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

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Train

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Skanderborg
  2. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

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Train, fly

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
  2. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Karup (KRP)

Train via Hamburg Hbf

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg St.
  2. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
  2. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport

Bus via Århus

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Aarhus C
  2. Take the bus from Aarhus Rutebilstation to Ikast/Østerport

Drive

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Ikast

Hamburg to Ikast by train

The train journey time between Hamburg and Ikast is around 5h 37m and covers a distance of around 431 km. This includes an average layover time of around 32 min. The fastest train normally takes 4h 57m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Danish Railways (DSB), Arriva DK and others, the Hamburg to Ikast train service departs from Hamburg Dammtor and arrives in Ikast St.. Typically 16 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
5h 5m
Layover time:
32 min
Total time:
5h 37m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
4h 57m
Train distance:
431 km
Trains per week:
16
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
22 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:58
Last train departs at:
14:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamburg to Ikast train schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Ikast is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Ikast is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg station to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Hamburg central bus station and arriving at Ikast/Østerport via Aarhus Rutebilstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 17m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Ikast. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Dammtor and arriving at Ikast St. via Skanderborg St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 26m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Ikast is 293 km. The road distance is 348.3 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Ikast without a car is to train which takes 5h 26m and costs .

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Hamburg to Ikast, including transfers.

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

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Hamburg to Ikast train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Hamburg Dammtor station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Ikast is to train which takes 5h 26m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7h 17m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Ikast.
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  • Distance: 292.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 26m

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

You can take a train from Hamburg to Ikast via Skanderborg St. in around 5h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Ikast via Aarhus Rutebilstation in around 7h 17m.

Airlines
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Copenhagen to Karup
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
470 kr - 900 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Skanderborg
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
550 kr - 800 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
650 kr - 950 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 9m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
250 kr - 350 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
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 Skanderborg St. to Ikast St.
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Arriva Danmark
Website
delfi.de
Train from Skanderborg st to Ikast st
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140 kr - 180 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.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Aarhus C
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com

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

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Hamburg to Ikast bus services, operated by Midttrafik, arrive at Ikast/Østerport station.

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Hamburg to Ikast train services, operated by Arriva DK, arrive at Ikast St. station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Ikast is 348 km. It takes approximately 3h 6m to drive from Hamburg to Ikast.

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DAT Danish Air Transport offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Karup Airport.

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There are 30+ hotels available in Ikast. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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