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There are 5 ways to get from Hamburg to Stockholm by plane, train, night train or car

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Fly  •  4h 27m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Stockholm (ARN) HAM - ARN

809 kr - 2614 kr

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Night train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central 300

460 kr - 600 kr

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Train via Malmö  •  11h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to København H Ic
  2. Take the train from København H to Malmö Centralstation 029
  3. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation

1299 kr - 2190 kr

Train  •  14h 53m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation Snälltåget

460 kr - 600 kr

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Stockholm 1113.8 km

1300 kr - 1900 kr

Hamburg to Stockholm by train

The train journey time between Hamburg and Stockholm is around 14h 53m and covers a distance of around 972 km. The fastest train normally takes 14h 53m. Operated by Snälltåget, the Hamburg to Stockholm train service departs from Hamburg Hbf and arrives in Stockholm Centralstation. Typically seven trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamburg to Stockholm train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
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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
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Stockholm is 11313.

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

The social distance requirement in Stockholm is 1 metre.

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Yes, entry into Germany from Sweden is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 9 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Hamburg to Stockholm is to night train, which costs 45€ - 55€ and takes 14h 53m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Stockholm is to fly which costs 80€ - 260€ and takes 4h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Stockholm Centralstation station. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14h 53m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Stockholm is 811 km. The road distance is 1113.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Stockholm without a car is to train via Malmö which takes 11h 45m and costs 120€ - 220€.

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It takes approximately 4h 27m to get from Hamburg to Stockholm, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Stockholm train services, operated by Snälltåget, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Stockholm is to fly which takes 4h 27m and costs 80€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train via Malmö, which costs 120€ - 220€ and takes 11h 45m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Hamburg to Stockholm train services, operated by Snälltåget, arrive at Stockholm Centralstation.

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  • Distance: 810.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 27m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Stockholm, Sweden?

Scandinavian Airlines, Eurowings and Finnair fly from Hamburg to Stockholm every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Stockholm via Altona, Hamburg-Altona, København H, and Malmö Centralstation in around 11h 45m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
550 kr - 3900 kr
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
550 kr - 3900 kr
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
420 kr - 2600 kr
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Stockholm via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Friday
Estimated price
1100 kr - 3900 kr
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Hamburg-Altona to København H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
440 kr - 600 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Malmö C
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
85 kr - 120 kr
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
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-Altona to Koebenhavn H
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
900 kr - 1300 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from København H to Malmö Centralstation
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
90 kr - 130 kr
Website
Öresundståg
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
4h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
500 kr - 750 kr
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
500 kr - 700 kr
2nd Class Ticket
600 kr - 750 kr
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
300 kr - 360 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Hamburg Hbf to Stockholm Central
Ave. Duration
14h 53m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
460 kr - 600 kr
Website
Snälltåget

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Stockholm is 1114 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Hamburg to Stockholm.

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Eurowings, Finnair and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Stockholm Airport.

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