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from Hamburg to Berlin

You can get from Hamburg to Berlin by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Hamburg to Berlin on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMHamburg3h20 08:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)
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$61One-way
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05:30PMHamburg3h20 08:50PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)
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$61One-way
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08:25AMHamburg3h20 11:45AMBerlin
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05:30PMHamburg3h45 09:15PMBerlin
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$61One-way
02:00PMHamburg3h20 05:20PMBerlin, Europaplatz am Hbf. (BEX-Haltestelle)
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Mon
Jun 14
$13FlixTrain
$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Jun 15
$6FlixTrain
$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Jun 16
$6FlixTrain
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Thu
Jun 17
$36Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Jun 18
$10FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Sat
Jun 19
$6FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Sun
Jun 20
$19FlixTrain
$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Jun 21
$31Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Jun 22
$6FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Wed
Jun 23
$6FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Thu
Jun 24
$23Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Jun 25
$23Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Jun 26
$6FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Sun
Jun 27
$19FlixTrain
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Mon
Jun 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Tue
Jun 29
$23Deutsche Bahn
$5BlaBlaCar Bus
Wed
Jun 30
$6FlixTrain
$5Flixbus
Thu
Jul 1
$10FlixTrain
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
Fri
Jul 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
Sat
Jul 3
$31Deutsche Bahn
$6BlaBlaCar Bus
Sun
Jul 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$10BlaBlaCar Bus
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How to Travel from Hamburg to Berlin

It's easiest to travel in Germany from Hamburg to Berlin by either train or bus. Flights from Hamburg to Berlin require a transfer at either Dusseldorf or Munich and require between 5-15 hours of travel time. Train travel from Hamburg to Berlin is the fastest transport option while taking the bus is the cheapest way of reaching Berlin.

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

Hamburg to Berlin Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€11

3:00 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

€32

1:42 h

1 Week Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin. Buses traveling from Hamburg to Berlin depart from Hamburg ZOB (central bus station) and take at least 3:00 h to arrive at Berlin ZOB am Funkturm. Over 30 buses travel from Hamburg to Berlin everyday with buses beginning to depart Hamburg at 5:45 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Hamburg to Berlin include Flixbus and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin


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Taking the train is the fastest way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin. Trains depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive at Berlin Hbf after approximately 2 hours of travel time. All trains that travel from Hamburg to Berlin are operated by Deutsche Bahn. Trains travel from Hamburg to Berlin from approximately 70 times per day with the earliest departing Hamburg at 5:25 a.m.


Most popular way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin


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


How to get from Hamburg to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Berlin, 77,33% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Hamburg to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Travel Tips

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Travel to Berlin 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 Hamburg to Berlin.
FAQs
How do I reach Berlin from Hamburg?

There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Berlin: bus or train.

What is the distance between Hamburg and Berlin?

The distance from Hamburg to Berlin is approximately 158 miles (255 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and in Berlin?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Hamburg to Berlin:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and arrive in Berlin, ZOB.
  • Most travelers take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf.
Who can get me from Hamburg to Berlin?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg to Berlin, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Berlin by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Hamburg to Berlin for $5 (€4).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Berlin. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Hamburg to Berlin tickets on Omio for $6 (€5).
Is it possible to travel directly to Berlin from Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Berlin with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can travel directly by train with FlixTrain.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Berlin as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Berlin from Hamburg.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Berlin?
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Berlin don't make Berlin their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Berlin are Amsterdam, Prague or Paris, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Berlin to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Berlin from Hamburg online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Berlin, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $5 (€4) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $6 (€5) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Hamburg to Berlin online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

What is the cheapest way to go from Hamburg to Berlin?

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin is by taking a bus with an average price of $5 (€4).

This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:

Taking a bus is about $1 (€1) less than taking a train, which costs on average $6 (€5) for this route.

What is the fastest way from Hamburg to Berlin?

The quickest way to travel between Hamburg and Berlin is by train, which takes on average 1 h 44 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Berlin by bus can take on average 3 h 20 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Berlin
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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Hamburg Hbf
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Hamburg-Altona
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