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Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 19

Cheapest

$33

Average

$58

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 Essen to Hamburg will cost around $ 58 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 33.

2nd Cheapest
09:00PMEssen Hbf3h14 12:14AMHamburg Hbf
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$331One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:02PMEssen Hbf3h14 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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$331One-way
09:53PMEssen Hbf7h28 05:21AMHamburg Hbf
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$411One-way
06:02PMEssen Hbf3h12 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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$441One-way
01:41PMEssen Hbf4h45 06:26PMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Hamburg

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03:06AMEssen Hbf3h44 06:50AMHamburg Hbf
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05:00AMEssen Hbf3h33 08:33AMHamburg Hbf
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05:22AMEssen Hbf3h34 08:56AMHamburg Hbf
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06:00AMEssen Hbf3h14 09:14AMHamburg Hbf
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07:04AMEssen Hbf2h46 09:50AMHamburg Hbf
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07:23AMEssen Hbf3h31 10:54AMHamburg Hbf
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08:02AMEssen Hbf3h11 11:13AMHamburg Hbf
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09:00AMEssen Hbf3h14 12:14PMHamburg Hbf
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09:23AMEssen Hbf3h32 12:55PMHamburg Hbf
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10:02AMEssen Hbf3h12 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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10:58AMEssen Hbf2h51 01:49PMHamburg Hbf
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11:00AMEssen Hbf3h14 02:14PMHamburg Hbf
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11:23AMEssen Hbf3h30 02:53PMHamburg Hbf
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12:02PMEssen Hbf3h10 03:12PMHamburg Hbf
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12:17PMEssen Hbf4h26 04:43PMHamburg Hbf
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01:00PMEssen Hbf2h50 03:50PMHamburg Hbf
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01:23PMEssen Hbf3h31 04:54PMHamburg Hbf
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01:41PMEssen Hbf4h45 06:26PMHamburg Hbf
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01:53PMEssen Hbf4h36 06:29PMHamburg Hbf
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02:02PMEssen Hbf3h12 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:23PMEssen Hbf3h31 05:54PMHamburg Hbf
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03:00PMEssen Hbf3h14 06:14PMHamburg Hbf
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03:23PMEssen Hbf3h30 06:53PMHamburg Hbf
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04:02PMEssen Hbf3h12 07:14PMHamburg Hbf
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04:23PMEssen Hbf3h30 07:53PMHamburg Hbf
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05:01PMEssen Hbf3h13 08:14PMHamburg Hbf
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05:23PMEssen Hbf3h35 08:58PMHamburg Hbf
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06:02PMEssen Hbf3h12 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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06:57PMEssen Hbf2h53 09:50PMHamburg Hbf
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07:22PMEssen Hbf3h32 10:54PMHamburg Hbf
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08:02PMEssen Hbf3h14 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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09:00PMEssen Hbf3h14 12:14AMHamburg Hbf
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09:53PMEssen Hbf7h28 05:21AMHamburg Hbf
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Fri
May 20
$30FlixTrain
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$100Eurowings
Sat
May 21
$19FlixTrain
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$78Eurowings
Sun
May 22
$29Deutsche Bahn
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$89Eurowings
Mon
May 23
$19FlixTrain
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$100Eurowings
Tue
May 24
$11FlixTrain
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$78Eurowings
Wed
May 25
$20Deutsche Bahn
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$55Tuifly
Thu
May 26
$19FlixTrain
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$78Eurowings
Fri
May 27
$11FlixTrain
$22Flixbus
$55Eurowings
Sat
May 28
$19FlixTrain
$19Flixbus
$78Eurowings
Sun
May 29
$33Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$333Eurowings
Tue
May 31
$20Deutsche Bahn
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$100Eurowings
Wed
Jun 1
$11FlixTrain
$19Flixbus
$111Eurowings
Thu
Jun 2
$11FlixTrain
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$44Eurowings
Fri
Jun 3
$27Deutsche Bahn with connection
$31Flixbus
$89Eurowings
Mon
Jun 6
$19FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$111Air Baltic
Tue
Jun 7
$19FlixTrain
$27Flixbus
$78Eurowings

Fastest train times from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 19

Fastest Journey

2 h 46 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

33

Distance

311 km

Of the 33 trains that leave Essen for Hamburg every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 311 km distance in an average of 3 h 32 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 46 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 28 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.

Fastest
07:04AMEssen Hbf2h46 09:50AMHamburg Hbf
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$511One-way
2nd Fastest
01:00PMEssen Hbf2h50 03:50PMHamburg Hbf
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$511One-way
10:58AMEssen Hbf2h51 01:49PMHamburg Hbf
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$601One-way
06:57PMEssen Hbf2h53 09:50PMHamburg Hbf
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$511One-way
12:02PMEssen Hbf3h10 03:12PMHamburg Hbf
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$601One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Hamburg

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 56 min
priceAverage train ticket price$22 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Essen to Hamburg cover the 193 miles (311 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 56 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $11 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $22 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Hamburg trains

Find the best trains between Essen and Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $11 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

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 between Essen and Hamburg. 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 Essen to Hamburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $29
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 4 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets to Hamburg from Essen due to the coronavirus:

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

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen 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 Essen to Hamburg.
FAQs

How much do cheap trains from Essen to Hamburg cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Essen to Hamburg for as low as $11 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Hamburg from Essen?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen to Hamburg train price to come in at an average of $22 (€20)  one way.

How many miles is it from Essen to Hamburg by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance from Essen to Hamburg by train to be approximately 193 miles (311 km).

How long is the train ride between Essen and Hamburg?

On average the Essen to Hamburg train time is 2 h 56 min  covering the 193 miles (311 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which train station from Essen to Hamburg do I depart from? Which Hamburg train station from Essen do I arrive in?

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf   to Hamburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Essen? Where is the train station in Hamburg?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Essen Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Essen. The most popular arrival train station in Hamburg, called Hamburg Hbf, is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from its city center.

What train providers go from Essen to Hamburg?

Take the Essen to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey to Hamburg from Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many train services are there to Hamburg from Essen a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Essen to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When can I take the first train from Essen to Hamburg? When can I take the last train for the day?

You can take the first train from Essen to Hamburg at 5: 15 AM. The last train from Essen to Hamburg that you can take departs at 8: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Essen to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Essen to Hamburg to get the best deals?

If you book the Essen to Hamburg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€20). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Hamburg from Essen. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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