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About the train journey from Copenhagen to Göttingen

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The train from Copenhagen to Göttingen usually takes 8 hours 41 minutes on average to travel 492 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 6 hours 49 minutes. You can expect to find 10 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren't any direct services running between Copenhagen and Göttingen, you'll need to make 1 change on your way to Göttingen. You can choose to travel with ICE, DB or ÖBB to get to Göttingen. As the main rail operators on this route, their trains offer modern comfortable seating and plenty of space for luggage as standard.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Copenhagen to Göttingen in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $46.37.

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Göttingen, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you're ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Copenhagen to Göttingen by train

It takes an average of 8h 41m to travel from Copenhagen to Göttingen by train, over a distance of around 306 miles (492 km). There are normally 10 trains per day traveling from Copenhagen to Göttingen and tickets for this journey start from $46.37 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 6h 49m
PriceFrom $46.37
Distance306 miles (492 km)
Frequency10 trains per day
First train01:01
Last train18:56
Departure stationCopenhagen
Arrival stationGöttingen
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsDSB, Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, ÖBB, SJ

Copenhagen to Göttingen train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Göttingen for Tuesday Dec 13th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
00:01 09:15 9h 14m, 3 changes
01:41 11:38 9h 57m, 3 changes
06:26 13:15 6h 49m, 1 change
07:56 15:15 7h 19m, 2 changes
10:26 17:15 6h 49m, 1 change
11:56 19:15 7h 19m, 2 changes
14:26 21:57 7h 31m, 1 change
15:56 00:08 8h 12m, 3 changes
17:56 05:35 11h 39m, 6 changes
17:56 06:00 12h 4m, 4 changes

DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and IC (Intercity) trains from Copenhagen to Göttingen

You can travel from Copenhagen to Göttingen on DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Danish State Railways (DSB) is the largest Danish railway company. The Danish high-speed train is Eurocity, which operates two lines connecting Copenhagen to Hamburg and Hamburg to Flensburg. It offers two classes or levels of comfort – First Class and Second Class. DSB's long-distance trains are Intercity and IntercityLyn, in order of importance. The regional lines are operated by the R-tog trains, and the S-tog service gives its name to the trams that run through the old city of Copenhagen.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Göttingen

The price of train tickets from Copenhagen to Göttingen starts at $46.37 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Copenhagen to Göttingen by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Copenhagen to Göttingen

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Göttingen? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Copenhagen to Göttingen take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Göttingen is 8 hours and 41 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Copenhagen and Göttingen by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Göttingen is 6 hours and 49 minutes.

How much does the train from Copenhagen to Göttingen cost?

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Göttingen can start from as little as $46.37 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Göttingen?

No, there are no direct train services from Copenhagen to Göttingen. Travelling from Copenhagen to Göttingen by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Copenhagen to Göttingen leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Göttingen leaves at 01:01. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Copenhagen to Göttingen leave?

The last train from Copenhagen to Göttingen leaves at 18:56. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Copenhagen and Göttingen by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Göttingen cover a distance of around 306 miles (492 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Copenhagen to Göttingen for a typical week day using timetable data for 12/13/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 11/19/2022 for travel on 11/19/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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