Cardiff to Hamburg train

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First Great Western Service
06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMHamburg Hbf
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08:41AMCardiff Central1h53 10:34AMHamburg Hbf
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10:19AMCardiff Central25h53 12:12PMHamburg Hbf
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12:18PMCardiff Central25h56 02:14PMHamburg Hbf
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03:18PMCardiff Central25h56 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Train schedule from Cardiff to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, August 18
First Great Western Service
06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMHamburg Hbf
5 transfers
First Great Western Service
08:41AMCardiff Central1h53 10:34AMHamburg Hbf
5 transfers
First Great Western Service
10:19AMCardiff Central25h53 12:12PMHamburg Hbf
5 transfers
First Great Western Service
12:18PMCardiff Central25h56 02:14PMHamburg Hbf
5 transfers
First Great Western Service
03:18PMCardiff Central25h56 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
5 transfers

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Fastest train times from Cardiff to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Aug 18

Fastest Journey

1 h 53 m

Average

16 h 18 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

921 km

It's difficult to get from Cardiff to Hamburg without transferring at least 5 times.

First Great Western Service
06:23AMCardiff Central1h53 08:16AMHamburg Hbf
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First Great Western Service
08:41AMCardiff Central1h53 10:34AMHamburg Hbf
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First Great Western Service
10:19AMCardiff Central25h53 12:12PMHamburg Hbf
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First Great Western Service
12:18PMCardiff Central25h56 02:14PMHamburg Hbf
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First Great Western Service
03:18PMCardiff Central25h56 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Overview: Train from Cardiff to Hamburg

distanceDistance571 miles (921 km)
frequencyTrain frequency4 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFirst Great Western Service

Trains from Cardiff to Hamburg cover the 571 miles (921 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 27 min with our travel partners like First Great Western Service. Normally, there are 4 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Great Western Rail from Cardiff to Hamburg trains

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Train information from Cardiff to Hamburg with Great Western Rail:

  • Average Duration: 17 h 56 min
  • Great Western Rail frequency: 3 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Cardiff to Hamburg

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FAQs

Travel between Cardiff, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Cardiff?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Hamburg from Cardiff as this information can change.

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Hamburg to Cardiff is: Fully open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Germany?

Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Hamburg?

What are the requirements?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Cardiff, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

Last checked on 8/8/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Cardiff from Hamburg here.

The train distance from Cardiff to Hamburg is around 571 miles (921 km).
The Cardiff to Hamburg train duration is on average 15 h 27 min, which is to be expected when traveling 571 miles (921 km) between Cardiff and Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Omio customers book a train from Cardiff Central   to Hamburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cardiff Central, which is located around 1.1 miles (1.8 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

When taking a train from Cardiff to Hamburg, you can count on First Great Western Service for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Hamburg from Cardiff and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Cardiff for Hamburg is 4 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Cardiff to Hamburg leaves at 6: 23 AM. The last train departing from Cardiff to Hamburg leaves at 3: 18 PM. You can find the latest Cardiff to Hamburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Hamburg
The major railway station for departures from Cardiff is Cardiff Central. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Cardiff Central for your journey from Cardiff to Hamburg.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Public transit options for Cardiff Central
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At the rear car park (Penarth Road entrance)

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