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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Basel to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
12:13PM7h23
Basel SBB
07:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2011One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:14AM7h22
Basel SBB
04:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
05:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
03:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
06:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
1 transfer

Train schedule from Basel to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, July 18
ÖBB | ICE
08:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
03:36PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
03:36PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:14AM7h22
Basel SBB
04:36PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
09:14AM9h00
Basel SBB
06:14PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
09:14AM7h22
Basel SBB
04:36PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
10:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
05:36PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
10:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
05:36PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
ÖBB | ICE
11:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
06:36PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
11:13AM9h01
Basel SBB
08:14PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
06:36PMHamburg Hbf
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
12:13PM7h23
Basel SBB
07:36PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Basel to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jul 18

Fastest Journey

7 h 22 m

Average

7 h 40 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

691 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Basel for Hamburg every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:14AM7h22
Basel SBB
04:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
1 transfer
Fastest
ÖBB | ICE
09:14AM7h22
Basel SBB
04:36PMHamburg Hbf
$3011One-way
1 transfer
ÖBB | ICE
08:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
03:36PMHamburg Hbf
$3011One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
05:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:13AM7h23
Basel SBB
03:36PMHamburg Hbf
$2161One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Basel to Hamburg

distanceDistance428 miles (690 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$158 (€135)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Euro City (EC)

Trains from Basel to Hamburg cover the 428 miles (690 km) long route taking on average 7 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Euro City (EC). Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $41 (€35), but the average price of train tickets is $158 (€135). Travelers depart most frequently from Basel SBB and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet from Basel to Hamburg trains

For as little as $58 (€50) you can travel by train between Basel and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

The ÖBB ICE is a high-speed train service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB). It is one of the most popular train services in Austria, offering fast and comfortable journeys between major cities. The ICE trains are modern and well-equipped, with comfortable seating, air-conditioning, and power sockets. There are three types of ICE trains: ICE T, ICE S, and ICE Sprinter. The ICE T is the fastest, with speeds of up to 230 km/h, while the ICE S and ICE Sprinter offer slightly slower speeds. The ÖBB ICE offers a range of ticket types, including single tickets, return tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include a restaurant car, free Wi-Fi, and a range of entertainment options. The most popular routes for the ÖBB ICE include Vienna to Salzburg, Vienna to Innsbruck, and Vienna to Graz. These routes offer stunning views of the Austrian countryside and provide a convenient way to travel between major cities.

Basel to Hamburg train information with ÖBB | ICE:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 4 min
  • Cheapest Price: $231

FAQs: Trains from Basel to Hamburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Basel to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Basel to Hamburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Basel to Hamburg can start from as little as $41 (€35) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Basel to Hamburg is $158 (€135); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Basel to Hamburg train travel time is 7 h 3 min   for the 428 mile (690 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Basel to Hamburg leaves at 6: 13 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Basel to Hamburg leaves at 10: 13 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Basel to Hamburg without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. There are 12 direct trains from Basel to Hamburg each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Hamburg. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Basel to Hamburg.
When taking a train from Basel to Hamburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet, ÖBB | InterCity or ÖBB | Euro City (EC) for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Basel to Hamburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Basel to Hamburg with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Basel, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St. Johann. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Altona.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Basel SBB, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Basel to Hamburg by train is July.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Basel to Hamburg including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Basel and Hamburg

Basel
Hamburg
Basel SBB is the most popular Basel railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Basel for your trip to Hamburg.
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Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg train station for Omio travelers, but Hamburg has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Hamburg for your trip from Basel.
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Phone Number
+49 4039184400
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Hamburg DammtorWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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