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Hanover to Hamburg by train

The journey from Hanover to Hamburg by train is 84.16 mi and takes 2 hr 7 min. There are 5 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:05 AM and the last at 7:05 AM. It is possible to travel from Hanover to Hamburg by train for as little as $15.29 or as much as $47.21. The best price for this journey is $15.29.

Lowest Price$15.29
Journey Duration2 hr 7 min
Connection per Day5
Lowest Price$15.29
Highest Price$47.21
First Departure12:05 AM
Last Departure7:05 AM
Distance84.16 mi
DepartureHanover
ArrivalHamburg
CarriersNightjet, DB - Regional ExpressMore

Hanover to Hamburg Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, May 28, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Hanover to Hamburg by train?

The prices for train tickets from Hanover 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 Hanover to Hamburg will cost $15.29. The average train ticket price is approximately $23.05. 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Hanover to Hamburg. On average, though, you'll pay about $23.05 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long does the journey from Hanover to Hamburg take by train?

With a distance of 84.16 mi between Hanover and Hamburg, it will usually take 2 hr 7 min to complete the journey. This average figure may vary from day to day. Delays could be caused by unexpected weather conditions, roadworks or construction, local events, or other unforeseen circumstances. Remember that your journey may take longer than 2 hr 7 min. Make your plans with this in mind to avoid disappointment, particularly if you are traveling on a tight schedule. The journey between Hanover and Hamburg by train usually takes 2 hr 7 min to cover a distance of 84.16 mi. The shortest journey from Hanover to Hamburg will take you 1 hr 25 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 are the stations on the Hanover to Hamburg route?

You can depart from Hanover at stations such as Hannover Airport,Hannover Messe, Laatzen,Kröpcke, Hannover. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Hamburg at the following stations: Hamburg Hbf ZOB,Hamburg-Altona station,Hamburg Airport, HAM,Hamburg - Harburg,Hamburg Dammtor (DE). Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Hanover and Hamburg. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many journeys from Hanover to Hamburg are there every day?

If you want to get from Hanover to Hamburg, you can travel with providers such as . You will find a maximum number of departures per day. On average, there are 5 departures per day. Book in advance to make sure that your journey will run smoothly and you depart at a time that suits you best. When you travel, you can look for direct journeys or other routes which offer connections and changes. On average, there are 4 direct journeys between Hanover and Hamburg. If you don't mind changing along the way, you may find more options available to you. There are usually 1 journeys with at least one change. These numbers may vary depending on the time of year or day of the week. Some travelers prefer direct routes, particularly if they are carrying heavy suitcases or concerned about missing a connection. Others enjoy the flexibility offered by connecting journeys. Whatever you prefer, Virail can help you find the right options to suit you. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Hanover to Hamburg. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Hanover to Hamburg
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Hanover to Hamburg.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Hanover to Hamburg, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Hanover to Hamburg.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Price as departure date approaches

Train companies may charge higher ticket prices as the date of departure approaches. Prices in the next days can range from around $4.83 to $23.80 but may be subject to change. Our advice is to book as early as possible to potentially save up to 80% on your trip!

Best time to book cheap train tickets from Hanover to Hamburg

The cheapest Hanover - Hamburg train tickets can be found for as low as $12.23 if you’re lucky, or $16.70 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $26.58.

Find the best day to travel to Hamburg by train

When travelling to Hamburg by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

The ÖBB Nightjet, operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB), offers overnight train travel between major European cities, providing a convenient and comfortable way to journey through the night. The Nightjet trains are equipped with sleeping cabins, couchettes, and seats, offering passengers a comfortable and convenient way to travel long distances while they sleep. The service runs throughout Austria and extends to neighboring countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Italy, and the Czech Republic.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Hanover to Hamburg

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by Nightjet, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity when traveling from Hanover to Hamburg.

Seated carriage

These tickets are ideal for shorter journeys during the day, featuring comfortable seats in air-conditioned carriages.
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Sleeper cabin

These are the most comfortable Nightjet tickets, featuring single, double, or triple compartments with beds, blankets, and pillows for a good night's sleep.
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Couchette

These tickets provide a more affordable option for overnight travel, with bunk beds in shared compartments that can accommodate up to 6 passengers.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Wifi service is currently unavailable on Nighthet.
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Private compartments are available on ÖBB Nightjets. In couchette cars, 1-6 persons (1-3 adults; max. 5 children up to the age of 14) can travel at a low fixed rate. Moreover, for everyone's comfort, there's a quiet time enforced from 10:00 p.m. to 8:00 a.m. Main lights in sleeper and couchette sections should be off during this period.
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Apart from standard outlets, the new Nightjet offers USB charging and inductive charging stations.
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When travelling on an ÖBB Nightjet train, you're allowed to check only one suitcase and one piece of hand luggage. Ensure your luggage is stored in a manner that doesn't inconvenience or obstruct others. Remember the guidelines for luggage storage: Easily stowable items should go in the overhead racks, while bulkier luggage should be placed under the seat or in designated luggage racks. Always keep passageways, doors, and escape routes clear for everyone's safety.
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Certain routes offer coaches with wheelchair-friendly compartments and nearby restrooms, accommodating a passenger with a wheelchair and a companion.
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Day coach travelers can buy snacks and drinks from onboard staff. Couchette ticket holders get mineral water and a Viennese breakfast. Sleeper cabin passengers enjoy a welcome drink, evening snack, mineral water, and a customized breakfast. Specific dietary requests for Nightjet meals should be emailed at least 72 hours before departure.
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Every compartment in sleeper, couchette, and seating carriages has individual air conditioning controls.
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On Nightjets connecting Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, bikes are welcome with a specific ticket and reservation. ÖBB Nightjet also allows items like pushchairs and musical instruments. Use the ÖBB service to transport bikes within Austria. Folding bikes are free if they're within 110 cm x 80 cm x 40 cm. Ensure e-bike batteries are charged, and note bikes can't be on buses during rail interruptions.
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board Nightjet, DB - Regional Express and DB - Intercity from Hanover to Hamburg
Compare services on board when travelling from Hanover to Hamburg by train.
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Hanover to Hamburg CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
9.48kg
Bus
10.16kg
Flight
27.09kg
Car
21.67kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Hanover to Hamburg by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Hanover and Hamburg are 9.48kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Hanover and Hamburg? By taking the train between Hanover and Hamburg you will save 17.61kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.68kg compared to a bus and 12.19kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Hanover to Hamburg?
A train ticket from Hanover to Hamburg is $23.05. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $15.29.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Hanover to Hamburg?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Hanover to Hamburg is $15.29. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Hanover and Hamburg by train?
Hanover to Hamburg is 84.16 mi.
How long does the train between Hanover and Hamburg take?
Hanover to Hamburg is on average 2 hr 7 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 1 hr 25 min.
Which companies operate from Hanover to Hamburg?
The train journey from Hanover to Hamburg is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: Nightjet, DB - Regional Express, DB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and Metronom.
How many train connections per day go from Hanover to Hamburg?
Hanover to Hamburg has 5 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Hanover to Hamburg leave?
The earliest train from Hanover to Hamburg departs at 12:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Hanover to Hamburg depart?
The latest train from Hanover to Hamburg departs at 7:05 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Hanover to Hamburg in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $15.29 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Hanover to Hamburg?
There are on average 4 direct connection(s) from Hanover to go to Hamburg.
What's the fastest journey time between Hanover to Hamburg by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Hanover and Hamburg is 1 hr 25 min.
Is there a direct train from Hanover to Hamburg?
Yes, there is a direct train between Hanover and Hamburg.
What are the CO2 emissions for Hanover to Hamburg by train?
The train journey from Hanover to Hamburg creates 9.48kg of CO2 emissions.

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