There are 4 ways to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM

$59 - $254

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Bus  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...

$18 - $35

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Train  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$50 - $75

Drive  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg 291.5 miles

$65 - $100

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 41 min.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Hamburg is 285 km. The road distance is 466.4 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 30 min to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Copenhagen to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Copenhagen station.

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Copenhagen to Hamburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from København H station.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg is to fly which takes 2 h 30 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 4 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Copenhagen to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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  • Distance: 178.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 30 min

What companies run services between Copenhagen, Denmark and Hamburg, Germany?

Scandinavian Airlines flies from Copenhagen to Hamburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from Copenhagen to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $50 - $75 and the journey takes 4 h 41 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Copenhagen to Hamburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Copenhagen to Hamburg is 466 km. It takes approximately 4 h 41 min to drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs .

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