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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Bern

distanceDistance471 miles (759 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Bern cover the 471 miles (759 km) long route taking on average 9 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $36 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $36 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn between Hamburg and Bern

For as little as $36 (€30) you can travel by train from Hamburg to Bern 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 Bern train.

Train information from Hamburg to Bern with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 49 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Hamburg to Bern:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Hamburg to Bern

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Hamburg to Bern. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Hamburg to Bern and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Bern

Travel by train to Bern 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 Hamburg to Bern.
FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Hamburg and Bern?

Travel by train between Hamburg, Germany and Bern, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Bern from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Hamburg?

Entry Requirements:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Bern, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Hamburg to Bern closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Bern, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Bern to Hamburg is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Switzerland?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Bern?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/19/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hamburg from Bern here.

How much do cheap trains between Hamburg and Bern cost?

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Hamburg to Bern for the next 7 days starting from $36 (€30)  one way.

How much is a train ticket from Hamburg to Bern?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Hamburg to Bern train price to come in at an average of $36 (€30)  one way.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Bern by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Hamburg and Bern by train to be approximately 471 miles (759 km).

How long is the train ride to Bern from Hamburg?

While the time it takes to travel 471 miles (759 km) to Bern from Hamburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Bern train journey time is on average 9 h.

What station does the train from Hamburg to Bern depart from? Which Bern train station do I come into from Hamburg?

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

Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf   to Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Hamburg train station located? Where is the Bern train station located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Bern, Bahnhof Postautostation, located 0.4 miles (671 m) away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Hamburg to Bern?

When taking a train from Hamburg to Bern, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Bern. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Hamburg to Bern and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

Are there any direct trains from Hamburg to Bern?

Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Hamburg to Bern. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

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

On average, there is 1 train a day from Hamburg to Bern. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Hamburg to Bern? When is the last train from Hamburg to Bern?

The first Hamburg to Bern train departs at 5: 18 AM   and the last train from Hamburg to Bern leaves at 7: 50 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hamburg to Bern on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I book train tickets from Hamburg to Bern for the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets between Hamburg and Bern within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€30) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Hamburg to Bern a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Bern
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 Bern.
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