There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg to Tønder by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebuell Re / ...

54 kr - 573 kr

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Bus  •  5h 9m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Flensburg 150 / ...

168 kr - 220 kr

Drive  •  2h 8m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Tønder 193.6 km

190 kr - 280 kr

Fly, train  •  4h 12m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Westerland (GWT) HAM - GWT
  2. Take the train from Niebüll St. to Tønder St.

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Tønder is to bus which costs 22€ - 30€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Tønder is to drive which costs 25€ - 40€ and takes 2h 8m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Tønder. However, there are services departing from Dammtor and arriving at Tønder St. via Hamburg-Altona and Niebüll St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 40m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Tønder is 169 km. The road distance is 193.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tønder without a car is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs 7€ - 80€.

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It takes approximately 3h 40m to get from Hamburg to Tønder, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Tønder train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Hamburg-Altona station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Tønder is to train which takes 3h 40m and costs 7€ - 80€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 22€ - 30€ and takes 5h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Westerland Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn Regional operates a train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebuell hourly. Tickets cost 230 kr - 330 kr and the journey takes 2h 19m. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Flensburg hourly. Tickets cost 80 kr - 100 kr and the journey takes 2h 55m.

Airlines
Sylt Air
Website
syltair.de
Flights from Hamburg to Westerland
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
1900 kr - 14000 kr
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebuell
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
230 kr - 330 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebüll
Ave. Duration
2h 19m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35 kr - 45 kr
Website
HVV
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Niebuell
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
400 kr - 550 kr
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Niebüll St. to Tønder St.
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
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, Hamburg ZOB to Flensburg
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80 kr - 100 kr
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Hamburg to Tønder train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Niebuell station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Tønder is 194 km. It takes approximately 2h 8m to drive from Hamburg to Tønder.

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Sylt Air offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Westerland Airport.

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There are 283+ hotels available in Tønder. Prices start at 750 kr DKK per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to subway which takes 12 min and costs 2€.

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