You can get from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
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|Distance||177 miles (285 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$19 - $217|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $19 (€15) • 5 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $217 (€173) • 1 h|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus, flight or train to travel 177 miles (285 km) to Hamburg from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $19 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Copenhagen to Hamburg.
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The journey from Copenhagen can be made via train, bus or airplane. A plane is generally the fastest way to arrive with a journey from Copenhagen airport taking around 2 hours and 30 minutes including check-in and waiting times. Train journeys take longer with a direct route taking a little under 5 hours. Due to recently improved driving routes, buses do not take a great deal longer with fastest routes offering a 5 hour and 30 minutes turn around time.
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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg. Most buses traveling from Copenhagen to Hamburg depart from København Ingerslevsgade bus station and take at least 5:30 h to arrive at Hamburg ZOB. Usually 5 buses travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg everyday with buses beginning to depart Copenhagen at 8:45 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg include Flixbus and Eurolines.
Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg. Flights depart from Copenhagen's Kastrup airport and arrive at Hamburg airport after approximately 50 minutes of travel time. SAS offers 5 direct flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg every day. A number of other airlines offer flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg; however, all of these will require a transfer.
Taking a flight is the most popular way to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg. Taking a flight is approximately 4 hours faster than taking the train and 5 hours faster than taking a bus. The convenient public transportation options from Copenhagen and Hamburg's airports to their respective city centers also help reduce the total travel time when flying between Copenhagen and Hamburg. Traveling from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train or bus is also popular if you're booking last minute or prefer avoiding the airport.
International travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/18/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip to Hamburg from Copenhagen.
The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Partially open.
Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
All travelers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:
The information above was last checked on 9/14/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Hamburg here.
You can travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg is by taking a bus with an average price of $19 (€15).
This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:
Taking a bus is about $198 (€158) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $217 (€173) for this trip.
Taking a bus is about $19 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€30) for this trip.
The fastest way from Copenhagen to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.
There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 20 min on average.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 42 min.
The Copenhagen to Hamburg distance is around 177 miles (285 km).
The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Hamburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Hamburg from Copenhagen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Copenhagen to Hamburg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct services available from Copenhagen to Hamburg with the following travel companies:
Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Hamburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Copenhagen and Hamburg.
When planning your trip from Copenhagen to Hamburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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