There are 5 ways to get from Malmö to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H Öresundståg / ...
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ec

$58 - $90

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Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Malmö to Hamburg 073 / ...

$21 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus via Copenhagen  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg X73 / ...

$21 - $39

Drive  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Malmö to Hamburg 311.7 miles

$70 - $110

Fly  •  3 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Hamburg (HAM) CPH - HAM

$59 - $257

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Malmö and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via København H. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 16 min.

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The distance between Malmö and Hamburg is 297 km. The road distance is 498.7 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 16 min to get from Malmö to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Malmö to Hamburg train services, operated by Öresundståg, arrive at Malmö Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Hamburg is to train which takes 6 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 10 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Malmö to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Map of how to get from Malmö to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 185.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 16 min

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

You can take a train from Malmö to Hamburg via København H in around 6 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Malmö to Hamburg twice daily. Tickets cost $21 - $35 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $440
Train operators
Öresundståg
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
oresundstag.se
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
dsb.dk
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
www.sj.se
2nd Class Non-Rebookable
$8 - $12
1st Class Non-Rebookable
$11 - $16
2nd Class Refundable
$11 - $16
1st Class Refundable
$14 - $20
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 Malmö to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Malmö to Hamburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Malmö to Hamburg is 499 km. It takes approximately 5 h 4 min to drive from Malmö to Hamburg.

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Scandinavian Airlines offers flights from Copenhagen Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Malmö to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 20 min and costs .

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