Hamburg to Stockholm by train

Travel from Hamburg (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden) by train (811km): schedule and information to the train connection. Compare fares and buy your ticket.

To travel by train from Hamburg in Germany to Stockholm in Sweden, the main route leads via Denmark. Please read the following information and blog posts.

There are two main routes. Compare them and decide which one feeds your needs best.

811 km

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[b]Your train tickets and reservations at the best price/fares.[/b] Scroll down, read the details and make use of the booking links.

[b]How to use the following information:[/b] we show you the best routes and where to buy tickets. On longer routes you may need more than one ticket. Book your tickets step by step as explained. If you have questions about the route from Hamburg to Stockholm, please ask in our forum. Of course, sometimes there are as well other travel routes possible.

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connections : popular connections travelled by other users

Stockholm - Hamburg / Berlin - Malmö / Berlin - Gothenburg / Hamburg - Gothenburg / Frankfurt am Main - Stockholm / Munich - Stockholm / Stuttgart - Stockholm / Cologne - Stockholm / Düsseldorf - Stockholm

1 Hamburg (Germany) - Stockholm (Sweden)

1a Travelling from Hamburg (Germany) to Stockholm (Sweden)

Tickets to selected destinations in Sweden are available from DB (German Railways) directly via our partner link.

The "Sparpreis Europa" saver fares are available to cities such as Göteborg, Stockholm and Malmö. They always include transit through Denmark using either DB IC Buses or EC trains. From Copenhagen to Sweden, tickets are only available for travel with either SJ high speed trains (designated as "X2" when booking) or the Oresund regional trains. It is not possible to book a ticket valid on both types of trains!

If you want to travel with the Berlin - Malmö night train in the summer you have to book it separately too from the operator "Snalltaget".

[b]How to buy tickets:[/b]

- buy a saver fare ticket via the Deutsche Bahn booking link from Germany to Sweden. These saver fares are available for example to Malmö, Göteborg or Stockholm.

- if it is not possible to book the whole trip in one ticket via the Deutsche Bahn link, split it into two bookings:
First ticket from Germany to Malmö, Göteborg or Stockholm via the booking link of Deutsche Bahn.
Second ticket from Malmö, Göteborg or Stockholm to your destination in Sweden via the ACPRail/SJ booking link.

Buy your ticket from Hamburg to Stockholm here.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
IntercityExpress (ICE) / Snabbtåg (S) / Öresundståg (OT) / EuroCity (EC) / IC InterCity Bus (ICBus)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
EN 300 Berlin - Malmö / NT 2 Malmö - Stockholm

train company:
DB Deutsche Bahn / SJ Statens Järnvägar / ORE Öresundståg / VEOS Veolia Transport Sverige

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Stockholm - Hamburg / Munich - Stockholm / Munich - Gothenburg / Cologne - Malmö / Berlin - Malmö / Frankfurt am Main - Gothenburg / Berlin - Gothenburg

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2 Hamburg (Germany) - Copenhagen (Denmark) - Stockholm (Sweden)

The route consist of more than one step. You have to buy more than one train ticket.

2a Travelling from Hamburg (Germany) to Copenhagen (Denmark)

To travel from Hamburg to Copenhagen by train, the best connection is by direct train which includes a ferry crossing from Puttgarden (Germany) to Røby (Denmark). The journey time is about five hours. Saver prices are available from Euro 29. There is a minimum of three direct train connections per day between both cities.
On the ferry you have to leave the train. Your luggage stays in the train, while you spent the one hour crossing on deck with a nice view - or inside to drink a coffee.

Beside the route above there are connections with changes via Flensburg and Fredericia. Tickets are also available from Euro 29.

For detailed schedules and ticket prices, please use one of our booking links.

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train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Regional Express (RE) / EuroCity (EC) / InterCityLyn (Lyn) / InterCity (IC)

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Copenhagen - Hamburg

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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2b Travelling from Copenhagen (Denmark) to Stockholm (Sweden)

To travel from Copenhagen to Stockholm by train, you have frequent direct SJ X2000 trains - at least every two hours. The journey time is about 5:15 hours. More connections are available with change in Malmö including an Öresundståg on the first part. Saver train tickets starts from 20 Euro. The ticket price depends on your travel date and train connection.
There is even the option to use a night train: first by Öresundståg from Copenhagen via the Öresund Bridge to Malmö. There you change to the SJ night train NT2 from Malmö to Stockholm.

The following links could be interesting for you.

train types: Train types you are likely to travel with.
Snabbtåg (S) / Öresundståg (OT)

night trains: Night trains that might be suitable for this trip.
NT 2 Malmö - Stockholm

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Stockholm - Copenhagen

search for train times here: Online timetable information, on which you can find relevant, up-to-date connections.
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