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There are 9 ways to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Aalborg, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Lindholm St.
  2. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Train to Aalborg, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Lindholm St.
  2. Fly from Aalborg (AAL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS)
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

Train, train to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Vejle St.
  3. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS)

Train via Münster

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St.
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Dammtor
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
  5. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf

Train

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St.
  3. Take the train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf

Train #2

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Skanderborg St.
  3. Take the train from Skanderborg St. to Hamburg Dammtor
  4. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Essen Hbf

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
  2. Take the train from Aalborg St. to Vejle St.
  3. Take the bus from Kolding bus station to Essen Hbf

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hjørring St. to Aalborg Busterminal
  2. Take the bus from Aalborg to Kolding bus station
  3. Take the bus from Kolding bus station to Duisburg Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Hirtshals to Oberhausen
Denmark → Germany
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Conditions of entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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Rules to follow in Germany

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Denmark from Germany.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen is to drive which costs 800 kr - 1200 kr and takes 7h 27m.

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The quickest way to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen is to drive which costs 800 kr - 1200 kr and takes 7h 27m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hirtshals to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Hirtshals St. and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Aalborg St., Fredericia St., Hamburg Dammtor and Muenster(Westf)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 20m.

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The distance between Hirtshals and Oberhausen is 708 km. The road distance is 874.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen without a car is to train via Münster which takes 12h 20m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 49m to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Hirtshals to Oberhausen train services, operated by North Jutland Transport Company, depart from Hirtshals St. station.

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The best way to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen is to train via Münster which takes 12h 20m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 18h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Aalborg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 5m and has one stopover.

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Hirtshals to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Hirtshals to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 708.4 km
  • Duration: 6h 49m

What companies run services between Hirtshals, Denmark and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Hirtshals to Oberhausen via Aalborg St., Fredericia St., Hamburg Dammtor, and Muenster(Westf)Hbf in around 12h 20m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hirtshals to Oberhausen via Hjørring St., Hjørring St., Aalborg, Kolding bus station, Duisburg Hbf, and Duisburg Hbf in around 18h 50m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Aalborg to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Aalborg to Dusseldorf via Oslo
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €420
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €850
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €330
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Aalborg to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €460
Flights from Aalborg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€45 - €220
Train operators
North Jutland Transport Company
Phone
98 11 11 11
Email
info@NTmail.dk
Website
nordjyllandstrafikselskab.dk
Train from Hirtshals St. to Lindholm St.
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Train from Hirtshals St. to Aalborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
North Jutland Transport Company
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Münster Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Münster Hauptbahnhof to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Aalborg St. to Vejle St.
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aalborg St. to Fredericia St.
Ave. Duration
2h 39m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Fredericia St. to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Aalborg St. to Skanderborg St.
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Skanderborg St. to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
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 Dammtor to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €95
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €23
Website
Flixtrain
Bus operators
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Kolding bus station to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Aalborg to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Kolding bus station to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aalborg to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€12 - €16
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.
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Yes, the driving distance between Hirtshals to Oberhausen is 874 km. It takes approximately 7h 27m to drive from Hirtshals to Oberhausen.

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KLM and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Aalborg Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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