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Train Information between Erfurt and Hamburg

distanceDistance184 miles (296 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 17 min
priceAverage train ticket price$24 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Erfurt to Hamburg cover the 184 miles (296 km) long route taking on average 4 h 17 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $21 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Erfurt to Hamburg

You can travel by train from Erfurt to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $21 (€18). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 184 miles (296 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Erfurt to Hamburg. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Erfurt and Hamburg on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Erfurt to Hamburg you can pay as low as $21 (€18).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Erfurt to Hamburg:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Erfurt to Hamburg
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 Erfurt to Hamburg.
What is the price of the cheapest train from Erfurt to Hamburg?
Train tickets between Erfurt and Hamburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $21 (€18)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Erfurt to Hamburg?
The train price from Erfurt to Hamburg is on average $24 (€20)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this trip in the next 7 days.
How far is Erfurt to Hamburg by train?
The Erfurt to Hamburg train distance is approximately 184 miles (296 km).
How long is the train ride from Erfurt to Hamburg?
On average the Erfurt to Hamburg train travel time is 4 h 17 min  for the 184 miles (296 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Erfurt to Hamburg, which train station in Erfurt do I depart from and which train station in Hamburg do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Erfurt, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. 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 Erfurt Hbf   to Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Erfurt located? Where is the arrival train station in Hamburg located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0.5 miles (792 m) from the city center of Erfurt.

The most popular arrival train station, Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.

What train companies go from Erfurt to Hamburg?
For the best Erfurt to Hamburg train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Hamburg from Erfurt to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services per day are there from Erfurt to Hamburg?
The average number of trains departing Erfurt for Hamburg is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Erfurt to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Erfurt to Hamburg?
You can take the first train from Erfurt to Hamburg at 5: 28 AM. The last train from Erfurt to Hamburg that you can take departs at 9: 17 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Erfurt to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy the Erfurt to Hamburg train for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Hamburg from Erfurt within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $24 (€20) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Erfurt to Hamburg a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Erfurt Hbf is the most popular Erfurt 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 Erfurt for your trip to Hamburg.