The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Rotterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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5 h 40 m
5 h 40 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Hamburg to Rotterdam without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||257 miles (415 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 55 min|
|Average train ticket price||$51 (€44)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain|
Trains from Hamburg to Rotterdam cover the 257 miles (415 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $31 (€27), but the average price of train tickets is $51 (€44). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
You can travel by train between Hamburg and Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $31 (€27). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Rotterdam from Hamburg. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Train information from Hamburg to Rotterdam with Deutsche Bahn:
Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Rotterdam, Netherlands by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Hamburg and Rotterdam before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Rotterdam to Hamburg is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/22/23. 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 Rotterdam here.
There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. In Rotterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Noord and Rotterdam Blaak.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Rotterdam Centraal.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Rotterdam, called Rotterdam Centraal, is located around 0.6 miles (876 m) away from its city center.
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