The only direct train from Innsbruck to Hamburg is a Nightjet sleeper service
The train also calls at: Hannover.
This train is usually scheduled to depart from Innsbruck Hbf at 20:44 and arrive in Hamburg Hbf at 08:47.
A train on to Kobenhavn/Copenhagen is usually due to depart Hamburg at 08:55.
Outside the summer months, seat reservations aren't mandatory on that train, so if you'll be heading on to Demark and the train from Innsbruck arrives on time, you can dash to make the connection.
Alternatively there is usually a train heading on to Aarhus in Denmark at 11:00 , and this train offers a good connection at Kolding station into a train on to Kobenhavn.
1 x train per night
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open:
6 months ahead of the travel date on OBB
3 months ahead of the travel date on DB Bahn
Our guide to booking night train tickets on the OBB (Austrian national railways) website is available HERE.
Our guide to booking night train tickets on the DB (German national railways) website is available HERE.
The train conveys:
The first price you will see on the OBB ticketing site will be for the compartment seats.
Click the train button below for more info including the rail pass reservation fees:
Using rail passes:
However, these rail pass reservations can NO longer be booked online the DB website, but you can now book rail pass reservations without paying booking fees on the OBB website (OBB operates these trains).
Though the process for doing so isn't particularly obvious, hence the step-by-step guide.
If you'd rather not do so, rail pass reservations can be arranged and paid for at the ÖBB Reisebüro desk in Innsbruck Hbf; ideally do this when you first arrive at Innsbruck on the preceding train on your itinerary.
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On departure from Innsbruck the part of the train heading to Hamburg will be joined to another train heading to Amsterdam
So if you see Amsterdam on the departure screens at Innsbruck, the info will also apply if you're heading to Hamburg.
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