|Distance||234 miles (377 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€23)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Dresden to Hamburg cover the 234 miles (377 km) long route taking on average 9 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $29 (€23), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
You can travel by train from Dresden to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $22 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Dresden to Hamburg train.
These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Dresden and Hamburg:
Travelers can choose daily from an average of 30 train connections on the route from Dresden to Hamburg. The 378 km long distance can be bridged most quickly with one of the direct trips offered four times a day. With these connections, the total travel time for a trip by train from Dresden to Hamburg is less than 4 hours 18 minutes. These trips are particularly comfortable because you can simply sit on your seat after boarding until you arrive. A train change is not necessary. There is no more relaxed way to travel between the two cities on the Elbe.
Deutsche Bahn trains run on the entire train line between the capital of the Free State of Saxony and Hamburg. Local and long-distance trains are used. With only a few change-over connections, train passengers travel the last leg from Uelzen to Hamburg with a train of the private train company metronom.
The average travel time is about 6 hours 6 minutes for train journeys from Dresden to Hamburg. However, if you choose a direct connection when buying your ticket, you will often need less than 4.3midnight to travel by train from Dresden to Hamburg. Train connections with a change in Berlin take only a few minutes longer. train customers often travel to Berlin by Intercity train and change there to an ICE to Hamburg. Journeys with a train change in Hanover or two changes in Cottbus and Berlin take at least 5 hours 20 minutes.
Daily, 28 to 32 train connections are available to train passengers on the route between Dresden and the northern German Elbe metropolis. Once or twice an hour you can take the train from Dresden to Hamburg. Sometimes the departures take place at intervals of 0.5 hours.
Hauptbahnhof Dresden. Located at the southern end of the pedestrian zone, the station is ideally accessible on foot and with public transport. Buses and tram lines 3, 8 and 9 stop in front of and next to the building. The station offers a wide range of shopping and gastronomy facilities. W-LAN is available free of charge.
Those arriving at Hauptbahnhof Hamburg can travel from here by S-Bahn, U-Bahn and bus in all directions. The central bus station and Mönckebergstraße in the city center are only a few hundred metres away. In the station there is a free wifi, public toilets, ATMs, shops and restaurants.
When taking a train from Dresden, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Dresden Hauptbahnhof and Dresden-Neustadt. When you arrive in Hamburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Dresden Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Dresden Hauptbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.
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