Berlin to Hamburg Train with DB ICE

Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Cheapest

38

Average

84

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

Cheapest
11:08PMBerlin Hbf7h35 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
2 transfers
381One-way
07:06AMBerlin Hbf2h05 09:11AMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
611One-way
09:38PMBerlin Hbf1h55 11:33PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
631One-way
08:06PMBerlin Hbf1h50 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
671One-way
07:06PMBerlin Hbf2h13 09:19PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
671One-way

Train schedule from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, December 9
04:30AMBerlin Hbf2h52 07:22AMHamburg Hbf
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05:28AMBerlin Hbf1h57 07:25AMHamburg Hbf
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06:38AMBerlin Hbf1h47 08:25AMHamburg Hbf
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07:06AMBerlin Hbf2h05 09:11AMHamburg Hbf
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07:38AMBerlin Hbf1h46 09:24AMHamburg Hbf
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08:38AMBerlin Hbf1h43 10:21AMHamburg Hbf
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09:06AMBerlin Hbf2h05 11:11AMHamburg Hbf
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09:38AMBerlin Hbf1h46 11:24AMHamburg Hbf
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10:06AMBerlin Hbf1h45 11:51AMHamburg Hbf
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10:38AMBerlin Hbf1h43 12:21PMHamburg Hbf
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11:06AMBerlin Hbf2h05 01:11PMHamburg Hbf
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11:38AMBerlin Hbf1h46 01:24PMHamburg Hbf
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12:06PMBerlin Hbf1h48 01:54PMHamburg Hbf
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12:38PMBerlin Hbf1h43 02:21PMHamburg Hbf
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01:03PMBerlin Hbf2h09 03:12PMHamburg Hbf
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01:38PMBerlin Hbf1h46 03:24PMHamburg Hbf
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02:03PMBerlin Hbf1h56 03:59PMHamburg Hbf
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02:38PMBerlin Hbf1h43 04:21PMHamburg Hbf
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03:06PMBerlin Hbf2h05 05:11PMHamburg Hbf
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03:38PMBerlin Hbf1h46 05:24PMHamburg Hbf
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04:03PMBerlin Hbf2h09 06:12PMHamburg Hbf
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04:38PMBerlin Hbf1h44 06:22PMHamburg Hbf
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05:06PMBerlin Hbf2h06 07:12PMHamburg Hbf
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05:38PMBerlin Hbf1h46 07:24PMHamburg Hbf
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06:05PMBerlin Hbf1h46 07:51PMHamburg Hbf
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06:38PMBerlin Hbf1h45 08:23PMHamburg Hbf
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07:06PMBerlin Hbf2h13 09:19PMHamburg Hbf
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07:38PMBerlin Hbf1h46 09:24PMHamburg Hbf
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08:06PMBerlin Hbf1h50 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
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08:38PMBerlin Hbf1h44 10:22PMHamburg Hbf
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09:38PMBerlin Hbf1h55 11:33PMHamburg Hbf
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10:38PMBerlin Hbf1h55 12:33AMHamburg Hbf
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10:59PMBerlin Hbf6h58 05:57AMHamburg Hbf
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11:08PMBerlin Hbf7h35 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
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11:19PMBerlin Hbf6h38 05:57AMHamburg Hbf
2 transfers

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Fastest train times from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Dec 09

Fastest Journey

1 h 43 m

Average

2 h 20 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

255 km

Of the 35 trains that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 31 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
10:38AMBerlin Hbf1h43 12:21PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
881One-way
Fastest
12:38PMBerlin Hbf1h43 02:21PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
921One-way
Fastest
08:38AMBerlin Hbf1h43 10:21AMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
881One-way
Fastest
02:38PMBerlin Hbf1h43 04:21PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
921One-way
2nd Fastest
04:38PMBerlin Hbf1h44 06:22PMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
1021One-way

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Overview: Train from Berlin to Hamburg

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 54 min
priceAverage train ticket price$73 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency30 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 29 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 54 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 30 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $73 (€65), but the average price of train tickets is $73 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Hamburg trains

Find the best trains to Hamburg from Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $73 (€65). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Hamburg train.

Train information from Berlin to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 27 a day

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.

Travel Tips: Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel by train 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 Berlin to Hamburg.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Berlin to Hamburg to cost as little as $73 (€65)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Berlin and Hamburg is on average $73 (€65)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Berlin to Hamburg by train to be approximately 158 miles (255 km).
On average the Berlin to Hamburg train time is 1 h 54 min  covering the 158 miles (255 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Berlin train stations to Hamburg you can start your journey from include Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Hamburg include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Berlin Hbf   and arriving in Hamburg Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the train station to the city center in Hamburg.

For the best Berlin to Hamburg train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Berlin to Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 29 direct trains per day from Berlin to Hamburg, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you buy your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Berlin for Hamburg is 30 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Berlin to Hamburg train departs at 5: 28 AM   and the last train from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 10: 38 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Berlin to Hamburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you buy train tickets to Hamburg from Berlin within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $73 (€65) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Berlin to Hamburg a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Hamburg

Berlin
Hamburg
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin 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 Berlin for your trip to Hamburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transit options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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