Dortmund to Hamburg train

Cheap train tickets from Dortmund to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

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13

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30

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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09:25PMDortmund Hbf2h50 12:15AMHamburg Hbf
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08:25PMDortmund Hbf2h51 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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03:32AMDortmund Hbf3h18 06:50AMHamburg Hbf
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06:28AMDortmund Hbf3h26 09:54AMHamburg Hbf
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04:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 07:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Train schedule from Dortmund to Hamburg

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12:34AMDortmund Hbf4h54 05:28AMHamburg Hbf
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03:32AMDortmund Hbf3h18 06:50AMHamburg Hbf
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05:25AMDortmund Hbf3h08 08:33AMHamburg Hbf
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05:35AMDortmund Hbf3h39 09:14AMHamburg Hbf
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05:46AMDortmund Hbf3h46 09:32AMHamburg Hbf
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05:55AMDortmund Hbf3h19 09:14AMHamburg Hbf
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06:22AMDortmund Hbf3h29 09:51AMHamburg Hbf
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06:28AMDortmund Hbf3h26 09:54AMHamburg Hbf
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06:28AMDortmund Hbf4h15 10:43AMHamburg Hbf
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07:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 10:14AMHamburg Hbf
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07:48AMDortmund Hbf3h42 11:30AMHamburg Hbf
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07:55AMDortmund Hbf3h21 11:16AMHamburg Hbf
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08:28AMDortmund Hbf3h30 11:58AMHamburg Hbf
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08:28AMDortmund Hbf4h15 12:43PMHamburg Hbf
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09:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 12:14PMHamburg Hbf
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09:35AMDortmund Hbf3h23 12:58PMHamburg Hbf
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10:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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11:00AMDortmund Hbf2h50 01:50PMHamburg Hbf
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11:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 02:14PMHamburg Hbf
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12:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 03:14PMHamburg Hbf
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12:28PMDortmund Hbf4h15 04:43PMHamburg Hbf
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12:28PMDortmund Hbf4h35 05:03PMHamburg Hbf
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12:35PMDortmund Hbf3h16 03:51PMHamburg Hbf
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01:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 04:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:28PMDortmund Hbf4h01 06:29PMHamburg Hbf
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02:35PMDortmund Hbf3h18 05:53PMHamburg Hbf
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03:24PMDortmund Hbf2h50 06:14PMHamburg Hbf
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04:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 07:14PMHamburg Hbf
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04:28PMDortmund Hbf4h15 08:43PMHamburg Hbf
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04:28PMDortmund Hbf3h27 07:55PMHamburg Hbf
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05:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 08:14PMHamburg Hbf
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05:35PMDortmund Hbf3h39 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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05:47PMDortmund Hbf3h42 09:29PMHamburg Hbf
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05:55PMDortmund Hbf3h19 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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06:06PMDortmund Hbf3h33 09:39PMHamburg Hbf
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06:59PMDortmund Hbf2h51 09:50PMHamburg Hbf
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07:25PMDortmund Hbf2h49 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
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08:25PMDortmund Hbf2h51 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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09:25PMDortmund Hbf2h50 12:15AMHamburg Hbf
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10:26PMDortmund Hbf6h55 05:21AMHamburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Dortmund to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Feb 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

3 h 27 m

Trains per day

41

Distance

287 km

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.

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10:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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09:25AMDortmund Hbf2h49 12:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Overview: Train from Dortmund to Hamburg

distanceDistance177 miles (286 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 49 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 14 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Dortmund to Hamburg trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 52 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 14 a day


Train from Dortmund to Hamburg

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.

Which train companies travel from Dortmund to Hamburg?

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.

How long does the train journey from Dortmund to Hamburg take?

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.

How often can you take the train from Dortmund to Hamburg?

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.

Stations on the route Dortmund - 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.


Deutsche Bahn trains from Dortmund to Hamburg

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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 Dortmund 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 Dortmund to Hamburg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Dortmund to Hamburg

Travel Tips: 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 Dortmund to Hamburg.
FAQs
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Hamburg from Dortmund for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.
The train price between Dortmund and Hamburg is on average $20 (€17)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
The Dortmund to Hamburg train distance is approximately 177 miles (286 km).
On average the Dortmund to Hamburg train travel time is 2 h 49 min  for the 177 miles (286 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

Take the Dortmund to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Dortmund to Hamburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 14 direct trains per day from Dortmund to Hamburg, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
On average, there are 14 trains a day from Dortmund to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Dortmund to Hamburg at 7: 25 PM. The last train from Dortmund to Hamburg that you can take departs at 7: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Dortmund to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
If you book a train ticket from Dortmund to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€17) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Hamburg from Dortmund are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this connection

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Hamburg
Dortmund Hbf is the most popular Dortmund 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 Dortmund for your trip to Hamburg.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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