The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Düsseldorf to Hamburg will cost around $ 70 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 39.
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3 h 21 m
4 h 11 m
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Of the 39 trains that leave Düsseldorf 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 trains cover the 342 km distance in an average of 4 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 21 m .
The slowest trains will take 7 h 56 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.
|Distance||211 miles (341 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 50 min|
|Average train ticket price||$34 (€28)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Hamburg-Köln-Express|
Trains from Düsseldorf to Hamburg cover the 211 miles (341 km) long route taking on average 3 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Hamburg-Köln-Express. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€15), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
For as little as $18 (€15) you can travel by train from Düsseldorf to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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 Düsseldorf to Hamburg train.
Train information from Düsseldorf to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Düsseldorf to Hamburg:
There are several trains per hour from Monday to Friday between 2.30 and 22.40 on the Dusseldorf - Hamburg train line. From approx. 5.30 a.m. three trains depart per hour, before these are only approx once per hour on the way. Deutsche Bahn also offers a regular train service on weekends. There are both direct connections and routes that require 1 or more transfers. In general the routes without change are the fastest variant and last on average about 3 - 4 hours. Deutsche Bahn uses ICE and IC trains on the route.
Neben der German course is also the private offerer Flixtrain on the distance Dusseldorf - Hamburg on the way. The trip takes place in the week 2x daily in the morning and in the afternoon. For the route Dusseldorf HBF - Hamburg HBF the provider needs almost 4 hours.
In the Hanseatic City of Hamburg, travelers can discover shipping history over a fish sandwich on the Elbe or Alster. A discovery tour through Hamburg's Speicherstadt is not only exciting for architecture lovers. the buildings from 1888, built on oak piles in neo-Gothic brick architecture, offer every visitor an insight into Hamburg's history. International flair meets Hamburg neighborhood - on the popular Reeperbahn you can wander through clubs and pubs. Hamburg is known for musicals, theatre and opera and offers a wide range of attractions.
Both the Deutsche Bahn and the Flixtrain start their journey at Dusseldorf Hauptbahnhof. It is centrally located in the city center and can be reached by public transport. Numerous suburban trains stop directly at the main train station (S1, S6-S8, S11, S28, S68) and thus make it possible to get there even from more distant areas. In Dusseldorf itself there are trams and buses operated by the Rheinbahn.
Dusseldorf - Hamburg Direct journeys stop all at Hauptbahnhof Hamburg. This is centrally located in the city center and allows a fast and comfortable onward journey to other parts of the city. It is connected to the public transport system by the suburban trains S1-S3, S11, S21 and S31, as well as the underground lines U1-U4. Flixtrain and DB also stop at the station Hamburg-Harburg, an important traffic junction in the south of the city. Hamburg Köln Express also has the station Hamburg-Altona on the route in its programme, DB also offers this stop on selected routes.
There are a few train stations in Düsseldorf to start your route from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. In Hamburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf, 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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