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There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg to Ærø by train, ferry, bus or night train

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Train, ferry  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St. Ic
  2. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St. Ra
  3. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  9h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Odense Station N98
  2. Take the bus from OBC Nord Plads I to Svendborg Plads A 162
  3. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

2 alternative options

Night train, train, ferry  •  8h 29m

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense En / ...
  2. Take the train from Odense St. to Svendborg St. Ra
  3. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn

Night train, ferry  •  9h 11m

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Nyborg St. Ic
  2. Take the ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn Ærøfærgerne
Germany → Denmark
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International entry into Denmark from Germany

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Yes, entry into Denmark is currently allowed from Germany.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are recommended
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • There are no current restrictions

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Ærø is 072 22 74 59.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Ærø is recommended.

The social distance requirement in Ærø is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 072 22 74 59.

No, returning to Germany from Denmark is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 28 Jul 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Ærø is to bus and ferry which costs €115 - €130 and takes 9h 17m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamburg to Ærø is to night train and ferry which takes 9h 11m and costs €130 - €150.

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The distance between Hamburg and Ærø is 150 km.

The best way to get from Hamburg to Ærø without a car is to train and ferry which takes 6h 47m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 47m to get from Hamburg to Ærø, including transfers.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Ærø. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Ærø.
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  • Distance: 149.8 km
  • Duration: 6h 47m

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

There is no direct connection from Hamburg to Ærø. However, you can take the train to Odense St., take the train to Svendborg St., take the walk to Svendborg Færgehavn, then take the ferry to Ærøskøbing Havn. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Hamburg to Ærøskøbing via Odense Station, OBC Nord Plads I, Svendborg Plads A, and Svendborg Færgehavn in around 9h 17m.

Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Odense St.
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Nyborg St.
Ave. Duration
5h 46m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
260 kr - 360 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Odense St. to Svendborg St.
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Night train from Hamburg-Altona to Odense
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SJ
Swedish Railways (SJ)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Odense Station
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120 kr - 150 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Fynbus
Email
fynbus@fynbus.dk
Website
fynbus.dk
Bus from OBC Nord Plads I to Svendborg Plads A
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60 kr - 90 kr
Website
Fynbus
Ferry operators
Aeroe Ferry
Phone
+45 62524000
Email
info@aeroe-ferry.dk
Website
aeroe-ferry.com
Ferry from Svendborg Færgehavn to Ærøskøbing Havn
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
693 kr
Website
Aeroe Ferry
Price with car
693 kr

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