The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hamburg to Berlin will cost around $ 72 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.
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1 h 44 m
2 h 9 m
Trains per day
Of the 25 train that leave Hamburg for Berlin every day 24 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct train cover the 255 km distance in an average of 2 h 9 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 1 h 44 m .
The slowest train will take 8 h 22 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.