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

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Fly  •  4h 29m

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

80€ - 261€

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Night train  •  13h 9m

  1. Take the night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg Hbf 301

45€ - 55€

3 alternative options

Night train, train  •  12h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hässleholm Centralstation
  2. Take the train from Hässleholm Centralstation to København H
  3. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic

104€ - 145€

Train  •  13h 9m

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

50€ - 65€

Drive  •  10h 54m

  1. Drive from Stockholm to Hamburg 1115.5 km

130€ - 190€

Sweden → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Sweden

  • Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from Andorra, Monaco, San Marino, Vatican, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, China, Hong Kong and Macau

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Sweden

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Sweden
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Finland: Uusimaa, Varsinais-Suomi, Satakunta
France: Saint Barthélemy, French Guiana, Saint Martin, Mayotte, Réunion, Moselle, Guadeloupe
Norway: Agder, Oslo, Viken, Rogaland
Spain: Extremadura, Islas Baleares
Portugal: Madeira, Azores

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Croatia, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Hungary, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Monaco, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Germany

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The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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No, entry into Germany from Sweden is currently restricted.

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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 Hamburg is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Hamburg 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 Sweden from Germany.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 4 May 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Stockholm to Hamburg is to night train which costs 460 kr - 600 kr and takes 13h 9m.

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The fastest way to get from Stockholm to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs 800 kr - 2700 kr.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Stockholm Centralstation station and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h 9m.

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The distance between Stockholm and Hamburg is 811 km. The road distance is 1115.5 km.

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Hamburg without a car is to night train and train which takes 12h 48m and costs 1000 kr - 1500 kr.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Stockholm to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Stockholm to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs 800 kr - 2700 kr. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 500 kr - 650 kr and takes 13h 9m.

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The quickest flight from Stockholm Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from Stockholm to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 810.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 29m

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

Scandinavian Airlines and Eurowings fly from Stockholm to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, Snälltåget operates a train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf once daily. Tickets cost 50€ - 65€ and the journey takes 13h 9m.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
55€ - 380€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stockholm to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Train operators
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Email
kundservice@sj.se
Website
sj.se
Night train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hässleholm Centralstation
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Swedish Railways (SJ)
1st Class Ticket
45€ - 60€
2nd Class Ticket
50€ - 65€
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Hässleholm Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Train from Stockholm Centralstation to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
Snälltåget
Night train from Stockholm Central to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 55€
Website
Snälltåget

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Yes, the driving distance between Stockholm to Hamburg is 1115 km. It takes approximately 10h 54m to drive from Stockholm to Hamburg.

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

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