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You can get from Hamburg to Berlin by train, bus or flight.
To get from Hamburg to Berlin on Jan 23 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||158 miles (255 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$6 - $22|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $6 (€5) • 3 h 10 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $22 (€18) • 1 h 45 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a bus or train to travel 158 miles (255 km) from Hamburg to Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train 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.
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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.
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.
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.
There are 2 ways that you can travel from Hamburg to Berlin. You can take a bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Berlin is by taking a bus with an average price of $6 (€5).
This is compared to other travel options to Berlin:
Taking a bus is usually $16 (€13) less than taking a train to Berlin, which costs on average $22 (€18) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Berlin from Hamburg is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 45 min.
Other travel options to Berlin can usually take longer:
In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 3 h 10 min of travel time.
The Hamburg to Berlin distance is around 158 miles (255 km).
The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Berlin is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Berlin from Hamburg as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamburg to Berlin:
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Yes, there are direct services available from Hamburg to Berlin with the following travel companies:
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 between Hamburg and Berlin.
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:
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.
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