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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Southampton

distanceDistance515 miles (831 km)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day

Trains from Hamburg to Southampton cover the 515 miles (831 km) long trip taking on average 18 h 15 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 Southampton Central.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains to Southampton from Hamburg?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

Do I need to 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 Southampton, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/21/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Southampton from Hamburg as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Germany from Southampton, United Kingdom?

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

Is my return train into Hamburg from Southampton 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 Southampton?

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 1/21/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Southampton closer to your date of departure here here.

How far is Southampton from Hamburg by train?

You should expect to travel around 515 miles (831 km)  between Hamburg and Southampton by train.

How long is the train from Hamburg to Southampton?

While the time it takes to travel 515 miles (831 km) between Hamburg and Southampton can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Southampton train journey time is on average 18 h 15 min.

Which train station from Hamburg to Southampton do I depart from? Which Southampton train station from Hamburg do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your route from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. In Southampton you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Southampton Central, Southampton Airport Parkway and Southampton Town Quay.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Southampton Central.

Where do I find the Hamburg train station to Southampton? Where is the Southampton train station?

Passengers booking this trip 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 Southampton most often arrive at Southampton Central and need to travel around 0.5 miles (757 m) from this train station to the city center.

How many train services per day are there between Hamburg and Southampton?

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

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Southampton
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 Southampton.
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U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
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