How to get from Hamburg to Jena by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Hamburg to Jena is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||194 miles (313 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$28 - $59|
|Fastest mode||Train • $28 (€24) • 5 h 52 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Travel 194 miles (313 km) by bus or train between Hamburg and Jena. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Jena.
You can travel by train or bus for as low as $22 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Jena travel.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.