Essen to Hamburg train

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Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 26

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

FlixTrain
08:45AM3h22
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
$231One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:36AM3h31
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
$291One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM3h14
Essen
11:14AMHamburg
$321One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
02:55PM2h59
Essen
05:54PMHamburg
$401One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
04:04PM6h56
Essen
11:00PMHamburg
$771One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Essen to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, May 26
FlixTrain
08:36AM3h31
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM3h14
Essen
11:14AMHamburg
0 transfers
FlixTrain
02:55PM2h59
Essen
05:54PMHamburg
0 transfers
FlixTrain
04:04PM6h56
Essen
11:00PMHamburg
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:45AM3h22
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Essen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for May 26

Fastest Journey

2 h 59 m

Average

3 h 58 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

311 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Essen for Hamburg every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
02:55PM2h59
Essen
05:54PMHamburg
$401One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:00AM3h14
Essen
11:14AMHamburg
$321One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:45AM3h22
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
$231One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:36AM3h31
Essen
12:07PMHamburg
$291One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:30PM3h50
Essen
11:20PMHamburg
$851One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Essen to Hamburg

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price$61 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Essen to Hamburg cover the 193 miles (311 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $9 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $61 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from Essen to Hamburg trains

Travel between Essen and Hamburg from $9 (€8) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Flixtrain GmbH is a German railway company owned by Flixmobility. FlixTrain already connects many cities in Germany with its green trains. The trains run on 100 percent renewable energy. Onboard facilities: FlixTrain trains are equipped with air conditioning, toilets, USB and sockets and have plenty of legroom. You will find free WiFi on most trains and a range of food and drinks is available. There is a standard ticket that guarantees you a seat. You can take luggage with you free of charge, provided it can be stowed in the luggage racks. Find the current FlixTrain timetable for your train between Essen and Hamburg at Omio and easily book FlixTrain train tickets online.

Essen to Hamburg train information with FlixTrain:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $9
  • FlixTrain frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Essen to Hamburg

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Essen to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Essen to Hamburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Essen 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
Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hamburg can start from as little as $9 (€8) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Essen to Hamburg is $61 (€53); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Essen to Hamburg train travel time is 2 h 57 min   for the 193 mile (311 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Essen to Hamburg leaves at 7: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Essen to Hamburg leaves at 10: 52 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Essen to Hamburg without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 11 direct trains from Essen to Hamburg each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the trip from Essen to Hamburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Hamburg from Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 10: 52 PM.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Hamburg from Essen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 57 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Essen to Hamburg is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel from Essen to Hamburg including taking a train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Hamburg

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.
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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Ticket Office Hours
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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Essen Süd stationATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Frohnhausen stationParkingATMAccessibility
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Essen-Steele stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen-Hügel stationParkingAccessibility
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Essen-Kupferdreh stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen Zollverein Nord stationParkingATMAccessibility
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Essen-Steele Ost stationParkingATMAccessibility
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Essen-Bergeborbeck stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
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Essen Stadtwald stationATMTaxisAccessibility
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