Stockholm to Hamburg by train

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

To travel by train from Stockholm in Sweden to Hamburg in Germany, 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 Stockholm to Hamburg, 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

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

1 Stockholm (Sweden) - Hamburg (Germany)

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

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

The "Sparpreis Europa" saver fares are available from cities such as Gothenburg, Stockholm and Malmö. They always include transit through Denmark using either DB IC Buses or EC trains. From Sweden to Copenhagen, 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 Malmö - Berlin 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 Sweden to Germany. These saver fares are available for example from Stockholm, Göteborg or Malmö.

- 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 your departure station in Sweden to Stockholm, Göteborg or Malmö via the booking link of ACPRail/SJ.
Second ticket from Stockholm, Göteborg or Malmö to Germany via the Deutsche Bahn booking link.

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 301 Malmö - Berlin / NT 1 Stockholm - Malmö

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

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

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

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

2a Travelling from Stockholm (Sweden) to Copenhagen (Denmark)

To travel from Stockholm to Copenhagen 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 second 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 SJ night train NT1 from Stockholm to Malmö. There you change to an Öresundståg via the Öresund Bridge to Copenahgen.

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 1 Stockholm - Malmö

connections: popular connections travelled by other users
Copenhagen - Stockholm

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 Hamburg (Germany)

To travel from Copenhagen to Hamburg by train, the best connection is by direct train which includes a ferry crossing from Røby (Denmark) to Puttgarden (Germany). The journey time is about 5 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.

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

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

The following links could be interesting for you.

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
Hamburg - Copenhagen

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