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There are 8 daily trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg. Traveling by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg usually takes around 6 hours and 14 minutes, but the fastest DB Intercity train can make the trip in 4 hours and 55 minutes.
|Distance||179 mi (289 km)|
|Fastest train||4h 55m|
|Trains per day||3|
|Most frequent service||Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company|
What is the price of a train ticket from Copenhagen to Hamburg?
In the last month, $62.95 was the average price of a train ticket from Copenhagen to Hamburg. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 15 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $80.57 more than that for a same-day booking.
Average prices by travel date
Over the next 30 days, the average cost of a one-way train trip from Copenhagen to Hamburg will vary between C$48 and C$121. Planning a train trip to Hamburg within the upcoming week? The cheapest train ticket you can find from Copenhagen over the next 7 days is C$73. Make sure to book your trip as soon as possible as train fares tend to go up as you get closer to your travel date.
Monthly average prices
Ticket prices for the train from Copenhagen to Hamburg often fluctuate based on the time of year. For the best prices on this route, book in August when the average ticket price is only $71,
If you're thinking of traveling from Copenhagen to Hamburg during December, keep in mind that train ticket prices may be higher than usual, with an average price of $94 during this time of year. The best way to score a cheap deal, even in December, is to book your trip well in advance.
Prices as travel date approaches
If you want to score the best deal, you should plan to book your train trip online on Wanderu at least 15 days ahead of time. If you do that, your train ticket to Hamburg from Copenhagen will be about C$80.57 cheaper compared to what you would pay if you book at the last minute.
Which train should you take from Copenhagen to Hamburg?
There are 4 train lines with service from Copenhagen to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 4 trains each day.
|Train||Daily Trips||Avg. Time||Avg. Price|
|DB Intercity||2||5h 17m||$115.48|
|Deutsche Bahn||3||7h 8m||$78.38|
|Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company||4||6h 30m||$98.96|
|Non-federally owned railway company||2||6h 25m||$148.19|
Deutsche Bahn IC is the German railway's long-distance train service provider with service across Germany and neighboring countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, and Poland. Onboard amenities include restrooms, power outlets, and a restaurant car where passengers can purchase drinks, snacks, and meals.
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg start from $43, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Copenhagen leaves from Lyshøjgårdsvej and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Hamburg Train Station and 2 other train stations.
From Copenhagen to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 30 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 55 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 7 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Hamburg.
Non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg start from $132, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 Non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Non-federally owned railway company in Copenhagen leaves from Koebenhavn H and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Hamburg Train Station .
From Copenhagen to Hamburg train travel on Non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 55 minutes.
If you're considering a weeked trip, Non-federally owned railway company offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Hamburg.
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The distance between Copenhagen and Hamburg is approximately 179 miles, or 289 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 14 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 55 minutes.
Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.
Trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.
The earliest train departs Copenhagen at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 6:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.
There are 8 scheduled trains on most days. 3 of these are direct connections to Hamburg. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.
You can also take a train for your return trip from Hamburg to Copenhagen.
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Copenhagen is the Danish capital, located on the eastern coast of the island of Zealand. Copenhagen is reputedly the happiest city in the world, so head to Scandinavia to get a taste of that happiness for yourself.
One of the most popular spots for visitors and locals alike is the Tivoli Gardens: one of the world's oldest and most-visited theme parks. With more than two dozen rides and a pleasure garden, you can easily spend the whole day wandering through this exciting village.
Take a tour through the Nyhavn, or "New Harbor," to discover Copenhagen's history. The brightly-colored houses and old wooden ships moored there are delightfully Danish, and you will even be able to see the places where Denmark's most renowned author, Hans Christian Andersen, once lived. Fans of his work must also visit the Little Mermaid statue by Edvard Erikson, which has now become the unofficial symbol of the city. Is that "Part of Your World" we hear you singing?
Copenhagen is also home to a fantastic shopping culture. Take a walk along Strøget for both high-end and local independent boutiques, as well as some of Copenhagen's most important historical buildings. As one of the largest pedestrian-only shopping streets in Europe, you'll be sure to find all of the fashionable Scandi items you are looking for.
Copenhagen is one of Scandinavia's central travel hubs. The Copenhagen Airport Kastrup welcomes flights from all over the world, while the Öresund Bridge connects the city to Malmö in Sweden across the Kattegat strait. In addition, train service and bus services on carriers such as Nettbuss and FlixBus make it easy to reach Copenhagen from nearby European cities.
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Hamburg might be often overshadowed by Berlin or Munich, but it certainly is one of Germany’s best hidden gems. A vibrant harbor city with plenty of activities, Hamburg will keep you interested through days and nights. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Elbphilharmonie, a stunning concert hall that could rival the famous Sydney Opera House. The concert hall also features a public viewing platform that offers a panoramic view of the city and the harbor, a great bonus for visitors who enjoy taking pictures. If you travel with kids, it is a great idea to take them to the Miniatur Wunderland, which many consider to be the largest model railway in the world. If you simply want to take a walk around and enjoy the vibe of the city, Planten und Blomen, nicknamed “the green lungs of the city”, will provide the reprieve you need.
Hamburg’s proximity to the sea allows it to offer the freshest and finest seafood dishes around. Fischereihafen Restaurant is a local favorite that has garnered plenty of attention. For the best beers around, Braugasthaus Altes Mädchen is a popular spot that is worth your attention.
The main bus station in the city is called ZOB Hamburg and it’s located at Adenauerallee 78 in the city center, serving FlixBus and Sindbad, among other carriers. Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city. For international air services, Hamburg Airport, the oldest in Germany, is the main airport.
Where is the train station in Copenhagen?
Main departure station: Koebenhavn H
Copenhagen Central Station is located in the heart of Denmark's capital (Københavns Hovedbanegård). Denmark's largest railway station serves more than 100,000 passengers daily. The station has intercity and express services across Denmark to cities like Aarhus, Aalborg, and Thisted provided by carriers like Deutsche Bahn. For public transportation, the S-Train and Metro stop around Copenhagen. The Central Station is packed with amenities, with plenty of indoor seating, fresh food, ticket kiosks, cafes, restaurants, and a post office. And if you have some time before your trip, walk down the block to visit Tivoli Gardens- one of the oldest theme parks in the world!
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Where is the train station in Hamburg?
Main arrival station: Hamburg Train Station
Although it could be mistaken for a church with its clock tower and arched, windowed facade, the Hamburg Train Station (or Hauptbahnhof) is a bustling hub for intercity trains throughout Germany and into other countries in Europe. Originally opened in 1906, the current station welcomes about 480,000 passengers every day. These passengers travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain intercity trains, as well as S-Bahn (suburban railway) and U-Bahn (underground railway) trains that run throughout Hamburg. Inside the vast station, you'll find shops, cafes, and the Wandelhalle shopping center in the northern section of the complex.
Train stations in Hamburg:
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