The cheapest trains from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Cheapest

$137

Average

$189

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 Munich to Hamburg will cost around $ 189 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 137.

Cheapest
10:50PMMunich Hbf9h39 08:29AMHamburg Hbf
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$1371One-way
Cheapest
10:50PMMunich Hbf9h54 08:44AMHamburg Landwehr
2 changes
$1371One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:52PMMunich Hbf11h01 07:53AMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2931One-way

Timetable Munich to Hamburg

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08:52PMMunich Hbf11h01 07:53AMHamburg Hbf
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10:50PMMunich Hbf9h39 08:29AMHamburg Hbf
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10:50PMMunich Hbf9h54 08:44AMHamburg Landwehr
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Wed
Sep 22
$74Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$205Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$55Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$43FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$206Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$184Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 27
$12FlixTrain
$34Flixbus
$184Lufthansa
Tue
Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
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$168Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$27FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$163Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$154Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$65Deutsche Bahn
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$87Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$106Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$24Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$106Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$131Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$65Deutsche Bahn
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$106Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$45Deutsche Bahn
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$154Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$65Deutsche Bahn
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$154Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$131Eurowings

The fastest trains from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 22

Fastest Journey

9 h 39 m

Average

10 h 11 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

614 km

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

Fastest
10:50PMMunich Hbf9h39 08:29AMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$1371One-way
2nd Fastest
10:50PMMunich Hbf9h54 08:44AMHamburg Landwehr
2 changes
$1371One-way
08:52PMMunich Hbf11h01 07:53AMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2931One-way

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Train Information between Munich and Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles (614 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€43)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Hamburg cover the 381 miles (614 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€43), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Munich and Hamburg

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Munich and Hamburg from $12 (€10) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect trip between Munich and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train schedules between Munich and Hamburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Munich and Hamburg by DB is 381 miles (614 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket between Munich and Hamburg is $22 (€18).

DB is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB 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 at Omio.

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.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Munich and Hamburg:

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

Trains from Munich to Hamburg

Trains in Germany are a convenient way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn providing both domestic and international train routes in Germany. Deutsche Bahn's Intercity Express (ICE) is the most convenient and regular train from Munich to Hamburg. There are frequent trains running throughout the day, including an early morning and late night train. The first Munich to Hamburg train departs at 4:15 a.m., while the last train leaves Munich at 12:01 a.m. Over 20 trains travel from Munich to Hamburg per day. Direct trains traveling from Munich to Hamburg take between 5½ and 6½ hours. All trains depart from München Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.

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Munich to Hamburg Train Cost

Average prices for trains from Munich to Hamburg when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

€139

1 Day in Advance

€121

1 Week in Advance

€105

2 Weeks in Advance

€92

1 Month in Advance

€87

3 Months in Advance

€47

Munich to Hamburg Trains: General Information


Travelers can usually offset some of the cost of Munich to Hamburg train tickets by booking in advance.

  • autobus All Munich to Hamburg trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Most Munich to Hamburg trains are direct; however, some journeys require a transfer in either Fulda, Kassel, Nürnberg, Würzburg, Dortmund, or Frankfurt. All trains depart from München Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Munich to Hamburg train journey takes as little as 5 hours and 31 minutes to arrive in Hamburg.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Munich to Hamburg train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Munich to Hamburg trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 13% cheaper on average to book a Munich to Hamburg train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • It is 24% cheaper on average to book a Munich to Hamburg train 1 week ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket the day you intend to travel.
  • Munich to Hamburg train costs are 37% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of departure.

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

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 46 €
2 weeks earlier 40 €15%
3 weeks earlier 36 €28.%
1 month before 35 €31%
2 months earlier 35 €31%
3 months earlier 34 €35%


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 Munich - 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 Munich - Hamburg 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 28% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Munich - Hamburg with 2 months in advance you save up to about 31% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 35%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips

Trains from Munich to Hamburg
Travel by train 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 Munich to Hamburg.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Munich to Hamburg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Hamburg trains for as little as $12 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a train ticket from Munich to Hamburg?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Hamburg train price to come in at an average of $53 (€43)  one way.
How far is Munich to Hamburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 381 miles (614 km)  to Hamburg from Munich by train.
How many hours is the train time to Hamburg from Munich?
On average the Munich to Hamburg train time is 6 h 3 min  covering the 381 miles (614 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Munich to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg train station do I come into from Munich?

When taking a train from Munich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. When you arrive in Hamburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from München Hbf   to Hamburg Hbf.

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

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, München Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich. The most popular arrival train station in Hamburg, called Hamburg Hbf, is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from its city center.

What train providers go from Munich to Hamburg?
For the trip from Munich to Hamburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Munich and Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Hamburg?
Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day from Munich to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
How many trains per day are there to Hamburg from Munich?
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Munich to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Munich to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Munich to Hamburg?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Munich at 9: 51 AM. The last train leaves from Munich at 10: 01 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Munich to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book the Munich to Hamburg train for the best deals on tickets?
If you purchase a train ticket from Munich to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $53 (€43) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Hamburg from Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Hamburg
München Hbf
Amenities
Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines U1, U2, U4, U5, U7, U8<br>Bus lines 58<br>Tram lines 16, 17, 20, 21, 22
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
München Ost
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