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Deutsche Bahn

Overview: Train from Hamburg to Merseburg

distanceDistance174 miles (280 km)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Merseburg cover the 174 miles (280 km) long trip with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Merseburg.

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Deutsche Bahn trains between Hamburg and Merseburg

Travel between Hamburg and Merseburg on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 174 miles (280 km) journey from Hamburg to Merseburg with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Hamburg and Merseburg if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Hamburg and Merseburg don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Hamburg to Merseburg
Travel by train to Merseburg 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 Merseburg.
How far is Merseburg from Hamburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 174 miles (280 km)  between Hamburg and Merseburg by train.
What is the departure train station in Hamburg and arrival train station in Merseburg?

When taking the train to Merseburg from Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Your trip can end in train stations such as Merseburg and Merseburg Bergmannsring.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Merseburg.

Where is the train station in Hamburg to go to Merseburg? Where is the train station in Merseburg 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 Merseburg, located 0.2 miles (252 m) away from the city center.

What train providers go from Hamburg to Merseburg?
For the journey from Hamburg to Merseburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Hamburg and Merseburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there to Merseburg from Hamburg?
The average number of trains departing Hamburg for Merseburg is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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 Merseburg.
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

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