The cheapest trains from Vienna to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Cheapest

$83

Average

$239

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 Vienna to Hamburg will cost around $ 239 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 83.

Cheapest
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h27 11:54AMHamburg Hbf
2 changes
$831One-way
2nd Cheapest
11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h42 12:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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$1251One-way
06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h19 04:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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$1531One-way
03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h14 12:29AMHamburg Landwehr
2 changes
$1881One-way
08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h31 08:44AMHamburg Landwehr
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$1941One-way

Timetable Vienna to Hamburg

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06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h04 03:54PMHamburg Hbf
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06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h46 04:36PMHamburg Hbf
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06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h04 04:54PMHamburg Hbf
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06:50AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h19 04:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 05:54PMHamburg Hbf
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h54 06:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h29 06:44PMHamburg Landwehr
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h54 07:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h38 06:53PMHamburg Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h43 08:58PMHamburg Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 07:54PMHamburg Hbf
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)10h04 09:19PMHamburg Landwehr
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11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h54 08:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 09:54PMHamburg Hbf
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01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h54 10:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)9h14 12:29AMHamburg Landwehr
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03:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h56 12:11AMHamburg Hbf
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07:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h44 06:59AMHamburg Landwehr
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07:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)11h28 06:43AMHamburg Hbf
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08:13PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h31 08:44AMHamburg Landwehr
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10:10PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h39 12:49PMHamburg Landwehr
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11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h42 12:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)14h42 02:09PMHamburg Landwehr
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11:27PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)12h27 11:54AMHamburg Hbf
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Wed
Sep 29
$74Deutsche Bahn with connection
$52Flixbus
$180Eurowings Europe
Thu
Sep 30
$62Deutsche Bahn
$45Flixbus
$180Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$74Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$155Eurowings Europe
Sat
Oct 2
$47Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$276KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$47Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$217Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$167Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$47Deutsche Bahn
$38Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$47Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$49Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$74Deutsche Bahn
$99Eurolines Germany
$99Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$49Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$211Austrian Airlines
Sun
Oct 10
$49Deutsche Bahn with connection
$47Flixbus
$204Eurowings
Mon
Oct 11
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$33Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Tue
Oct 12
$47Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$99Eurowings
Wed
Oct 13
$47Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Thu
Oct 14
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$99Eurowings Europe
Fri
Oct 15
$37Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Sat
Oct 16
$62Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$276KLM
Sun
Oct 17
$47Deutsche Bahn
$42Flixbus
$197KLM
Mon
Oct 18
$47Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$105Eurowings

The fastest trains from Vienna to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Sep 29

Fastest Journey

8 h 38 m

Average

10 h 15 m

Trains per day

24

Distance

744 km

Of the 24 trains that leave Vienna for Hamburg every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 744 km distance in an average of 10 h 15 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 8 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 14 h 42 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
10:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h38 06:53PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2771One-way
2nd Fastest
09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 05:54PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2771One-way
2nd Fastest
01:15PMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 09:54PMHamburg Hbf
0 changes
$2771One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h39 07:54PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$2771One-way
09:15AMWien Südtiroler Platz (Tiefgeschoß Straßenbahn)8h54 06:09PMHamburg Landwehr
2 changes
$2301One-way

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Train Information between Vienna and Hamburg

distanceDistance461 miles (744 km)
durationAverage train duration11 h 28 min
priceAverage train ticket price$63 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Vienna to Hamburg cover the 461 miles (744 km) long route taking on average 11 h 28 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $63 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies

Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Hamburg

You can travel by train between Vienna and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $47 (€38). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you 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 Vienna 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Vienna to Hamburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 8 h 42 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Vienna and Hamburg due to the coronavirus:

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

Train from Vienna to Hamburg

Trains from Vienna to Hamburg are offered daily. Around 12 hours 27 minutes there is a direct ICE connection from Vienna Central Station to Hamburg Central Station. It reaches its destination after about 9 hours. Another direct connection with the EuroNight starts around 19.50 and takes about 12 hours. Between 6.45 am and 11.40 pm there are connections on the route with ICE, IC, EC, Railjet and Meridian. There must be one to three changes, for example in Würzburg. The trips last 9 to 15 hours. Some trains start at Vienna Westbahnhof.

Here it goes directly to the travel details.

Hamburg is Germany's most important port city. The port on the Elbe is the lifeline of the city, here visitors can make round trips. Many musical fans make regular pilgrimages to Hamburg. The celebration takes place on the famous Reeperbahn in St. Pauli.

Train from Vienna

Vienna's main train station is located in the south of the city center. From the centrally located interchange train station Wien Mitte-Landstarße, travelers can reach the main train station in 7 minutes with the S-Bahn lines 1, 2 and 3. With the underground line 1 you can get there from the stations Praterstern, Stephansplatz or Schwedenplatz. You can get off at the station Südtiroler Platz-Hauptbahnhof. At the Westabahnhof in the western part of Vienna, the underground lines 3 and 6 stop. The U3 stops at the stations Landstraße, Stephansplatz and Stubentor.

By train to Hamburg

The train route Vienna-Hamburg runs via direct connection mostly via Nuremberg and Hanover. Transfer connections take passengers via Munich to Hamburg.

Hamburg's main train station is located to the east of the city center, the harbour is only 600 metres and the town hall 800 metres away. The S train lines S1, S2, S3, S11, S21 and S31 can be used for fast onward travel. With the S1, S2 and S3, passengers reach the Reeperbahn station in 8 minutes, the S-Bahn runs approx. every 5 minutes. There is also a connection to U1 and U3 at U-Bahnhof Hauptbahnhof Süd, and a connection to U2 and U4 at U-Bahnhof Hauptbahnhof Nord. The U1 and U4 underground lines travel to Jungfernstieg station in 2 minutes.

Travel Tips

Trains from Vienna 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 Vienna to Hamburg.
FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Vienna, Austria to Hamburg, Germany?

Travel by train between Vienna, Austria and Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Vienna restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • 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?

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 9/26/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Vienna to Hamburg closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Hamburg, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Vienna, Austria?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/26/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Vienna from Hamburg.

How much are cheap trains between Vienna and Hamburg?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Vienna to Hamburg to cost as little as $47 (€38)  in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Vienna and Hamburg?
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $63 (€50)  for a train ticket from Vienna to Hamburg.
How far is it from Vienna to Hamburg by train?
You should expect to travel around 461 miles (744 km)  between Vienna and Hamburg by train.
What is the Vienna to Hamburg train travel time?
The Vienna to Hamburg train duration is on average 11 h 28 min, which is to be expected when traveling 461 miles (744 km) from Vienna to Hamburg. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in Vienna and arrival train station in Hamburg?

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Vienna? Where is the train station in Hamburg?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Wien Westbahnhof and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Hamburg most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city center.

Which train providers can get me from Vienna to Hamburg?
Take the Vienna to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB | Nightjet or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route to Hamburg from Vienna as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Vienna to Hamburg?
Yes, there is 1 direct train from Vienna to Hamburg per day with Deutsche Bahn  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How many trains are there from Vienna to Hamburg a day?
The average number of trains departing Vienna for Hamburg is 1 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Vienna to Hamburg? When does the last train depart from Vienna to Hamburg?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Vienna at 5: 30 AM. The last train leaves from Vienna at 9: 27 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Vienna to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Vienna and Hamburg for the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Vienna to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $63 (€50) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Vienna to Hamburg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.