If there are changes in your route, make sure you always have enough time to walk from one platform to the other and never forget the possibility of delay that could make you miss the second train.
Especially when travelling alone, such long journeys can be extremely boring. The plane is in this case the perfect alternative: if you can book in advance, low cost airlines can offer tickets to Hamburg even cheaper than train tickets.
Which stations serve the rail line Munich - Hamburg?
The trains to Hamburg can leave from München Ost or München Hbf and arrive at Hamburg Hbf.
How many train connections are there from Munich to Hamburg every day?
131 train connections exist to reach Hamburg from Munich per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 82 routes which have at least one change versus 49 routes which are direct lines. So although the trip is longer, if you want to travel between these cities at the last moment, choosing a route including one change or more could be better especially if there are too few connections. Nevertheless, if you do not want to change trains, it is highly advocated to choose an offer with a direct route.
How long will it take you from Munich to Hamburg by train and when do the trains leave?
The average duration of the journey is 7 hours and 17 minutes, but the fastest connections take you to Hamburg in 6 hours and 58 minutes. The first train leaves from Munich at 00:11, while the last one leaves at 17:11.