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Overview: Train from Darmstadt to Hamburg

distanceDistance262 miles (422 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Darmstadt to Hamburg cover the 262 miles (422 km) long route taking on average 5 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Darmstadt Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn Darmstadt – Hamburg

You can travel by train from Darmstadt to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $18 (€15). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey from Darmstadt to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Darmstadt and Hamburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Darmstadt and Hamburg by DB is 262 miles (422 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Darmstadt and Hamburg is $21 (€18).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Darmstadt to Hamburg are the following:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Deutsche Bahn trains from Darmstadt to Hamburg


Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Darmstadt to Hamburg. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Darmstadt to Hamburg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips: Trains from Darmstadt to Hamburg

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 Darmstadt to Hamburg.

How much are cheap trains between Darmstadt and Hamburg?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Darmstadt to Hamburg for as low as $18 (€15)  for the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train between Darmstadt and Hamburg?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $24 (€20)  for a train ticket to Hamburg from Darmstadt.

How far is it from Darmstadt to Hamburg by train?

The distance to Hamburg from Darmstadt by train is approximately 262 miles (422 km).

How long is the train ride to Hamburg from Darmstadt?

On average the Darmstadt to Hamburg train time is 5 h 8 min  covering the 262 miles (422 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Darmstadt to Hamburg do I depart from? Which Hamburg train station from Darmstadt do I arrive in?

When taking the train to Hamburg from Darmstadt, you can choose to depart from train stations like Darmstadt Hbf, Darmstadt-Kranichstein and Darmstadt Ost. 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 Darmstadt Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Darmstadt located? Where is the arrival train station in Hamburg located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Darmstadt Hbf, located approximately 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center of Darmstadt. The most popular arrival train station in Hamburg, called Hamburg Hbf, is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from its city center.

Which train providers can take me to Hamburg from Darmstadt?

When taking a train from Darmstadt to Hamburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Darmstadt to Hamburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

How many train services are there to Hamburg from Darmstadt a day?

The average number of trains departing Darmstadt for Hamburg is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Darmstadt to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Darmstadt to Hamburg?

The first Darmstadt to Hamburg train departs at 6: 30 AM   and the last train from Darmstadt to Hamburg leaves at 9: 38 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Darmstadt to Hamburg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I book train tickets to Hamburg from Darmstadt to score the best deals?

If you purchase a train ticket from Darmstadt to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€20) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Darmstadt and Hamburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Darmstadt Hbf is the most popular Darmstadt 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 Darmstadt for your trip to Hamburg.