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About the train journey from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel

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The train from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel usually takes 9 hours 49 minutes on average to travel 256 miles (413 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 7 hours 41 minutes. You can expect to find 9 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Copenhagen and Wolfenbüttel, you’ll need to make 3 changes on your way to Wolfenbüttel. You can choose to travel with ICE, DB or ÖBB to get to Wolfenbüttel. 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 Wolfenbüttel in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Wolfenbüttel, 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 Wolfenbüttel by train

First train

01:04

Last train

18:56

Departure station

Copenhagen

Arrival station

Wolfenbüttel

Journey time

From 7h 41m

Distance

256 miles (413 km)

Frequency

9 trains per day

Changes

3 changes

Train and bus operators

WestfalenBahn, DSB, Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB

Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel for Tuesday 23rd April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
00:04 10:07 10h 3m, 5 changes
03:01 12:32 9h 31m, 5 changes
06:26 14:07 7h 41m, 3 changes
08:26 16:07 7h 41m, 3 changes
10:26 18:07 7h 41m, 3 changes
12:26 20:07 7h 41m, 3 changes
14:26 04:25 13h 59m, 3 changes
15:56 04:32 12h 36m, 5 changes
17:56 05:32 11h 36m, 6 changes

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

You can travel from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel 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.

Intercity (IC), ICE and DSB classes from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity (IC), ICE and DSB when travelling from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel.

Onboard services on Intercity (IC), ICE and DSB

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You will find an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

If you upgrade to First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

Although the menu changes every three months, you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Currently, free WiFi is available on certain IC trains. Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on all their IC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On IC trains, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t need a ticket. Kids up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board, you will find family and children areas which are bookable.

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You need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle on a IC train. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Bike storage spaces are usually located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

With IC, you can travel with your pet. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an extra ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Deutsche Bahn offer the Mobility Service, where staff will help you board, disembark or change trains. Staff will also answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

When travelling with ICE, you can enjoy an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you choose the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

Upgrade to First Class and you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB change their menu every three months, but you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

If you’re travelling on a ICE train, you can connect to the free WiFi and catch up on some work or your favourite TV show.

You can also connect to the ICE portal, where you’ll find a wide range of entertainment, such as films, television, audiobooks, games, newspapers and magazines.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On DB’s ICE trains, kids under 5 years old travel for free and don’t need a ticket. Children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

You can also book family areas and children compartments on all ICE trains.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

With ICE, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle onboard. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Generally, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

You can travel with your pet on all ICE trains. You do not need an extra ticket If you have a small dog and they can travel in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

DB’s Mobility Service can assist you with boarding, disembarking or changing trains. Also, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

On DSB trains, you can bring luggage onboard so long as you can carry it yourself. There are storage spaces above and under your seat, as well as in dedicated luggage racks.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Food and drink is not generally available to buy on DSB trains, so pick up some snacks at the station before you leave! The exception is if you have a First Class ticket, as you may be offered complimentary tea and coffee onboard.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

DSB trains are equipped with WiFi so you can surf the web during your journey. Some trains may also have plug sockets.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

You can take a pushchair with you on DSB Intercity trains free of charge, but you must get a free Pram ticket to reserve a place. On regional trains and S-trains, you don't need a reservation for your pushchair.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can travel with a bicycle on DSB trains if you buy a bicycle reservation (currently it costs 20 DKK). You can buy a bike ticket at a ticket machine, at a 7-Eleven at Danish train stations, or on the DSB app. On S-trains, you don't need a reservation; it's free to take your bike onboard. Folding bikes and scooters are allowed on trains free of charge.

PetPetPets

Small dogs and animals can travel on DSB trains for free if they're kept in a carrier not exceeding 100 x 60 x 30cm during the journey. The carrier can be stowed in dedicated luggage storage areas, such as above your seat, or on your lap. Larger dogs need a child's ticket to travel, and must be kept on the floor and on a lead during your journey. You can buy a ticket for your dog online or at a 7-Eleven at Danish train stations. Guide dogs and assistance dogs are always allowed on board for free.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

You can pre-book assistance on the DSB website or by calling DSB Customer Service. You need to book at least 12 hours before your train departs. Some trains have step-free access, while others can have ramps attached for wheelchair users. If you need a wheelchair space, you'll need to book a free space at least 12 hours before your train departs by calling DSB Customer Service. If you have a disability or are accompanying a disabled person, you can get a reduced price train ticket.

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On many DSB trains, it's possible to reserve a seat for a small fee. If you're travelling in a busy period, you may want to make a reservation to guarantee yourself a seat.

Cheap train tickets from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel

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 Wolfenbüttel 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel? 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 Wolfenbüttel take?

The average journey time by train between Copenhagen and Wolfenbüttel is 9 hours and 49 minutes, with around 9 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 Wolfenbüttel by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel is 7 hours and 41 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel?

No, there are no direct train services from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel. Travelling from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel by train will require a minimum of 3 changes.

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

The first train from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel leaves at 01:04. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel 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 Wolfenbüttel by train?

Trains travelling from Copenhagen to Wolfenbüttel cover a distance of around 256 miles (413 km) during the journey.

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