Ohlsdorf station

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U-Bahn.svg S-Bahn-Logo.svg Ohlsdorf
HVV rapid transit station
U-S-Bahnhof Ohlsdorf.jpg
Station building by Henry Grell
Location Fühlsbütteler Straße 761[1]
22335 Hamburg, Germany
Coordinates 53°37′13″N 10°1′53″E / 53.62028°N 10.03139°E / 53.62028; 10.03139Coordinates: 53°37′13″N 10°1′53″E / 53.62028°N 10.03139°E / 53.62028; 10.03139
Line(s) S1Hamburg S1.svgS11Hamburg S11.svg
U1Hamburg U1.svg
Platforms 2 island platforms
Tracks 4
Connections Bus, Taxi
Structure type elevated
Parking Park and Ride (252 slots)[2]
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code ds100: AOPS
DB station code:4751[3]
Fare zone 103, 105, 203, 204[4]
Opened S-Bahn-Logo.svg 5 December 1906; 110 years ago (1906-12-05)[5]
U-Bahn.svg 1 November 1914; 102 years ago (1914-11-01)
Electrified 29 January 1908; 109 years ago (1908-01-29)
Ohlsdorf station is located in Hamburg
Ohlsdorf station
Ohlsdorf station
Ohlsdorf station (Hamburg)
Ohlsdorf station is located in Germany
Ohlsdorf station
Ohlsdorf station
Ohlsdorf station (Germany)

Ohlsdorf is a railway station in Hamburg, Germany, located at the junction of the Hamburg-Altona link line with the Alster Valley line and the Hamburg Airport line near the Ohlsdorf Cemetery.


On 6 December 1906, the Hamburg-Altonaer Stadt- und Vorortbahn (City and suburban railway) — later abbreviated Hamburg S-Bahn — opened the double track Ohlsdorf–Blankenese line.[6] Planned as an electric railway with overhead lines, the trains were first steam powered, because of difficulties concerning the construction of the electrical installations and a delay delivering the engines.[7] Overhead lines were completed by 1 October 1907,[5] however, electric operation only started on 29 January 1908.

The nearby S-Bahn maintenance depot

Prior to 2008, Ohlsdorf had a bus shuttle service to bring passengers from the station to the airport. This was discontinued when a new station was constructed in the airport. An S-Bahn maintenance depot is located south-east of the station.


Announcement „Nächster Halt: Ohlsdorf. Übergang zur S1 und zum Airport-Express.“ in a metro arriving Ohlsdorf in 2007.

Ohlsdorf is served by the Hamburg S-Bahn S1 and S11 lines — from Wedel in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein or Blankenese to Poppenbüttel or Hamburg Airport — and Hamburg U-Bahn U1 line, from Norderstedt to Großhansdorf in Schleswig Holstein or the Hamburg suburb of Wohldorf-Ohlstedt.[8]

Passengers travelling in the direction from the central station to the airport have to pay attention at Ohlsdorf, the last station before reaching the airport, because all trains are being split up at this station. The front part-train (carriages 1, 2 and 3) proceeds to the airport, while the rear part-train (carriages 4, 5 and 6) is running to Poppenbüttel, a suburb of Hamburg. There are sufficient signs and announcements in German and English language to get the passengers informed. In addition the trains stop at Ohlsdorf for about 2 minutes to allow passengers to change to a carriage which runs to their intended destination.[citation needed]

Preceding station   Hamburg S-Bahn   Following station
toward Wedel
S1Hamburg S1.svg
toward Blankenese
S11Hamburg S11.svg
Preceding station   Hamburg U-Bahn   Following station
U1Hamburg U1.svg

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Ohlsdorf". bahnhof.de (in German). Deutsche Bahn AG. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  2. ^ "Park + Ride car parks". hvv.de. Hamburger Verkehrsverbund (HVV). Archived from the original on December 20, 2014. Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Stationspreisliste 2017" [Station price list 2017] (PDF) (in German). DB Station&Service. 18 November 2016. Retrieved 14 December 2016. 
  4. ^ Fare Zone Plan (PDF), Hamburger Verkehrsverbund, retrieved 2009-03-18 
  5. ^ a b "Haltestelle Ohlsdorf". hamburger-bahnhoefe.de (in German). Retrieved 27 December 2014. 
  6. ^ Borchers, Jan; Heimann, Martin; Pischek, Wolfgang (2002), Die Hamburg S-Bahn (in German), Munich: GeraMond, p. 30, ISBN 3-7654-7191-7 
  7. ^ Höltge, Dieter; Kochems, Michael (2008), Straßen- und Stadtbahnen in Deutschland (in German), Band 11: Hamburg, Freiburg: EisenbahnKurier, p. 254, ISBN 978-3-88255-392-5 
  8. ^ Rapid Transit/Regional Rail (PDF), Hamburger Verkehrsverbund, 2008-12-14, archived from the original (PDF) on January 17, 2009, retrieved 2009-03-26 

External links[edit]

Media related to Bahnhof Hamburg-Ohlsdorf at Wikimedia Commons