Fastest
04:54PMHamburg Hbf4h39 09:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
901One-way
12:53PMHamburg Hbf4h40 05:33PMKøbenhavn H
0 transfers
1061One-way
10:53AMHamburg Hbf5h10 04:03PMKøbenhavn H
1 transfer
1061One-way
02:52PMHamburg Hbf5h11 08:03PMKøbenhavn H
1 transfer
1061One-way

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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Copenhagen

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Copenhagen trains

You can travel by train from Hamburg to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

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 Hamburg to Copenhagen train.

    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%


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    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 Tips: 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

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

    Can I enter Denmark from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    All travelers in Denmark must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

    • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    The information above was last checked on 11/17/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Hamburg and Copenhagen as this information can change.

    Return travel from Denmark to Germany is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

    Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Hamburg from Copenhagen.

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

    When taking the train from Hamburg to Copenhagen, you can choose to depart from train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Your journey can end in train stations such as København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), København, Emdrup Station and Copenhagen, Islands Brygge St. (Oerestads Boulevard).

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

    Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), located 3.6 miles (5.8 km) away from the city center.

    When taking a train from Hamburg to Copenhagen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Copenhagen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Copenhagen from Hamburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, you can look for direct trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
    The earliest train for this trip departs from Hamburg at 7: 43 PM. The last train leaves from Hamburg at 7: 43 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Hamburg to Copenhagen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.

    Important Stations and Airports in Hamburg and Copenhagen

    Hamburg
    Copenhagen
    Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Copenhagen.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +49 4039184400
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
    Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
    Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
    Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
    Amenities at station
    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ShoppingShopping
    ParkingParking
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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