There are 5 ways to get from Hamburg to Elmshorn by train, rideshare, taxi, car or towncar
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Train • 27 min
$3 - $5
Rideshare • 47 min
3 alternative options
Taxi • 32 min
$110 - $140
Drive • 32 min
$4 - $7
Uber • 32 min
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Elmshorn is to rideshare which costs 2€ and takes 47 min.
The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Elmshorn is to train which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 27 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Dammtor and arriving at Elmshorn. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 27 min.
The distance between Hamburg and Elmshorn is 31 km. The road distance is 36.4 km.
The best way to get from Hamburg to Elmshorn without a car is to train which takes 27 min and costs 2€ - 4€.
The train from Hamburg Dammtor to Elmshorn takes 27 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.
Hamburg to Elmshorn train services, operated by HVV, depart from Hamburg Dammtor station.
Hamburg to Elmshorn train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Elmshorn station.
Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Elmshorn is 36 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Hamburg to Elmshorn.
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What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Elmshorn, Germany?
HVV operates a train from Hamburg to Elmshorn every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 27 min.
A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Hamburg to Elmshorn
- Ave. Duration
- 47 min
- Once daily
- Estimated price
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There are 200+ hotels available in Elmshorn. Prices start at $57 USD per night.
Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Elmshorn. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.