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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Interlaken

distanceDistance484 miles (781 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€41)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Interlaken cover the 484 miles (781 km) long route taking on average 8 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $35 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€41). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Interlaken Ost.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Interlaken trains

Travel from Hamburg to Interlaken from $35 (€30) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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 Interlaken train.

Train information from Hamburg to Interlaken with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 48 min
  • Average Price: $35
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Interlaken, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

Deutsche Bahn trains from Hamburg to Interlaken


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 Interlaken. 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 Interlaken and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.

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Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Interlaken

Travel by train to Interlaken 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 Interlaken.

What are the travel restrictions for Interlaken, Switzerland if I'm coming from Hamburg, Germany by train?

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

Can I enter Switzerland from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Interlaken, Switzerland?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Hamburg to Interlaken as this information can change.

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

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

Is my return train into Hamburg from Interlaken restricted?

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

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

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 1/27/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Interlaken closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Hamburg and Interlaken cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Hamburg to Interlaken trains for as little as $35 (€30)  in the next 7 days.

How much is the train from Hamburg to Interlaken on average?

The train price between Hamburg and Interlaken is on average $48 (€41)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Interlaken by train?

The Hamburg to Interlaken train distance is approximately 484 miles (781 km).

How long is the train ride between Hamburg and Interlaken?

While the time it takes to travel 484 miles (781 km) from Hamburg to Interlaken can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Interlaken train journey time is on average 8 h 58 min.

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

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 Interlaken, you can end your journey in train stations like Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal.

Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf   to Interlaken Ost   most frequently for this route.

Where is the Hamburg train station located? Where is the Interlaken 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 Interlaken Ost, located 0.5 miles (785 m) away from the city center.

What train companies go from Hamburg to Interlaken?

If you're looking for trains from Hamburg to Interlaken, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Interlaken. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Hamburg to Interlaken journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains from Hamburg to Interlaken?

Yes, there is 1 direct train per day from Hamburg to Interlaken. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.

How many trains are there between Hamburg and Interlaken a day?

The average number of trains departing Hamburg for Interlaken is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

The first Hamburg to Interlaken train departs at 7: 24 AM   and the last train from Hamburg to Interlaken leaves at 7: 24 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hamburg to Interlaken on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I buy the Hamburg to Interlaken train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Hamburg to Interlaken is on average $48 (€41) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Interlaken from Hamburg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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 Interlaken.
Amenities at station
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
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