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The cheapest trains

from Berlin
to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Cheapest

$26

Average

$81

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Hamburg will cost around $ 81 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 26.

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13:20Berlin Hbf3h1016:30Hamburg Hbf
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$261One-way
2nd Cheapest
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22:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h5500:33Hamburg Hbf
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$391One-way
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02:44Berlin Hbf6h1809:02Hamburg Hbf
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$571One-way
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21:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h5523:33Hamburg Hbf
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$621One-way
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07:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0509:11Hamburg Hbf
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$701One-way

Train Times

Berlin to Hamburg

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02:44Berlin Hbf6h1809:02Hamburg Hbf
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07:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0509:11Hamburg Hbf
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08:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4310:21Hamburg Hbf
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09:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0611:12Hamburg Hbf
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09:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4411:24Hamburg Hbf
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10:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4312:21Hamburg Hbf
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11:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4413:24Hamburg Hbf
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12:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4314:21Hamburg Hbf
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13:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0515:11Hamburg Hbf
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13:20Berlin Hbf3h1016:30Hamburg Hbf
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13:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4515:25Hamburg Hbf
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14:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4316:21Hamburg Hbf
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15:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0517:11Hamburg Hbf
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15:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4417:24Hamburg Hbf
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16:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4418:22Hamburg Hbf
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17:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0519:11Hamburg Hbf
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17:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4419:24Hamburg Hbf
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18:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4520:23Hamburg Hbf
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19:06Berlin Hbf (tief)2h0921:15Hamburg Hbf
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19:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4421:24Hamburg Hbf
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20:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4322:21Hamburg Hbf
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21:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h5523:33Hamburg Hbf
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22:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h5500:33Hamburg Hbf
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23:08Berlin Hbf (tief)7h5407:02Hamburg Hbf
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23:08Berlin Hbf (tief)7h3506:43Hamburg Hbf
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23:52Berlin Hbf6h2306:15Hamburg Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Sat
Jul 20
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$312Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 21
$23Deutsche Bahn
$8Bla Bla Bus
$329Swiss
Mon
Jul 22
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Tue
Jul 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Wed
Jul 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Thu
Jul 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Fri
Jul 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$7Bla Bla Bus
$94Eurowings
Sat
Jul 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$212Germanwings
Sun
Jul 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$11Bla Bla Bus
$234Lufthansa
Mon
Jul 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Eurowings
Tue
Jul 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Wed
Jul 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Eurowings
Thu
Aug 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Fri
Aug 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$7Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Sat
Aug 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$7Bla Bla Bus
$145KLM
Sun
Aug 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$7Bla Bla Bus
$94Eurowings
Mon
Aug 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Tue
Aug 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Wed
Aug 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Thu
Aug 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings
Fri
Aug 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$7Bla Bla Bus
$94Germanwings

The fastest trains

from Berlin
to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jul 21

Fastest Journey

1h 43m

Average

2h 42m

Trains per day

26

Distance

255 km

Of the 26 train that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 22 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 255 km distance in an average of 2h 42m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1h 43m .

The slowest train will take 7h 54m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
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20:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4322:21Hamburg Hbf
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$781One-way
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10:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4312:21Hamburg Hbf
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$1181One-way
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08:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4310:21Hamburg Hbf
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$1181One-way
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12:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4314:21Hamburg Hbf
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$911One-way
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14:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h4316:21Hamburg Hbf
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$911One-way

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Journey Summary

Berlin to Hamburg Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
3 hours 33 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $24
Trains depart from:Berlin
Trains arrive in:Hamburg
Distance:255 km
TrainTrain Companies:Deutsche Bahn

Quick Guide: Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

Average Price: €27
Trains per day: ~70
Transfers: Direct
Average Time: 1:45
Fastest Route: 1:42
Slowest Route: 7:00


Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

Trains in Germany are an effective way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn providing domestic and international train routes. Trains from Berlin to Hamburg depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrives at the Hamburg station of the same name. The earliest Berlin to Hamburg train leaves Berlin in the early hours of the morning while the final Berlin to Hamburg train of the day leaves the German capital at late in the evening. All trains from Berlin to Hamburg travel directly between the two cities with no changes. Journey times vary slightly, although most take approximately 1 hour and 45 minutes to arrive in Hamburg. Peak prices apply between 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. On weekends, there are frequent Berlin to Hamburg trains, but fewer than on weekdays.

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Berlin to Hamburg Train Cost

Average prices for Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Hamburg when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€28

1 Day in Advance

€30

1 Week in Advance

€31

2 Weeks in Advance

€30

1 Month in Advance

€25

3 Months in Advance

€28

Berlin to Hamburg Trains: General Information

Deutsche Bahn train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Berlin to Hamburg train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Berlin to Hamburg trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Most Berlin to Hamburg trains are direct, depart from Berlin Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus Journey Time: The Berlin to Hamburg train journey takes as little as 1 hour and 42 minutes to arrive in Hamburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Berlin to Hamburg train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Berlin to Hamburg trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • Berlin to Hamburg train costs are 11% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

Taking the Train from Berlin

All trains from Berlin to Hamburg depart from Berlin's Hauptbahnhof. The station is located in the center of Berlin and is well connected to other parts of the city such as Alexanderplatz via the S-Bahn rail network. There is also a U-Bahn Metro system which provides access to areas outside the center. An Airport Express also links the Hauptbahnhof to Schönefeld Airport, and the journey takes half an hour while an Express Bus links the station to Tegel Airport.

Getting into Hamburg by Train

Hamburg is thought of as one of the most bohemian, youthful and free-spirited cities in Europe, with a thriving nightlife, sporting attractions and artistic scene. Favourite attractions include the classy harbour district, the raucous Reeperbahn and the historic warehouse area. The massive Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is Germany's busiest station and is right at the heart of Hamburg. It is well connected to all parts of the city via the S-Bahn and U-Bahn, which pass through it. Buses also operate regular services from the station and run until 12:30 am on weekdays. However, at weekends, the buses run throughout the night.

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Best fares for trains from Berlin to Hamburg

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Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn
03:062h 6m05:12
BerlinHamburg
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn
17:401h 44m19:24
BerlinHamburg
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn
07:401h 44m09:24
BerlinHamburg
Fastest Trains from Berlin to Hamburg
Tue, Aug 20
Train
Deutsche Bahn
12:381h 43m14:21
BerlinHamburg
Wed, Aug 28
Train
Deutsche Bahn
08:381h 43m10:21
BerlinHamburg
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn
17:401h 44m19:24
BerlinHamburg
Return Train Tickets for Hamburg to Berlin
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:582h 43m07:41
HamburgBerlin
Tue, Jul 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:582h 43m07:41
HamburgBerlin
Wed, Jul 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:582h 43m07:41
HamburgBerlin

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Berlin
Hamburg
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Amenities

Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines U5
Bus lines M41, M85, 120, 123, 142, 147, 245
Suburban train lines S3, S5, S7, S9
Tram lines M5, M8, M10
TrainBerlin Ostbahnhof

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