Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

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The cheapest Trains

from Berlin
to Hamburg

Cheapest

$23

Average

$67

Showing times and prices for May 22

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

The average ticket from Berlin to Hamburg will cost around $ 67 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

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17:02Berlin Hbf3h 2m 20:04Hamburg Hbf
$23
1One-way
$231One-way
2nd cheapest
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23:08Berlin Hbf (tief)7h 35m 06:43Hamburg Hbf
$42
1One-way
$421One-way
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18:52Berlin Hbf2h 23m 21:15Hamburg Hbf
$46
1One-way
$461One-way
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18:58Berlin Hbf (tief)2h 17m 21:15Hamburg Hbf
$46
1One-way
$461One-way
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19:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 44m 21:24Hamburg Hbf
$53
1One-way
$531One-way

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Prices across different modes

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Bus
Flight
Wed
May 22
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
May 23
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
May 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$11Deutsche Bahn
$93Germanwings
Sat
May 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Sun
May 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$104Eurowings
Mon
May 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Tue
May 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Wed
May 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
May 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$11Deutsche Bahn
$93Germanwings
Fri
May 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
$11Deutsche Bahn
$93Germanwings
Sat
Jun 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Sun
Jun 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$250Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
Jun 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Wed
Jun 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
Jun 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
Jun 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Sat
Jun 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Sun
Jun 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Mon
Jun 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$93Germanwings

The fastest trains

from Berlin
to Hamburg

Fastest Journey

1h 43m

Average

2h 27m

train per day

30

Distance

255 km

Showing times and prices for May 22

Of the 30 trains that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 25 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 255 km distance in an average of 2h 27m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 1h 43m .

The slowest trains will take 7h 35m 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.

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08:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 43m 10:21Hamburg Hbf
$70
1One-way
$701One-way
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12:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 43m 14:21Hamburg Hbf
$81
1One-way
$811One-way
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14:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 43m 16:21Hamburg Hbf
$60
1One-way
$601One-way
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15:40Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 43m 17:23Hamburg Hbf
$81
1One-way
$811One-way
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20:38Berlin Hbf (tief)1h 43m 22:21Hamburg Hbf
$53
1One-way
$531One-way
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Journey Summary

Berlin to Hamburg Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
2 hours 5 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $23
Trains depart from:Berlin
Trains arrive in:Hamburg
Distance:255 Kms
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

This Weekend
This month
Next Month
Fri, May 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn
06:023h 2m09:04
BerlinHamburg
Sat, May 25
Train
Deutsche Bahn
15:023h 2m18:04
BerlinHamburg
Fastest Trains from Berlin to Hamburg
Mon, May 27
Train
Deutsche Bahn
18:381h 43m20:21
BerlinHamburg
Tue, May 28
Train
Deutsche Bahn
18:381h 43m20:21
BerlinHamburg
Tue, Jun 4
Train
Deutsche Bahn
13:401h 43m15:23
BerlinHamburg
Return Train Tickets for Hamburg to Berlin
Thu, May 23
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:552h 46m07:41
HamburgBerlin
Fri, May 24
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:552h 46m07:41
HamburgBerlin
Sat, May 25
Train
Deutsche Bahn
03:271h 55m05:22
HamburgBerlin
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Berlin
Hamburg
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Amenities

Refreshments
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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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