Munich to Hamburg train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Cheapest

70

Average

148

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.

Cheapest
11:31PMMunich Hbf9h58 09:29AMHamburg Hbf
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701One-way
08:45PMMunich Hbf9h23 06:08AMHamburg Hbf
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861One-way
03:52AMMunich Hbf7h40 11:32AMHamburg Hbf
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1041One-way
03:56PMMunich Hbf7h33 11:29PMHamburg Hbf
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1201One-way
10:13PMMunich Hbf8h45 06:58AMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
1201One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, June 26
03:52AMMunich Hbf7h40 11:32AMHamburg Hbf
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05:17AMMunich Hbf6h34 11:51AMHamburg Hbf
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06:24AMMunich Hbf7h00 01:24PMHamburg Hbf
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07:18AMMunich Hbf6h45 02:03PMHamburg Altona
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08:25AMMunich Hbf6h59 03:24PMHamburg Hbf
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08:39AMMunich Hbf7h20 03:59PMHamburg Hbf
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08:51AMMunich Hbf7h08 03:59PMHamburg Hbf
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09:25AMMunich Hbf6h56 04:21PMHamburg Hbf
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10:24AMMunich Hbf7h00 05:24PMHamburg Hbf
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11:18AMMunich Hbf6h54 06:12PMHamburg Hbf
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11:47AMMunich Hbf9h11 08:58PMHamburg Harburg
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12:24PMMunich Hbf7h00 07:24PMHamburg Hbf
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01:18PMMunich Hbf7h05 08:23PMHamburg Hbf
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02:21PMMunich Hbf7h08 09:29PMHamburg Hbf
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03:17PMMunich Hbf6h39 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
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03:56PMMunich Hbf7h33 11:29PMHamburg Hbf
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04:00PMMunich Hbf7h29 11:29PMHamburg Hbf
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04:24PMMunich Hbf7h09 11:33PMHamburg Hbf
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04:46PMMunich Hbf8h10 12:56AMHamburg Hbf
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05:22PMMunich Hbf7h11 12:33AMHamburg Hbf
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05:22PMMunich Hbf7h34 12:56AMHamburg Hbf
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05:56PMMunich Hbf7h21 01:17AMHamburg Hbf
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08:45PMMunich Hbf9h23 06:08AMHamburg Hbf
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10:13PMMunich Hbf8h45 06:58AMHamburg Hbf
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11:31PMMunich Hbf9h58 09:29AMHamburg Hbf
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11:31PMMunich Hbf10h43 10:14AMHamburg Hbf
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Fastest train times from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Jun 26

Fastest Journey

6 h 34 m

Average

7 h 38 m

Trains per day

26

Distance

614 km

Of the 26 trains that leave Munich for Hamburg every day 19 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
05:17AMMunich Hbf6h34 11:51AMHamburg Hbf
0 transfers
1381One-way
03:17PMMunich Hbf6h39 09:56PMHamburg Hbf
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2021One-way
07:18AMMunich Hbf6h45 02:03PMHamburg Altona
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1401One-way
11:18AMMunich Hbf6h54 06:12PMHamburg Hbf
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1641One-way
09:25AMMunich Hbf6h56 04:21PMHamburg Hbf
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1641One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles (614 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 46 min
priceAverage train ticket price$53 (€48)
frequencyTrain frequency48 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 48 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Hamburg cover the 381 miles (614 km) long trip taking on average 5 h 46 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 48 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $53 (€48), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Hamburg trains

For as little as $26 (€23) you can travel by train from Munich to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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 Munich to Hamburg train.

Munich to Hamburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 25 min
  • Average Price: $26
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 48 a day

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
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Munich and Hamburg for as low as $26 (€23)  for the next 7 days.
The Munich to Hamburg train ticket price is on average $53 (€48)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 381 miles (614 km)  to Hamburg from Munich by train.
On average the Munich to Hamburg train travel time is 5 h 46 min  for the 381 miles (614 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Munich to start your journey from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. In Hamburg you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called München Hbf, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center of Munich.

The most popular arrival train station, Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.

For the trip from Munich to Hamburg you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | InterCity, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Munich to Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 48 direct trains a day to Hamburg from Munich. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
The average number of trains departing Munich for Hamburg is 48 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the earliest train from Munich to Hamburg at 5: 48 AM   or take the last train from Munich to Hamburg leaving at 10: 47 PM. Look for the latest Munich to Hamburg train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
If you buy the Munich to Hamburg train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $53 (€48). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Hamburg from Munich. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Hamburg
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Hamburg.
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Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
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U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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