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Cheap train tickets and times from Hanover to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jun 20

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

1 h 14 m

Average

1 h 23 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

135 km

Cheap train tickets from Hanover to start from $18 with an average ticket price of $39.

The fastest train from Hanover to takes 1h 14m in comparison to an average duration of 1h 23m and covers a distance of 135 km.

8 trains that leave Hanover for every day with 8 travelling directly.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
07:59AM1h33
Hanover Hbf
09:32AMHamburg Hbf
$181One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:30AM1h34
Hanover Hbf
08:04AMHamburg Hbf
$361One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:54AM1h36
Hanover Hbf
07:30AMHamburg Hbf
$361One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:36AM1h19
Hanover Hbf
10:55AMHamburg Hbf
$531One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:36AM1h21
Hanover Hbf
08:57AMHamburg Hbf
$531One-way
0 transfers

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Pros
IconGood quality
IconHave a good trip
IconRelaxed
Cons
IconSometimes too late
The first thing I noticed when I got on the train was something special. The seats looked very comfortable and there were sockets for all sorts of things such as charging cables etc. .... The price-performance ratio was good. There were also WCs. The train is actually quite good as far as punctuality is concerned.
Pros
IconNice staff
Cons
IconHygiene
IconVolume
IconDelay
IconFood
I cannot recommend this train journey. Already at the first delay I was annoyed and the toilets were not clean either. There were stains on their seats and the tables were also dirty. The other passengers were very noisy and the food was also cold and not tasty. The only good thing was the staff, who were nice and always tried to help me. The train arrived at its destination on time.
Pros
IconQuiet ride
IconOn time
Cons
IconCrowded
The ICE journey from Hanover to Hamburg was very pleasant. I checked in using my smartphone and was not checked, but was able to watch my film in a relaxed and undisturbed manner. The train journey was quiet and punctual. And the restaurant staff were very nice, the wrap was also very tasty.
Pros
IconPunctuality
Cons
IconSometimes no sockets
With a few exceptions, the train from Hanover to Hamburg always arrives on time, the staff are friendly, hygiene is fine, and as soon as you notice something, the staff clean up the mess immediately. I travel the route frequently and have had no problems so far. Highly recommended.
Pros
IconOn time
Cons
IconNone
I have the BahnCard 25. So price-wise, although I booked just 3 weeks before, I was mega satisfied. It was super relaxed to travel on a Saturday morning. It was relatively full, but our reserved seats were free. I think the train staff have become a bit more fun and friendly. I didn't use the toilet on the short journey. Neither did the wifi.
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IconQuick
IconComfortable
Iconwifi
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IconDirty
IconAccording to
IconUnpunctual
I often travel by ICE, and this journey in particular has stayed in my memory. I had bought the ticket online the evening before. The wait began at the platform in Hanover. The ICE was about 30 minutes late. When the ICE arrived, I sat down in the quiet carriage. Unfortunately, it was anything but quiet there. Children were screaming around and their parents were busy with their smartphones. So I connected my phone to the wifi, which worked very quickly and easily. I put on headphones and had peace and quiet. The conductor was very friendly. The staff selling hot drinks were disappointingly pushy. I was ticked off 5 times during the almost 1.5 hour journey to see if I wanted to buy something. The train was very dirty. None of the train staff thought it necessary to take away any of the rubbish that the ladies had previously sold to the passengers. I did not visit the toilets. I will definitely take the car for spontaneous trips in the future. The price-performance ratio was absolutely not right.
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Iconkind staff
Iconcheap ticket
This was my outward journey in second class and I can only pass it on as everything worked out. My train arrived on time and I was greeted very politely by nice staff. The wifi was very good despite many users. I ordered some food and it arrived very quickly, it was very fresh and tasty. The toilets were very clean. I had several power sockets at my seat. This ride was great and the atmosphere was great and what is also not to forget is the great price.
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IconComfort
Cons
IconPunctuality
The facilities on the train were very good. I had good wifi throughout and a power socket. The seats were very comfortable and the volume was pleasant. The food was not so good. The staff were nice and friendly and I did not have a reservation option. The information was all given to me. The toilets were also clean and I could use them normally. I think it's a pity that the train was a bit late. That's why I almost missed my appointment. I didn't have to change trains and the price-performance ratio wasn't that good. But I still recommend the ticket because it was nice and comfortable.
Pros
Iconpleasant journey
Icongood food
I had a trip with my friend, we went inside and it smelled very fresh inside, we ordered something for us, it was fresh and delicious and it came without waiting, then we went online and it was very nice, we had a very pleasant trip, this train deserves 5 stars. A very great journey. My train also came on time. This was my outward journey and the staff were very polite.
Pros
Icongood wifi
Icongood service
I was in 2nd class and this was my outward journey. The staff were very nice and friendly. The food was very tasty. You could take packed lunches if you didn't manage to eat it all on the train. The train looked very nice. The temperature on the train was very pleasant. I liked the internet as I could still work on the laptop. This trip gets 5 stars from me and I would definitely recommend it.
Pros
IconGreat cleanliness
Cons
IconDelay
I found the journey itself very pleasant. The loo was great to use, it wasn't dirty and didn't stink either. The train itself was also very clean. Power sockets were available, wifi was not. The ticket inspection was also straightforward. The only thing to criticise is that we arrived 20 minutes late and missed our connecting bus.
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IconHeaters were on
IconBeautiful view
IconFair prices
Cons
IconA slight delay
I can recommend this journey. There is only one negative thing, and that is the slight delay. Otherwise everything was wonderful. It was cold that day, but it was warm on the train as the heaters were on. The view from the window during the journey was very nice. The prices on the menu were fair. The staff did a good job. I ordered a croissant and a coffee. Both arrived quickly, were fresh and delicious. My seat was very comfortable. The whole train was clean.
Pros
IconRelaxed
Cons
IconRude conductor
I travelled second class and am quite satisfied. I watched Netflix during the journey and was able to charge my mobile phone using a power socket. The train was well cleaned and the toilet was also good by train standards. We were on time. The only thing to criticise is that the conductor was very unfriendly. Our "neighbours" didn't find their ticket straight away and were immediately snapped at.
Pros
IconPunctuality
IconClean train
Cons
IconNot mobility-friendly
The wifi and sockets worked without any problems. However, the wifi was a little underpowered and could be expanded. The seats and floor were clean and the noise level on the train was low. The gastronomic offer in the ICE was available. The toilets were quite clean. However, they could have been a little cleaner. As usual, the connection with the ICE was free of changes. The ICE was very punctual when it arrived at the main station in Hanover. The price of the ticket was reasonable, but still too high. As always, the journey was comfortable and relaxed.
Pros
IconClean train
IconPunctuality
Cons
IconCoffee machine in the on-board restaurant broken
The wifi worked well and was fast. The sockets also worked perfectly. The train was relatively full, but there were still enough seats available. It was quiet inside the train and the journey was relaxed. Unfortunately, the coffee machine in the on-board restaurant was broken. The staff were again very friendly. The toilet was also clean. The journey took about 90 minutes and the train was on time.

Overview: Train from Hanover to Hamburg

distanceDistance84 miles (135 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$41 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency22 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, Metronom, erixx, FlixTrain or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Hanover to Hamburg cover the 84 miles (135 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Metronom, erixx, FlixTrain or ÖBB Nightjet. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $41 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Hanover Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, Metronom and erixx from Hanover to Hamburg trains

Travel from Hanover to Hamburg from $6 (€5) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Metronom and erixx! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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 from Hanover to 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.

Hanover to Hamburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 16 min
  • Cheapest Price: $20
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 21 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Hanover to Hamburg

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Hanover to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Train tickets from Hanover to Hamburg: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 22 €
2 weeks earlier 20 €10%
3 weeks earlier 18 €22%
1 month before 20 €10%
2 months earlier 17 €29.%
3 months earlier 20 €10%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Hanover - Hamburg. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

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:

  • Buying your train ticket from Hanover - Hamburg 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 22% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Hanover - Hamburg with 2 months in advance you save up to about 29% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 10%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

FAQs: Trains from Hanover to Hamburg

FAQs: Travel by train from Hanover to Hamburg 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 Hanover to Hamburg.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hanover to Hamburg can start from as little as $20 (€18) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hanover to Hamburg is $41 (€36); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Hanover to Hamburg train time is 1 h 5 min   covering the 84 mile (135 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hanover to Hamburg leaves at 5: 59 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hanover to Hamburg leaves at 10: 45 PM.
Yes, there are 22 direct trains a day from Hanover to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or ÖBB Nightjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
When taking a train from Hanover to Hamburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, Metronom, erixx, FlixTrain or ÖBB Nightjet for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Hamburg from Hanover and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can take a night train from Hanover to Hamburg with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Hanover, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Hanover Hbf, Hanover-Linden/Fischerhof and Hanover-Kleefeld. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Altona.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hanover Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Hamburg from Hanover is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 5 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Hanover to Hamburg by train is September.
You have options as you can travel between Hanover and Hamburg 2 different ways: train or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Hanover and Hamburg

Hanover
Hamburg
Hanover Hbf is the most popular Hanover 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 Hanover for your trip to Hamburg.
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Phone Number
+49 5112861055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Hanover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38
Hanover-Linden/FischerhofATMAccessibility
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Hanover Karl-Wiechert-AlleeATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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