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Travel Information from Hamburg to Copenhagen

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$25 - $167
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $25 (€21) • 5 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $167 (€139) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesSas Airways, 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 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $25 (€21). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Sas Airways, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

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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

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

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

Can travelers from Germany enter Denmark?

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

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Copenhagen from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry into Denmark:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Copenhagen, Denmark?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Denmark has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Hamburg, Germany from Copenhagen, Denmark?

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

Is my journey back to Hamburg from Copenhagen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 1/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Hamburg from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

The cheapest way to go to Copenhagen from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€21).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Copenhagen:

Taking a bus is about $142 (€118) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $167 (€139) for this route.

A bus is generally $10 (€8) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $35 (€29) from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

What is the fastest way from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Copenhagen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 5 h 30 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 39 min.

How many miles from Hamburg to Copenhagen would I travel?

The Hamburg to Copenhagen distance is around 177 miles (285 km).

How many services a day are there between Hamburg and Copenhagen?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Copenhagen is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Hamburg and Copenhagen, where do I depart from Hamburg and where do I arrive in Copenhagen?

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

  • Flights mostly leave from Hamburg Airport and tend to arrive in Københavns Lufthavn.
  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus).

Who can get me from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Sas Airways for flights to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Sas Airways Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets on Omio for $167 (€139).
  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets on Omio for $25 (€21).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Copenhagen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Copenhagen for $35 (€29).

Is there a direct service between Hamburg and Copenhagen?

Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Copenhagen with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 3 direct trains per day and travel with Deutsche Bahn.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Copenhagen as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Copenhagen from Hamburg.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Copenhagen?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Stockholm, Berlin or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Copenhagen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Copenhagen and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Copenhagen from Hamburg online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Hamburg to Copenhagen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $167 (€139) one way for this trip.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $25 (€21) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $35 (€29) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Copenhagen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.