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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Birmingham

distanceDistance499 miles (805 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Hamburg to Birmingham cover the 499 miles (805 km) long route taking on average 18 h 29 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Hamburg, Germany to Birmingham, United Kingdom?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Birmingham, United Kingdom by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into United Kingdom from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Birmingham, United Kingdom?

When traveling in United Kingdom, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 1/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Hamburg and Birmingham before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Hamburg, Germany from Birmingham, United Kingdom?

The restriction level for your return train to Hamburg, Germany from Birmingham is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Hamburg from Birmingham restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Birmingham closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from Hamburg to Birmingham by train?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Birmingham from Hamburg by train to be approximately 499 miles (805 km).

How many hours is the train time to Birmingham from Hamburg?

The Hamburg to Birmingham train duration is on average 18 h 29 min, which is to be expected when traveling 499 miles (805 km) between Hamburg and Birmingham. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Birmingham?

There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. In Birmingham you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Birmingham New Street and Birmingham Moor Street.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Birmingham New Street.

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

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Birmingham most often arrive at Birmingham New Street and need to travel around 0.2 miles (399 m) from this train station to the city center.

How many train services per day are there to Birmingham from Hamburg?

On average, there are 2 trains a day from Hamburg to Birmingham. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Birmingham
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 Birmingham.
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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