There are 6 ways to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly  •  2h 26m

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

50€ - 275€

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Bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N844 / ...

23€ - 29€

4 alternative options

Train  •  4h 36m

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

40€ - 60€

Train via Ny Ellebjerg  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf Ic

51€ - 73€

Night train  •  6h 19m

  1. Take the night train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic

45€ - 65€

Drive  •  4h 28m

  1. Drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg 466.3 km

60€ - 90€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg is to bus which costs 170 kr - 210 kr and takes 6h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg is to fly which costs 370 kr - 2100 kr and takes 2h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Copenhagen and arriving at Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 25m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from København H and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 36m.

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The distance between Copenhagen and Hamburg is 285 km. The road distance is 466.3 km.

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The best way to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 36m and costs 320 kr - 450 kr.

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It takes approximately 2h 26m 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 2h 26m and costs 370 kr - 2100 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 320 kr - 450 kr and takes 4h 36m, you could also bus, which costs 170 kr - 210 kr and takes 6h 25m.

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  • Distance: 285.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 26m

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

Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines fly from Copenhagen to Hamburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, Danish Railways (DSB) operates a train from København H to Hamburg Hbf 5 times a day. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 4h 36m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
17€ - 200€
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Ny Ellebjerg to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
23€ - 29€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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, Hamburg ZOB station.

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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 4h 28m to drive from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

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Norwegian Air International and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Copenhagen to Hamburg train tickets online with Omio.

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Book your Copenhagen to Hamburg bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at 87€ 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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