Copenhagen to Elmshorn by train

  • First train
    06:52
  • Last train
    22:57
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 53m
  • Distance
    285 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    5
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 54m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Copenhagen to Elmshorn by train

Fast trains from Copenhagen to Elmshorn take around 4 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 285 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Copenhagen and Elmshorn.

1. Are there direct trains from Copenhagen to Elmshorn?

Journeys between Copenhagen and Elmshorn usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 6 departures on the route from Copenhagen to Elmshorn every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Copenhagen to Elmshorn train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Elmshorn is usually scheduled to depart Copenhagen around 06:52 and the last train is around 19:54. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Copenhagen around 06:52, and the last at 22:57.

When to book Copenhagen to Elmshorn train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Copenhagen to Elmshorn by train.

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Which train companies operate between Copenhagen and Elmshorn?

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

  • ICL
  • Intercity
  • Lyntog
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalzug

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

Elmshorn to Copenhagen by train

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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.

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