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Train Information from Västerås to Hamburg

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Västerås to Hamburg cover the 484 miles (781 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Västerås Centralstation and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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Train from Västerås to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn will get you between Västerås and Hamburg at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Germany's largest train operator Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a journey from Västerås to Hamburg. Find DB train timetables and tickets for your 484 miles (781 km) journey between Västerås and Hamburg with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable train between Västerås and Hamburg. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of train types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, toilets are standard services on these trains, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train between Västerås and Hamburg:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Västerås to Hamburg
Travel by train to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Västerås to Hamburg.
Is cross-border travel by train between Västerås, Sweden and Hamburg, Germany allowed?

Travel between Västerås, Sweden and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Sweden?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Västerås?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 28/11/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Hamburg from Västerås before travelling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Sweden from Hamburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Hamburg to Västerås is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Sweden from Germany?

Reentry to Sweden is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Sweden from Hamburg?

What are the entry requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Västerås, Sweden?

The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

Last verified on 22/11/2021. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Hamburg to Västerås train here.

What is the distance from Västerås to Hamburg via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Hamburg from Västerås via train to be approximately 484 miles (781 km).
How long is the train journey between Västerås and Hamburg?
The train time from Västerås to Hamburg is on average 16 h 39 min  for the 484 miles (781 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Hamburg from Västerås by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Västerås and arrival train station in Hamburg?

Some of the Västerås train stations to Hamburg you can start your journey from include Västerås Centralstation and Västerås, flygplats. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Hamburg include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Västerås Centralstation   and arriving in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the Västerås train station located? Where is the Hamburg train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Västerås Centralstation and travel around 0.6 miles (959 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Hamburg.

What train companies go from Västerås to Hamburg?
For the journey from Västerås to Hamburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Västerås and Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many train services are there between Västerås and Hamburg a day?
The average number of trains departing Västerås for Hamburg is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Västerås Centralstation is the most popular Västerås railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Västerås for your journey to Hamburg.

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