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Journey timeFrom 4h 36m
Price€24.35 - €105.90
Distance288km (179 miles)
Frequency3 trains per day
Departure stationCopenhagen
Arrival stationHamburg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf for martes 21º ene. 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
02:49 10:15 7h 26m, 2 changes
07:26 12:02 4h 36m, direct
08:56 14:02 5h 06m, 1 change
11:26 16:02 4h 36m, direct
12:56 18:02 5h 06m, 1 change
15:26 20:02 4h 36m, direct
16:56 22:16 5h 20m, 3 changes
18:56 00:25 5h 29m, 3 changes
19:56 09:15 13h 19m, 2 changes
21:05 09:15 12h 10m, 3 changes

Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and IC (Intercity) trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf

You can travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) 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.

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 billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

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 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 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 Hamburg Hbf

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf start at €24.35 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €87.74.
lowest price found
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price66.68
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price68.65
on the day
avg. single price87.74

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 Hamburg Hbf 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf? 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 Hamburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Hamburg Hbf is 6 hours and 46 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 Hamburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf is 4 hours and 36 minutes.

How much does the train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf can start from as little as €24.35 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 Hamburg Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 3 direct trains from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf leave?

The first train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 02:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf leave?

The last train from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 21:05. 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 Hamburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf cover a distance of around 288km during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hamburg Hbf to Copenhagen. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Copenhagen to Hamburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 21/01/2020. 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 01/04/2019 for travel on 01/04/2019 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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