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2 trains from $98
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29 trains from $23
Fri, May 31
29 trains from $23
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Prices for trains, buses and flights

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Bus
Flight
Fri
May 24
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$12Deutsche Bahn
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Sat
May 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$105Eurowings
Sun
May 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Mon
May 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Tue
May 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Wed
May 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
May 30
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Deutsche Bahn
$93Eurowings
Fri
May 31
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Deutsche Bahn
$93Germanwings
Sat
Jun 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Sun
Jun 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$315Germanwings
Mon
Jun 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
Jun 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Wed
Jun 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
Jun 6
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Fri
Jun 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Sat
Jun 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$105Germanwings
Sun
Jun 9
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Mon
Jun 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
$12Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Tue
Jun 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$9Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Wed
Jun 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Germanwings
Thu
Jun 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$6Flixbus
$93Eurowings

How to Travel from Berlin to Hamburg

Berlin and Hamburg are just 288 km apart. This makes it an easy and convenient day trip by either bus or high-speed train for travellers in Germany. Traveling by air takes about twice as long due to stopovers, and is also a more expensive option than opting for a bus or train journey.

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg | Buses from Berlin to Hamburg | Return trips from Hamburg to Berlin

Berlin to Hamburg Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€14

3:00 h

2 Weeks Ahead

trains

€29

1:42 h

1 Day Ahead



What is the best way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg?

Cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg. Buses traveling from Berlin to Hamburg depart from either Berlin's ZOB or U-Bahnhof Alt-Tegel and take at least 3 hours to arrive at Hamburg ZOB (central bus station). Over 60 buses travel from Berlin to Hamburg everyday with buses beginning to depart Berlin at 12:10 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Berlin to Hamburg include Flixbus, RegioJet, and Polskibus. Flixbus is the company with the most departures per day.


Fastest way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg. Trains depart from either Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Ostbahnhof, or Zoologischer Garten and take as little as 1:42 h arrive at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof. All trains that travel from Berlin to Hamburg are operated by Deutsche Bahn. Trains travel from Berlin to Hamburg from approximately 80 times per day with the earliest departing Berlin at 12:30 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg


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Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Berlin to Hamburg. Taking the train is over an hour faster than taking the bus. The train also allows you to travel directly between Hamburg and Berlin's city centers. Traveling from Berlin to Hamburg by bus is also a popular option if you're looking to travel from Berlin to Hamburg for the least amount of money. Berlin and Hamburg are located too close together to make flying a convenient way to travel.


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Best fares from Berlin to Hamburg

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Sun, May 26
Bus
Flixbus
10:403h 50m14:30
BerlinHamburg
Sun, May 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
11:203h 2m14:22
BerlinHamburg
Sun, May 26
Flight
Eurowings
11:357h18:35
BerlinHamburg
Fastest Way to Travel from Berlin to Hamburg
Tue, May 28
Train
Deutsche Bahn
18:381h 43m20:21
BerlinHamburg
Tue, Jun 4
Train
Deutsche Bahn
13:401h 43m15:23
BerlinHamburg
Wed, Jun 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
12:381h 43m14:21
BerlinHamburg
Return Journeys from Hamburg to Berlin
Sun, May 26
Bus
Flixbus
07:453h 15m11:00
HamburgBerlin
Sun, May 26
Train
Deutsche Bahn
04:351h 45m06:20
HamburgBerlin
Sun, May 26
Flight
Luftfahrtgesellschaft Walter
10:307h 30m18:00
HamburgBerlin
Stations
Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Berlin
Hamburg
BusBerlin, ZOB am Funkturm

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FlightBerlin Schönefeld

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Wifi
Power Outlet
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
The Airport Express (regional train lines RE7 and RB14) takes 28 minutes from the main railway station [Hauptbahnhof] to Schönefeld airport, every 30 minutes. Two suburban lines link the airport station to the eastern and southern parts of the city (S9 to Ostkreuz, S45 to Südkreuz).
FlightBerlin-Tegel

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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the airport and what is the best way to get there?
Tegel Airport and the Berlin city centre can be reached with the TXL bus, which connects with various metro stations throughout the city, including Central Station (Hauptbahnhof) and Alexanderplatz.

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