There are 4 ways to get from Heligoland to Denmark by ferry, train, bus or night train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heligoland to Hamburg Catamaran "Halunder Jet" / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$121 - $175

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus  •  12 h 32 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heligoland to Wedel Catamaran "Halunder Jet"
  2. Take the bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen N98 / ...

$33 - $53

2 alternative options

Ferry, train via Cuxhaven  •  9 h 59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heligoland to Cuxhaven
  2. Take the train from Cuxhaven to Hamburg Hbf Re5
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to København H Ec

$54 - $80

Ferry, night train  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the ferry from Heligoland to Hamburg Catamaran "Halunder Jet" / ...
  2. Take the night train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade

$126 - $185

Questions & Answers

The distance between Heligoland and Denmark is 228 km.

The best way to get from Heligoland to Denmark without a car is to ferry and train which takes 9 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 9 h 52 min to get from Heligoland to Denmark, including transfers.

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There are 529+ hotels available in Denmark. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Heligoland to Denmark.
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  • Distance: 142.3 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 52 min

What companies run services between Heligoland, Germany and Denmark?

There is no direct connection from Heligoland to Copenhagen. However, you can take the ferry to Hamburg, take the walk to Landungsbrücken, take the subway to Hauptbahnhof Süd, take the walk to Hamburg Hbf, then take the train to København H. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Heligoland to Copenhagen via Cuxhaven, Cuxhaven, and Hamburg Hbf in around 9 h 59 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to København H
Ave. Duration
4 h 58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Night train from Hamburg Hbf ZOB to Koebenhavn Ingerslevsgade
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Cuxhaven to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
FRS Helgoline
Phone
+49 461 864-44
Email
info@helgoline.de
Website
helgoline.de
Ferry from Heligoland to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Schedules at
helgoline.com
Comfort Class
$96
Jet Class
$69
Premium Jet class
$83
Ferry from Heligoland to Cuxhaven
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
helgoline.com
Ferry from Heligoland to Wedel
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
helgoline.com

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