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from Hamburg to Copenhagen

You can get from Hamburg to Copenhagen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Copenhagen on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:36AMHamburg Hbf5h32 10:08AMKøbenhavn H
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$371One-way
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04:36AMHamburg Hbf5h32 10:08AMKøbenhavn H
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$371One-way
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06:40AMHamburg Altona5h28 12:08PMKøbenhavn H
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$561One-way
06:38AMHamburg Hbf5h30 12:08PMKøbenhavn H
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$561One-way
04:54PMHamburg Hbf5h10 10:04PMKøbenhavn H
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$621One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$127Deutsche Bahn
$43Flixbus
$337Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 20
$37Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$248Brussels Airlines
Tue
Sep 21
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$248Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$248Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 23
$37Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$208Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 24
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$168Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$209Brussels Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$286Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$208Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$178Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 29
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$186Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 30
$36Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 1
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$209Brussels Airlines
Sat
Oct 2
$36Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$255Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$37Deutsche Bahn
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$212regional jet
Mon
Oct 4
$36Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$208Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 5
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$158Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 6
$36Deutsche Bahn
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$158Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$36Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$166Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$37Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$138Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$36Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$138Lufthansa

Travel Information between Hamburg and Copenhagen

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $337
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€25) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $337 (€269) • 3 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesregional jet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 177 miles (285 km) by flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 3 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $31 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are regional jet, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

Travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen: Journey Details

The trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen can be undertaken by train, bus or airplane. Flights, which reach Copenhagen in around 1 hour, are the fastest transportation option. However, trains and buses offer a chance to see the Saxon countryside, while car pooling firms like Bla Bla Car offer even greater choice.

Return trips from Copenhagen to Hamburg are also available.

How to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen, 95,03% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Hamburg to Copenhagen

There are regular direct international buses from Hamburg to Copenhagen, which operate every day of the week. Travelers making the journey to Denmark's capital can choose from Flixbus, Postbus, Eurolines and Infobus services - all of which take about 6 hours to reach their destination. The earliest bus leaves Hamburg at 8:00 a.m., and there is a midnight service which travels overnight, arriving at 7:15 a.m.

Trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen

Deutsche Bahn operates quick, regular trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen with departure times every hour. The first train of the day departs from Hamburg's Altona station at 4:34 a.m., but most other trains leave from the Hauptbahnhof. The last service leaves at 8:43 p.m. All train service take around 5 hours (with some variation, so check journey times before booking).

Flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen

Although the two cities aren't that far apart, flights from Hamburg to Copenhagen are also an option to consider. SAS offers 5 departures from Hamburg International every day, with the first take-off at 6:35 a.m.and the final departure time at 7:15 p.m. The flight takes only an hour, so is easily the quickest route to Copenhagen.

Travel Tips

Travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen
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FAQs
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Copenhagen, Denmark from Hamburg, Germany?

Travel from Hamburg, Germany to Copenhagen, Denmark is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Copenhagen from Hamburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Copenhagen, Denmark from Hamburg?

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

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

  • Social distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 9/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Copenhagen from Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hamburg, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Denmark is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21. 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 Hamburg from Copenhagen here.

What are the ways to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

You can travel between Hamburg and Copenhagen 3 different ways: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

A bus is generally $306 (€244) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $337 (€269) from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Copenhagen, which costs on average $37 (€30) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Copenhagen is by flight with an average journey time of 3 h 30 min.

There are alternative travel options to Copenhagen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Copenhagen by bus can take on average 5 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 5 h 9 min   on average.

How many miles from Hamburg to Copenhagen would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km) between Hamburg and Copenhagen.

How many services a day are there to Copenhagen from Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Copenhagen is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Copenhagen:

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Hamburg to Copenhagen depart from Hamburg Airport to Københavns Lufthavn.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade).
Which travel operators can get me to Copenhagen from Hamburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Hamburg to Copenhagen:

  • You can travel by plane from Hamburg to Copenhagen with regional jet, and you can find regional jet Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets for $337 (€269) on Omio.
  • You can go to Copenhagen from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $31 (€25) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Copenhagen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train to Copenhagen from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets for $37 (€30) on Omio.
What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen?
Omio customers who travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen often also extend their vacation to go to Stockholm, Berlin or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Copenhagen and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I purchase Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $337 (€269) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $31 (€25) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $37 (€30) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Hamburg to Copenhagen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Copenhagen
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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Hamburg Hbf
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