The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 49 m
3 h 27 m
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Of the 41 trains that leave Dortmund for Hamburg every day 15 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||177 miles (286 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||$20 (€17)|
|Train frequency||14 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 14 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Dortmund to Hamburg cover the 177 miles (286 km) long route taking on average 2 h 49 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $20 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
You can travel by train from Dortmund to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $15 (€13). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train to Hamburg from Dortmund. 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 from Dortmund to Hamburg train information:
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.
When taking the train from Dortmund to Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Dortmund Hbf, Dortmund-Germania and Dortmund-Hörde. Your route can end in train stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Dortmund.
The most popular arrival train station, Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.
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