The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Milan to Hamburg will cost around $ 195 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 174.
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11 h 26 m
15 h 6 m
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It's difficult to get from Milan to Hamburg without transferring at least once.
|Distance||560 miles (903 km)|
|Average train duration||11 h 26 min|
|Average train ticket price||$178 (€143)|
|Train frequency||7 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 7 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet|
Trains from Milan to Hamburg cover the 560 miles (903 km) long journey taking on average 11 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $178 (€143), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $62 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
You can travel by train between Milan and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $62 (€50). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
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 Milan to Hamburg train.
Train information from Milan to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Milan and Hamburg:
The train connections between Hamburg and Milan are guaranteed by the German railway company Deutsche Bahn. The departure station is always Milano Centrale, while the arrival station is Hamburg Hbf. The trains that run are EC(Eurocity), ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity). The travel solution can include 1 to 4 changes and travel times vary from 12 to 17 hours. The first train leaves Hamburg around 07:30, the last around 21:05.
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Trains to Hamburg depart from Milano Centrale station, in Piazza Duca d'Aosta. The station is served by two underground lines, the 2 and the 3, active from 06:00 to 00:30, by trams line 5 and 9 and by several bus lines, such as 42, 60, 81, 87. In addition, fifteen bus lines travel through the city all night, including the N6 that connects Cadorna to the Central Station.
The Hamburg Hauptbahnhof station, where the train from Milan arrives, is located on Hachmannplatz, in the central Hamburg-Mitte district. The Hauptbahnhof is also the intersection of the urban railway, the S-Bahn, with the lines S11, S2, S21, S3, S31, and the four lines of the U-Bahn, the underground network - the U1, U2, U3, U4 - operating from 06:00 to 23:00 during the week and 24 hours a day from Friday to Sunday. During the night, some buses replace the subway in the city centre.
Visiting Hamburg means discovering the Venice of the North, with almost 2500 bridges scattered on navigable canals. The historic centre with the town hall, the high fashion shops and the red light districts is splendid. To see the houses of the eighteenth century, the Kramer Amtsstuben, behind the church of St. Michaelis and the district of Gradini, compared to the beautiful Positano for its houses perched on the Elbe.
Travel between Milan, Italy and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/20/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Milan to Hamburg before traveling.
Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.
Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/21/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Milan from Hamburg.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your route from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your route in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale to Hamburg Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Milano Centrale and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Hamburg.
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