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from Copenhagen to Hamburg

You can get from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Copenhagen to Hamburg on 19 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

16:54København H5h22 22:16Hamburg Hbf
2 changes
£451One-way
Cheapest
16:54København H5h22 22:16Hamburg Hbf
2 changes
£451One-way
Other options
18:54København H5h31 00:25Hamburg Hbf
3 changes
£451One-way
02:11København H6h04 08:15Hamburg Hbf
2 changes
£451One-way
05:00Copenhagen8h30 13:30Hamburg
0 changes
£551One-way

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Tue
19 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£49Eurolines Germany
£119Eurowings
Wed
20 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£58Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Thu
21 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Fri
22 Oct
£35Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£238regional jet
Sun
24 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£191regional jet
Mon
25 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£170Norwegian Air Shuttle
Tue
26 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£199Eurowings
Wed
27 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
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£119Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
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£22Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£29Flixbus
£119Eurowings
Sat
30 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£191regional jet
Sun
31 Oct
£26Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£191regional jet
Mon
1 Nov
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£22Flixbus
£122Norwegian Air Shuttle
Tue
2 Nov
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£18Flixbus
£102Eurowings
Wed
3 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£218Sas Airways
Thu
4 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£191regional jet
Fri
5 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£127Norwegian Air Shuttle
Sat
6 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£95regional jet
Sun
7 Nov
£26Deutsche Bahn
£18Flixbus
£142regional jet

Travel Information between Copenhagen and Hamburg

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£13 - £154
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £13 • 5 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £154 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 177 miles (285 km) to Hamburg from Copenhagen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £13. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

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Travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg
Travel 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 Copenhagen to Hamburg.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Hamburg, Germany if I’m coming from Copenhagen, Denmark?

Travel from Copenhagen, Denmark to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Copenhagen?

Entry Requirements:

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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 17/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Hamburg from Copenhagen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Copenhagen, Denmark from Hamburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Germany is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Copenhagen, Denmark from Hamburg, Germany?

Reentering Denmark is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Copenhagen from Hamburg?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • COVID-19 test upon arrival

Which rules do I need to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Denmark must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 17/10/2021. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Copenhagen from Hamburg here.

What are my Copenhagen to Hamburg travel options?

There are 3 ways to get from Copenhagen to Hamburg: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg, which costs on average £13.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A coach is generally £140 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £154 from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

A coach journey is usually £13 less than a journey to Hamburg by train, which costs on average £27 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Hamburg from Copenhagen?

The fastest way from Copenhagen to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Copenhagen and Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 5 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 4 h 42 min.

How many miles from Copenhagen to Hamburg would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 177 miles (285 km) from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Copenhagen to Hamburg is:

  • Around 3 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Copenhagen and Hamburg as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Copenhagen to Hamburg:

  • Most travellers catch their flight from Københavns Lufthavn and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travellers take a train from Copenhagen, Amagerbro St. Holm (Dalslandsgade) to Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Copenhagen to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Copenhagen to Hamburg for £13.
  • Travel with Lufthansa to go to Hamburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Lufthansa Copenhagen to Hamburg tickets on Omio for £154.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Copenhagen to Hamburg tickets on Omio for £27.
Can I travel directly from Copenhagen to Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Copenhagen to Hamburg with the following travel operators:

  • You can take a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Hamburg as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Copenhagen to Hamburg.

Where should I go next after I travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Copenhagen to Hamburg often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Amsterdam or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Copenhagen and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Copenhagen to Hamburg ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Copenhagen to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is on average £13 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is £154 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £27 one way.

But we recommend booking Copenhagen to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.