|Distance||158 miles (255 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$21 (€17)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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 2 h 51 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 route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $21 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
For as little as $6 (€5) you can travel by train from Hamburg to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 from Hamburg to Berlin. 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's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Hamburg and Berlin are the following:
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.
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:
When taking the train between Hamburg and Berlin, you can choose to depart from train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Your journey can end in train stations such as Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Hamburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center of Berlin.
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