How to travel from Hamburg to Magdeburg

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Magdeburg

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$10 - $15
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 3 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $15 (€13) • 2 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 120 miles (194 km) from Hamburg to Magdeburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Hamburg to Magdeburg.

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from Hamburg to Magdeburg

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Hamburg to Magdeburg is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus will get you between Hamburg and Magdeburg at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Hamburg and Magdeburg. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Hamburg to Magdeburg

    FAQs: 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 2 options to travel to Magdeburg from Hamburg including taking a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Magdeburg is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Magdeburg:

    A bus is $4 (€4) less than a train with an average ticket price of $15 (€13) from Hamburg to Magdeburg.

    The fastest way from Hamburg to Magdeburg is by train with an average journey time of 2 h 40 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Magdeburg that take longer:

    Bus takes 3 h 55 min on average.

    The Hamburg to Magdeburg distance is around 120 miles (194 km).

    The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Magdeburg is:

    • 8 buses a day.
    • 6 trains a day.

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

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

    • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Hamburg to Magdeburg depart from Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof to Magdeburg, ZOB.
    • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Magdeburg Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from Hamburg to Magdeburg:

    • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Magdeburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Hamburg to Magdeburg tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
    • Travel with Deutsche Bahn, erixx or Metronom for trains to Magdeburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Magdeburg tickets on Omio for $15 (€13).

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

    • You can find 2 direct buses per day to take to Magdeburg with FlixBus.

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

    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, Leipzig, Paris or Prague, 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!

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