How to travel from Hamburg to Magdeburg

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from Hamburg to Magdeburg

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

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To get from Hamburg to Magdeburg on Aug 12 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:15PMHamburg4h10 04:25PMMagdeburg, ZOB
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04:35PMHamburg4h45 09:20PMMagdeburg, ZOB
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07:20AMHamburg5h40 01:00PMMagdeburg, ZOB
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Travel Information from Hamburg to Magdeburg

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $32
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€16) • 4 h
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€30) • 2 h 49 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 120 miles (194 km) from Hamburg to Magdeburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 49 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Hamburg to Magdeburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Magdeburg

Travel to Magdeburg 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 Magdeburg.

There are 4 travel options from Hamburg to Magdeburg: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Magdeburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€16) compared to other travel options to Magdeburg:

Taking a bus is usually $15 (€14) less than taking a train to Magdeburg, which costs on average $32 (€30) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Magdeburg from Hamburg is by train with an average travel time of 2 h 49 min.

Other travel options to Magdeburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Magdeburg by bus can take on average 4 h.

You should expect to travel around 120 miles (194 km) between Hamburg and Magdeburg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Magdeburg is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • 19 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Hamburg to Magdeburg as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Hamburg to Magdeburg:

  • Buses most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and arrive in Magdeburg at Magdeburg, ZOB.
  • Trains from Hamburg to Magdeburg most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Hamburg to Magdeburg:

  • You can go to Magdeburg from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $17 (€16) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Magdeburg on Omio.
  • You can travel between Hamburg and Magdeburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $32 (€30) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Magdeburg.

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

  • You can travel directly by train with.

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

Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Magdeburg don't make Magdeburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Magdeburg are Berlin, Munich or Frankfurt am Main, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Magdeburg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Bus tickets cost $17 (€16) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $32 (€30) one way.

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

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