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Trains Berlin to Hamburg: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 5.85

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By Train


From $ 10.55
By Train


From $ 17.56
By Train

2 Days

From $ 8.19

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg?

The prices for train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg will cost $ 5.85. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 60.32. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Berlin to Hamburg by train

Best price $ 8.19
Journey duration 2 h 29 min
Connections per day 193
First departure 02:02
Last departure 00:19
Distance 158.4 mi
Departure Berlin
Arrival Hamburg
Carriers Bahn, Bahn_old, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, FlixTrain, Saveatrain

Ticket price Berlin - Hamburg every day

$ 10.55
$ 11.71
$ 11.72
$ 17.56
$ 15.22
$ 15.23
In 2 days
$ 8.19
$ 8.19
In 3 days
$ 11.71
$ 8.19
In 4 days
$ 8.19
$ 8.19
In 5 days
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 5.85
Maximum price
$ 180.32

Berlin - Hamburg


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 17.56

Sunday, July 10th 2022
Berlin Charlottenburg (FlixTrain) - Hamburg central station (FlixTrain)
8:10pm - 11:06pm
2h 56min
CO2: 0.73kg
By Bus

$ 15.22

Sunday, July 10th 2022
Berlin Airport BER, T 1/2 - Hamburg ZOB
5:55pm - 10:15pm
4h 20min
CO2: 8.98kg

How much time will it take to go from Berlin to Hamburg by train?

The journey between Berlin and Hamburg by train usually takes 2 h 47 min to cover a distance of 159 mi. The shortest journey from Berlin to Hamburg will take you 1 h 28 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Hamburg quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

What time are the departures from Berlin to Hamburg?

If you prefer to travel at night, you will usually find the first departure from Berlin to Hamburg leaving at 02:27. Although things may change depending on the day, in general the last departure of the night leaves at 00:19.If you have some flexibility over the day on which you travel, you might find more options available to you. For example, some providers may only run early morning routes on weekdays, when people are traveling to work. You will often find fewer options available on weekends or public holidays.

Which stations can I use on the Berlin to Hamburg route?

In Berlin, departure stations include Berlin Gesundbrunnen (FlixTrain), Berlin-Spandau, Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Hbf, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Hbf (tief), Berlin Südkreuz, Berlin Zoo Station (train), Berlin central station (FlixTrain) and Berlin Ostkreuz Station (train). When you arrive in Hamburg, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Hamburg central station (FlixTrain), Hamburg-Bergedorf, Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg-Altona, Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Harburg station (train) and Hamburg Central Station (train). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many journeys from Berlin to Hamburg take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Berlin to Hamburg using companies such as Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and Saveatrain. Combined, these providers offer an average of 120 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to 208 departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Berlin to Hamburg using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 54 direct connections from Berlin to Hamburg each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 66 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week.


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