The cheapest trains from Milan to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$174

Average

$195

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.

Cheapest
07:43AMMilan Centrale15h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$1741One-way
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08:43AMMilan Centrale14h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$1741One-way
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07:05AMMilan Centrale16h11 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
4 changes
$1741One-way
Cheapest
06:43AMMilan Centrale16h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$1741One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:10PMMilan Centrale16h43 07:53AMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$1841One-way

Timetable Milan to Hamburg

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05:25AMMilan Centrale15h49 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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06:43AMMilan Centrale16h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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07:05AMMilan Centrale16h11 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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07:43AMMilan Centrale15h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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08:43AMMilan Centrale14h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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09:10AMMilan Centrale14h06 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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11:20AMMilan Centrale11h26 10:46PMHamburg Hbf
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03:10PMMilan Centrale16h43 07:53AMHamburg Hbf
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Wed
Sep 22
$286Deutsche Bahn
$124Flixbus
$209Air Dolomiti
Thu
Sep 23
$174Deutsche Bahn
$56Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$106FlixTrain
$75Flixbus
$155Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$211Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$174Brussels Airlines
Sun
Sep 26
$112FlixTrain
$68Flixbus
$180Eurowings
Mon
Sep 27
$62FlixTrain
$62Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$149Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$149Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$130Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$88Malta Air
Fri
Oct 1
$112FlixTrain
$66Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$149Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$74Malta Air
Sun
Oct 3
$99FlixTrain
$61Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$75FlixTrain
$62Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Tue
Oct 5
$118Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$19Malta Air
Wed
Oct 6
$130Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
$81Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$130Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$64Malta Air
Fri
Oct 8
$118Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
$68Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$278Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$139Brussels Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
$87FlixTrain
$62Flixbus
$156Swiss
Mon
Oct 11
$68FlixTrain
$50Flixbus
$46Malta Air

The fastest trains from Milan to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

11 h 26 m

Average

15 h 6 m

Trains per day

8

Distance

904 km

It's difficult to get from Milan to Hamburg without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:20AMMilan Centrale11h26 10:46PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2861One-way
2nd Fastest
09:10AMMilan Centrale14h06 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$1961One-way
08:43AMMilan Centrale14h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$1741One-way
07:43AMMilan Centrale15h33 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$1741One-way
05:25AMMilan Centrale15h49 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
4 changes
$1961One-way

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Train Information to Hamburg from Milan

distanceDistance560 miles (903 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$178 (€143)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Milan and Hamburg

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 15 h 5 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 7 a day

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:

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

Trains from Hamburg and Milan: Connection information

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.

More information about links in Hamburg-Milan train.

Trains from Milan

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.

Trains for Hamburg

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.

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Trains from Milan to Hamburg
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Milan, Italy and Hamburg, Germany allowed?

Travel between Milan, Italy and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Milan?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Hamburg, Germany to Milan, Italy?

Return travel from Germany to Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Milan from Hamburg?

Entry into Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Italy from Hamburg?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

How much does a cheap train from Milan to Hamburg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Milan to Hamburg trains for as little as $62 (€50)  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train from Milan to Hamburg?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Hamburg train to cost on average $178 (€143)  one way.
How far is Milan to Hamburg by train?
The Milan to Hamburg train distance is approximately 560 miles (903 km).
How long is a train between Milan and Hamburg on average?
The Milan to Hamburg train duration is on average 11 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 560 miles (903 km) from Milan to Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What train station in Milan goes to Hamburg? What train station do I come into Hamburg from Milan?

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.

Where is the departure train station in Milan located? Where is the arrival train station in Hamburg located?

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.

Which train companies should I travel with from Milan to Hamburg?
For the trip from Milan to Hamburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Milan to Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains per day are there to Hamburg from Milan?
The average number of trains departing Milan for Hamburg is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Milan to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Milan to Hamburg?
You can take the first train from Milan to Hamburg at 9: 20 AM. The last train from Milan to Hamburg that you can take departs at 9: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Milan to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
When should I buy the Milan to Hamburg train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase a train ticket from Milan to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $178 (€143) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Milan and Hamburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Hamburg
Milano Centrale
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines M1, M2, M3, M5
Milano Porta Garibaldi
Amenities