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Train Information from Cardiff to Hamburg

distanceDistance571 miles (921 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Cardiff to Hamburg cover the 571 miles (921 km) long trip with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Cardiff Central and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Hamburg from Cardiff?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/21/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Cardiff to Hamburg before traveling.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Hamburg, Germany to Cardiff, United Kingdom?

Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Cardiff from Hamburg?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

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 requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/21/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Cardiff from Hamburg.

What is the distance between Cardiff and Hamburg by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Cardiff to Hamburg by train to be approximately 571 miles (921 km).
What station does the train from Cardiff to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg train station do I come into from Cardiff?

When taking the train from Cardiff to Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Cardiff Central, Cardiff (Queen Street) and Cardiff (Cathays). Your journey can end in train stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Cardiff Central   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Cardiff? Where is the train station in Hamburg?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Cardiff Central and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Hamburg.

How many trains are there from Cardiff to Hamburg a day?
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Cardiff to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Cardiff
Hamburg
Cardiff Central is the most popular Cardiff 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 Cardiff for your trip to Hamburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sat: 05: 40 - 21: 30 | Sun: 07: 30 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Commuter rail lines: City Line, Rhondda Line, Rhymney Line, Valley Line, South Wales Main Line
Train lines: Transport for Wales, CrossCountry, Great Western Railway

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