The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg will cost around $ 61 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 35.
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2 h 49 m
4 h 12 m
Trains per day
Of the 48 train that leave Dortmund for Hamburg every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 287 km distance in an average of 4 h 12 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 2 h 49 m .
The slowest train will take 8 h 29 m 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.
|Avg. Train Duration:|
5 hours 52 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||$22|
|Trains depart from:||Dortmund|
|Trains arrive in:||Hamburg|
|Train Companies:||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn|
From Dortmund, train travelers reach the popular Elbe metropolis within a short time. Deutsche Bahn's direct long-distance trains require less than 3 hours for the route. On all weekdays, including weekends, the first train arriving from Dortmund arrives at Hamburg Central Station before 7 am. While the majority of the connections offered are comfortable direct journeys without changing trains, the DB also offers journeys with a train change at Hanover main station.
Thanks to its excellent long-distance services, Deutsche Bahn enables particularly short journeys by train from Dortmund to Hamburg. travelers who also want to use local trains travel between Hanover and Hamburg on trains operated by metronom.
The journey with a train from Dortmund to Hamburg takes about 2 hours 30 minutes, if no change is necessary. For most connections with a train change, the journey time increases to 3 hours. to 3 hours 20 minutes. As a rule, connections are made in Hanover, and also in Uelzen if local trains are used.
More than half of the almost 30 train connections offered on the route from Monday to Thursday and Saturdays are direct connections. On Fridays and Sundays the number of connections is slightly higher at 32 and 35 respectively. Also on these days there are 16 and 17 direct trips respectively. Every hour one or two trains leave the main station of Dortmund with the destination Hamburg.
Hauptbahnhof Dortmund. It is only a few minutes' walk from the city center. There are several underground lines in the basement. Good connections to the surrounding area exist through various S-Bahn lines. The nearby parking lot Hauptbahnhof Nord/Ladestraße offers good parking possibilities. From Dortmund Airport, travelers can reach the train station in 25 minutes by AirportExpress.
Hauptbahnhof Hamburg. There are numerous shops and restaurants in the station. Buses, suburban trains and underground trains make it easy to continue your journey to the districts of Hamburg and the surrounding area. The ZOB, from which also long-distance buses depart, is within walking distance. The journey time to Hamburg Airport with the S-Bahn line 1 is only 15 minutes.