Trains from
Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona

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Trains to Hamburg-Altona

Tue 4 Jul

11:11
15:38
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 27m2 changes
11:48
16:13
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 25m2 changes
12:10
16:49
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 39mDirect
12:11
16:49
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 38m1 change
12:48
17:09
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 21m1 change

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time4h 38m
First train dept02:13
Last train dept23:12

Train info

Fastest route4h 18m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day10
Fare range€19-€134**

Stations

Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationHamburg-Altona
View return journey, Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona is €19. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) and Hamburg-Altona is 4 hours and 38 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 18 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 45 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona?

The first train from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona departs at 02:13. The last train from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona departs at 23:12. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Köln Hbf and Hamburg-Altona?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Köln Hbf (Cologne Main station) to Hamburg-Altona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona for a typical week day using timetable data for 04/07/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 24/03/2017 for travel on 09/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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