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Trains Frankfurt to Hamburg: Times, Prices and Tickets

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$ 11.71

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How can I find the cheapest train tickets to get from Frankfurt to Hamburg?

The prices for train tickets from Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt to Hamburg will cost $ 11.71. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 59.38. 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.

Frankfurt to Hamburg by train

Best price $ 11.71
Journey duration 4 h 42 min
Connections per day 101
First departure 02:34
Last departure 01:14
Distance 245.4 mi
Departure Frankfurt
Arrival Hamburg
Carriers Bahn, SNCF, Deutsche Bahn, SBB, FlixTrain, Saveatrain

Ticket price Frankfurt - Hamburg every day

$ 42.65
$ 31.62
$ 23.43
$ 17.56
$ 37.48
$ 28.12
In 2 days
$ 20.97
$ 25.77
$ 30.46
In 3 days
In 4 days
In 5 days
$ 11.71
$ 11.71
In 6 days

Route Summary by Train

Minimum price
$ 11.71
Maximum price
$ 285.66

Frankfurt - Hamburg


Best prices for the month

Cheapest tickets for

By Train

$ 20.97

Sunday, July 10th 2022
Deutsche Bahn-logo
Frankfurt(Main)Hbf - Hamburg Hbf
6:14pm - 10:49pm
Deutsche Bahn
4h 35min
1 changes
CO2: 1.13kg
By Bus

$ 25.77

Sunday, July 10th 2022
Frankfurt Flughafen - Hamburg ZOB
3:40am - 1:20pm
9h 40min
CO2: 13.92kg

How long will it take me to travel from Frankfurt to Hamburg by train?

The distance between Frankfurt and Hamburg is around 246 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 4 h 45 min. However, the fastest routes between Frankfurt and Hamburg take 3 h 20 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

What time are the departures from Frankfurt to Hamburg?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Frankfurt to Hamburg, which usually leaves at 02:34. The last scheduled departure of the night is normally at 01:14. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Frankfurt to Hamburg by train, which stations can I use?

In Frankfurt, departure stations include Frankfurt(Main)West, Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Frankfurt(Main)Süd, Leipzig Hbf, Frankfurt Süd Station (train), Darmstadt central station (FlixTrain), Frankfurt Süd station (FlixTrain), Frankfurt(M)Hauptwache and Frankfurt(M)Konstablerwache. When you arrive in Hamburg, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Harburg, Hamburg-Altona, 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 daily journeys are there from Frankfurt to Hamburg?

The route from Frankfurt to Hamburg is served by providers including Bahn, Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and Saveatrain. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 223 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Frankfurt 93 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Frankfurt to Hamburg, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 20 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 73 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.


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