The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Hamburg to Düsseldorf will cost around $ 14 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.
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3 h 29 m
4 h 11 m
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Of the 3 trains that leave Hamburg for Düsseldorf every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 342 km distance in an average of 4 h 11 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 29 m .
The slowest trains will take 5 h 23 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.
|Distance||211 miles (341 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 39 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€20)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Hamburg-Köln-Express|
Trains from Hamburg to Düsseldorf cover the 211 miles (341 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Hamburg-Köln-Express. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $24 (€20), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Düsseldorf Hbf.
Find the best trains between Hamburg and Düsseldorf with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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 Düsseldorf train.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Hamburg and Düsseldorf and when traveling by train:
From Hamburg to Dusseldorf, trains run several times from Monday to Friday to Dusseldorf Central Station. Deutsche Bahn also offers regular train connections on weekends. In general, the journey time can vary greatly depending on whether it is a direct connection or a connection with a stopover. The cheapest offers are available during the week until 22.45; they usually last about three to four hours with the ICE.
The starting point for most trains from Hamburg to Dusseldorf is Hamburg Central Station. From there, the journey goes south to the Rhine. The FlixTrain has the main station Hamburg as well as the stops Hamburg-Harburg and Hamburg-Altona.
Hamburg Central Station is located on the eastern edge of the city center. Since all S-Bahn lines in the city (S1/S11, S2/S21 and S3/S31) run through the station, the S-Bahn is an important means of transport in the direction of long-distance traffic.
The Hamburg-Dusseldorf train is normally offered as a direct connection. The HKX, EC and IC serve the route without intermediate stops. With the ICE you can also travel the route via Hanover Hauptbahnhof (main station). A direct connection is offered daily in about every 10-20 minutes and takes about 3 hours 24 minutes up to 4 hours.
In Dusseldorf there is a tram stop directly below the main station. It is served by all light train lines. Buses stop at Dusseldorf Central Station in front of the main entrance.
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 departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When arriving in Düsseldorf, you can end your journey in train stations like Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath.
Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Düsseldorf most often arrive at Düsseldorf Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this train station to the city center.
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