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.
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It's difficult to get from Munich to Hamburg without transferring at least once.
|Distance||381 miles (614 km)|
|Average train duration||6 h 3 min|
|Average train ticket price||$53 (€43)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 17 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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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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:
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 Trains: General Information
Travelers can usually offset some of the cost of Munich to Hamburg train tickets by booking in advance.
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:
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:
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.
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.
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