Trains from
Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona

Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 22m
Trains per day12
Fare range€20-€90
Distance354km
Train operatorsHKX
First & last trains
First train departs at02:13
Last train departs at20:10
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 45m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationHamburg-Altona

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

11:09
15:11
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 22m2 changes
11:11
12:21
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 20m3 changes
11:48
14:28
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 25m2 changes
12:10
16:28
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 18mDirect
12:11
13:17
Köln Hbf
Hamburg-Altona
4h 17m1 change

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona is €19.9. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf 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 and Hamburg-Altona is 4 hours and 22 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 45 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 41 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf 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 to Hamburg-Altona departs at 02:13. The last train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona departs at 20:10. 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 to Hamburg-Altona without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Hamburg-Altona. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Hamburg-Altona to Köln Hbf.

  • **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 28/11/2017. 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 26/08/2017 for travel on 01/09/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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