Elmshorn to Hamburg by train

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Travelling from Elmshorn to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Elmshorn to Hamburg take around 21 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 29 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Elmshorn and Hamburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Elmshorn to Hamburg?

Direct trains from Elmshorn to Hamburg have been found.

We usually find around 51 direct trains on the route from Elmshorn to Hamburg every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 55 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Elmshorn to Hamburg?

The Elmshorn to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 21 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Elmshorn to Hamburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Elmshorn around 05:40 and the last train is around 00:58. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Elmshorn around 04:08, and the last at 00:58.

When to book Elmshorn to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Elmshorn to Hamburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Elmshorn and Hamburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Elmshorn to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Nordbahn
  • Regional-Express

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.