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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Berlin

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€20)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet

Trains from Hamburg to Berlin cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or ÖBB | Nightjet. 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 $10 (€8), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Berlin trains

For as little as $10 (€8) you can travel by train to Berlin from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Hamburg to Berlin train.

  • Average Price: $22

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Hamburg and Berlin:

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

Trains from Hamburg to Berlin

With an average of 25 trains making the journey from Hamburg to Berlin every day, passengers can make a selection that suits their traveling schedule and gives them the best opportunity to take in the sights and sounds of the German capital. Direct connections offer the fastest journey time and will arrive in just under 2 hours at the earliest. Most connections are direct, with usually only one indirect option on offer.

Which train companies travel from Hamburg to Berlin?

All services traveling between Hamburg and Berlin are operated by Deutsche Bahn. Deutsche Bahn are the main train service provider for the country and have offices and information points spread throughout all German cities.

How long is the train from Hamburg to Berlin?

The fastest direct connection between Hamburg and Berlin takes 1 hour and 54 minutes. Indirect services usually involve a total travel time of roughly 4 hours and 56 minutes, and normally require a change in Hannover station.

How many trains are there from Hamburg to Berlin?

With 25 journeys from Hamburg to Berlin taking place every day, travelers can choose from 1 to 2 departures taking place each hour. The first service departs at 7:38 a.m. with the last departure taking place at 10:30 p.m.

What is the departure and arrival stations for trains from Hamburg to Berlin?

All railway travel between Hamburg and Berlin departs from the city's central train station, Hamburg Hauptbahnhof. It is a major facility and is the second busiest station in Europe. The building is located a short walk from the city center, and culture buffs will find a famous art museum located next door. With 75 shops in total and an impressive choice of cafes and restaurants, there is much to see and do for passengers waiting to board their train to Berlin.

Arrival train station: Passengers arriving in Berlin will disembark at Berlin Hauptbahnhof, the main train station for the city. Located in the government district of Berlin, it is in a central area and nearby to many of the city's key attractions. Services found at the station include luggage lockers, taxi services, and free WiFi.

Train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 38 €
2 weeks earlier 30 €27%
3 weeks earlier 29 €31%
1 month before 32 €19%
2 months earlier 30 €27%
3 months earlier 27 €41%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Hamburg - Berlin. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Hamburg - Berlin 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 31% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Hamburg - Berlin with 2 months in advance you save up to about 27% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 41%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Berlin
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Berlin.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE