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Travel Information from Magdeburg to Hamburg

distanceDistance120 miles (194 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$17 - $21
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $17 (€14) • 4 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 2 h 51 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus or train to travel 120 miles (194 km) between Magdeburg and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 51 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $17 (€14). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct train from Magdeburg to Hamburg.

Travel Tips

Travel from Magdeburg to Hamburg
Travel to Hamburg 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 Magdeburg to Hamburg.
How do I go from Magdeburg to Hamburg?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Magdeburg to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $17 (€14) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $21 (€18) from Magdeburg to Hamburg.

What is the quickest way from Magdeburg to Hamburg?

The quickest way to travel between Magdeburg and Hamburg is by train, which takes on average 2 h 51 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 4 h 10 min   on average.

What is the distance between Magdeburg and Hamburg?

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

How many services a day are there to Hamburg from Magdeburg?

The average frequency per day from Magdeburg to Hamburg is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Magdeburg to Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Magdeburg, ZOB and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
  • Most travelers board their train from Magdeburg Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Magdeburg to Hamburg?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Hamburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Magdeburg to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $17 (€14).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Magdeburg to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $21 (€18).
Can I travel directly from Magdeburg to Hamburg?

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

  • You can find 12 direct trains per day to take to Hamburg with.

Direct services to Hamburg 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.

Where should I go next after I travel to Hamburg from Magdeburg?
Many of our customers traveling from Magdeburg to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Magdeburg to Hamburg online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Magdeburg to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $17 (€14) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $21 (€18) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Magdeburg to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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