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The train from Elmshorn to Hamburg usually takes 26 minutes on average to travel 29 km, although the quickest services can take as little as 21 minutes. You can expect to find 112 trains per day running on this popular route. Good news! There are direct trains available to Hamburg, so you can just make yourself comfortable as soon as you board the train and just enjoy the journey.
To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Elmshorn to Hamburg in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save, as advance tickets start from $11.61.
Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Hamburg, 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.
It takes an average of 26m to travel from Elmshorn to Hamburg by train, over a distance of around 18 miles (29 km). There are normally 112 trains per day traveling from Elmshorn to Hamburg and tickets for this journey start from $11.61 when you book in advance.
18 miles (29 km)
112 trains per day
Direct trains available
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 Elmshorn to Hamburg by booking early.§
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.
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!
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.
The average journey time by train between Elmshorn and Hamburg is 26 minutes, with around 112 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Elmshorn to Hamburg is 21 minutes.
Train tickets from Elmshorn to Hamburg can start from as little as $11.61 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Elmshorn to Hamburg without having to change trains. There are 108 direct trains from Elmshorn to Hamburg each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Elmshorn to Hamburg leaves at 00:33. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Elmshorn to Hamburg leaves at 23:58. 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.
Trains travelling from Elmshorn to Hamburg cover a distance of around 18 miles (29 km) during the journey.