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Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 25m
Trains per day3
Fare range€25.00 - €80.00
Distance288km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at02:43
Last train departs at18:52
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 41m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationCopenhagen
Destination StationHamburg

Copenhagen to Hamburg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Copenhagen to Hamburg for Tuesday 23rd Oct 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
07:35
12:16
Copenhagen
Hamburg
4h 41m
Direct
08:52
14:02
Copenhagen
Hamburg
5h 10m
1 change
11:35
16:16
Copenhagen
Hamburg
4h 41m
Direct
12:52
18:02
Copenhagen
Hamburg
5h 10m
1 change
15:35
20:16
Copenhagen
Hamburg
4h 41m
Direct

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

You can travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg on Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and IC (Intercity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Copenhagen to Hamburg, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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

You can travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg on Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and IC (Intercity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Copenhagen to Hamburg, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

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

You can travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg on Deutsche Bahn, EC (Eurocity) and IC (Intercity) trains. Please note that these trains may not run direct from Copenhagen to Hamburg, so be sure to check if you need to change trains during your journey when searching for tickets.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Deutsche Bahn

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.

Copenhagen to Hamburg train prices

Train tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg start at €25.35 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Copenhagen to Hamburg start at €40.17 when you book at least 28 days in advance.* Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€40.17
14 days
in advance
€55.40
Avg. single price
On the day
€59.62
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train?

The average journey time between Copenhagen and Hamburg is 5 hours and 25 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 41 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 8 trains per day travelling from Copenhagen to Hamburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

The first train from Copenhagen to Hamburg departs at 02:43. The last train from Copenhagen to Hamburg departs at 18:52. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Copenhagen and Hamburg?

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

How do I get back to Copenhagen?

By train, of course. See trains from Hamburg to Copenhagen.

  • *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 for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/10/2018. 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 18/07/2018 for travel on 19/07/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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