The cheapest trains from Rotterdam to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Cheapest

$47

Average

$91

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 Rotterdam to Hamburg will cost around $ 91 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 47.

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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h46 06:51AMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way
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04:50PMRotterdam Centraal6h26 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way
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05:35PMRotterdam Centraal6h41 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way
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05:50PMRotterdam Centraal6h26 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way
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10:35PMRotterdam Centraal10h39 09:14AMHamburg Hbf
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$471One-way

Timetable Rotterdam to Hamburg

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12:05AMRotterdam Centraal11h09 11:14AMHamburg Hbf
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06:05AMRotterdam Centraal6h08 12:13PMHamburg Hbf
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06:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h53 12:13PMHamburg Hbf
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06:35AMRotterdam Centraal6h39 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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06:50AMRotterdam Centraal6h24 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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07:26AMRotterdam Centraal7h17 02:43PMHamburg Hbf
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07:50AMRotterdam Centraal6h01 01:51PMHamburg Hbf
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08:35AMRotterdam Centraal6h14 02:49PMHamburg Hbf
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08:50AMRotterdam Centraal5h59 02:49PMHamburg Hbf
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09:26AMRotterdam Centraal7h17 04:43PMHamburg Hbf
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10:10AMRotterdam Centraal7h04 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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10:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h30 03:50PMHamburg Hbf
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10:35AMRotterdam Centraal6h39 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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10:50AMRotterdam Centraal6h24 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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11:26AMRotterdam Centraal7h17 06:43PMHamburg Hbf
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12:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h30 05:50PMHamburg Hbf
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01:26PMRotterdam Centraal7h17 08:43PMHamburg Hbf
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02:10PMRotterdam Centraal7h04 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h28 07:48PMHamburg Hbf
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02:35PMRotterdam Centraal6h39 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:50PMRotterdam Centraal6h24 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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04:35PMRotterdam Centraal5h39 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
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04:50PMRotterdam Centraal6h26 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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05:35PMRotterdam Centraal7h54 01:29AMHamburg Harburg
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05:35PMRotterdam Centraal6h41 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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05:50PMRotterdam Centraal7h39 01:29AMHamburg Harburg
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05:50PMRotterdam Centraal6h26 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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06:20PMRotterdam Centraal7h18 01:38AMHamburg Hbf
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06:35PMRotterdam Centraal7h55 02:30AMHamburg Harburg
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06:50PMRotterdam Centraal7h40 02:30AMHamburg Harburg
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08:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h52 05:57AMHamburg Hbf
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09:05PMRotterdam Centraal9h46 06:51AMHamburg Hbf
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09:14PMRotterdam Centraal9h37 06:51AMHamburg Hbf
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10:35PMRotterdam Centraal10h39 09:14AMHamburg Hbf
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10:40PMRotterdam Centraal12h03 10:43AMHamburg Hbf
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10:58PMRotterdam Centraal11h45 10:43AMHamburg Hbf
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11:05PMRotterdam Centraal11h09 10:14AMHamburg Hbf
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Fri
Oct 22
$47Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
Sat
Oct 23
$41Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
Sun
Oct 24
$41Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Mon
Oct 25
$34Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
Tue
Oct 26
$34Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
Wed
Oct 27
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$32Flixbus
Thu
Oct 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$41Flixbus
Fri
Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$48Flixbus
Sat
Oct 30
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$34Flixbus
Sun
Oct 31
$39FlixTrain
$47Flixbus

The fastest trains from Rotterdam to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 22

Fastest Journey

5 h 28 m

Average

7 h 32 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

415 km

It's difficult to get from Rotterdam to Hamburg without transferring at least 2 times.

Fastest
02:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h28 07:48PMHamburg Hbf
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$1561One-way
2nd Fastest
12:20PMRotterdam Centraal5h30 05:50PMHamburg Hbf
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$1561One-way
2nd Fastest
10:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h30 03:50PMHamburg Hbf
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$1561One-way
04:35PMRotterdam Centraal5h39 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
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$811One-way
06:20AMRotterdam Centraal5h53 12:13PMHamburg Hbf
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$981One-way

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Train Information to Hamburg from Rotterdam

distanceDistance257 miles (415 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$39 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Rotterdam to Hamburg cover the 257 miles (415 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $39 (€32), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $34 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Rotterdam and Hamburg

Find the best trains from Rotterdam to Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $34 (€28). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train between Rotterdam and Hamburg. 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.

  • Average Price: $34

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket from Rotterdam to Hamburg:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Rotterdam to Hamburg

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Rotterdam to Hamburg. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Rotterdam to Hamburg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Hamburg.
FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Rotterdam and Hamburg?

Travel by train between Rotterdam, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Rotterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Rotterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Rotterdam closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Rotterdam, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Hamburg to Rotterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rotterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

Last checked on 10/20/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Rotterdam from Hamburg here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Rotterdam to Hamburg trains for as little as $34 (€28)  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket between Rotterdam and Hamburg?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Rotterdam to Hamburg train to cost on average $39 (€32)  one way.
How far is it from Rotterdam to Hamburg by train?
The Rotterdam to Hamburg train distance is approximately 257 miles (415 km).
How long is the train ride to Hamburg from Rotterdam?
The train time between Rotterdam and Hamburg is on average 6 h 23 min  for the 257 miles (415 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Rotterdam and Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Rotterdam to Hamburg depart from? Which Hamburg train station do I come into from Rotterdam?

When departing from Rotterdam, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Rotterdam Centraal, Rotterdam Central Station and Rotterdam Noord. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your trip in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers book a train from Rotterdam Centraal   to Hamburg Hbf   most frequently for this route.

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

Passengers board the train most frequently from Rotterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
For the best Rotterdam to Hamburg train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Rotterdam to Hamburg to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there to Hamburg from Rotterdam a day?
The average number of trains departing Rotterdam for Hamburg is 10 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When is the earliest train from Rotterdam to Hamburg? When is the last train from Rotterdam to Hamburg?
You can take the first train from Rotterdam to Hamburg at 6: 50 AM. The last train from Rotterdam to Hamburg that you can take departs at 11: 05 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Rotterdam to Hamburg schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
How early should I buy train tickets between Rotterdam and Hamburg to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Rotterdam to Hamburg is on average $39 (€32) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rotterdam
Hamburg
Rotterdam Centraal is the most popular Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam for your trip to Hamburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Sun: 00: 00 - 24: 00
Connections to/from station
Subway lines: D, E
Tram lines: 4, 7, 8, 12, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
Bus lines: 33, 34, 38, 39, 40, 44, 48
Train lines: NS Intercity, NS Intercity Direct, NS Sprinter, NS Nachtnet, Thalys, Eurostar