The cheapest trains from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£30

Average

£40

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Berlin to Hamburg will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 30.

00:20Berlin Hbf6h23 06:43Hamburg Hbf
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£301One-way
21:03Berlin Hbf2h30 23:33Hamburg Hbf
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£301One-way
22:02Berlin Hbf2h30 00:32Hamburg Hbf
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£301One-way
05:03Berlin Hbf2h29 07:32Hamburg Hbf
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£301One-way
20:02Berlin Hbf2h31 22:33Hamburg Hbf
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£301One-way

Timetable Berlin to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wed, 22 Sep
00:20Berlin Hbf6h23 06:43Hamburg Hbf
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04:58Berlin Hbf3h35 08:33Hamburg Hbf
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05:03Berlin Hbf2h29 07:32Hamburg Hbf
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06:01Berlin Hbf2h32 08:33Hamburg Hbf
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06:34Berlin Hbf2h58 09:32Hamburg Hbf
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07:03Berlin Hbf2h29 09:32Hamburg Hbf
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08:34Berlin Hbf3h58 12:32Hamburg Hbf
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09:03Berlin Hbf2h29 11:32Hamburg Hbf
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09:58Berlin Hbf3h34 13:32Hamburg Hbf
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10:03Berlin Hbf2h29 12:32Hamburg Hbf
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10:34Berlin Hbf3h57 14:31Hamburg Hbf
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11:02Berlin Hbf2h30 13:32Hamburg Hbf
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12:02Berlin Hbf2h29 14:31Hamburg Hbf
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12:34Berlin Hbf2h58 15:32Hamburg Hbf
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13:03Berlin Hbf2h29 15:32Hamburg Hbf
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13:06Berlin Hbf3h30 16:36Hamburg Hbf
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14:34Berlin Hbf2h58 17:32Hamburg Hbf
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15:03Berlin Hbf2h29 17:32Hamburg Hbf
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16:03Berlin Hbf2h29 18:32Hamburg Hbf
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16:34Berlin Hbf2h58 19:32Hamburg Hbf
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17:03Berlin Hbf2h29 19:32Hamburg Hbf
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18:04Berlin Hbf2h30 20:34Hamburg Hbf
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18:34Berlin Hbf2h58 21:32Hamburg Hbf
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19:03Berlin Hbf2h29 21:32Hamburg Hbf
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19:58Berlin Hbf3h35 23:33Hamburg Hbf
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20:02Berlin Hbf2h31 22:33Hamburg Hbf
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21:03Berlin Hbf2h30 23:33Hamburg Hbf
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22:02Berlin Hbf2h30 00:32Hamburg Hbf
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23:08Berlin Hbf7h54 07:02Hamburg Hbf
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23:08Berlin Hbf7h35 06:43Hamburg Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Tue
21 Sep
£33Deutsche Bahn
£9Flixbus
Wed
22 Sep
£11FlixTrain
£8Flixbus
Thu
23 Sep
£13FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Fri
24 Sep
£13FlixTrain
£7Flixbus
Sat
25 Sep
£7FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Sun
26 Sep
£13FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Mon
27 Sep
£9FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Tue
28 Sep
£4FlixTrain
£4Flixbus
Wed
29 Sep
£4FlixTrain
£4Flixbus
Thu
30 Sep
£8FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Fri
1 Oct
£18FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Sat
2 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Sun
3 Oct
£13FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Mon
4 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Tue
5 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£4Flixbus
Wed
6 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
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Thu
7 Oct
£16Deutsche Bahn
£4Pinkbus
Fri
8 Oct
£13FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Sat
9 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Sun
10 Oct
£4FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus
Mon
11 Oct
£7FlixTrain
£4Pinkbus

The fastest trains from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

2 h 29 m

Average

3 h 17 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

255 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 255 km distance in an average of 3 h 17 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 29 m .

The slowest trains will take 7 h 54 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
09:03Berlin Hbf2h29 11:32Hamburg Hbf
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£461One-way
Fastest
15:03Berlin Hbf2h29 17:32Hamburg Hbf
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£401One-way
Fastest
10:03Berlin Hbf2h29 12:32Hamburg Hbf
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£461One-way
Fastest
16:03Berlin Hbf2h29 18:32Hamburg Hbf
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£461One-way
Fastest
13:03Berlin Hbf2h29 15:32Hamburg Hbf
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£401One-way

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Train Information from Berlin to Hamburg

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£14 (€16)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles (255 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £14, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £7. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Hamburg

Find the best trains from Berlin to Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £7. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Find your perfect journey between Berlin and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn (DB)! Check out the DB train timetables between Berlin and Hamburg and then book cheap DB tickets with Omio. The distance between Berlin and Hamburg by DB is 158 miles (255 km) and the cheapest price for a DB ticket from Berlin to Hamburg is £33.

DB is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day. A special feature of DB is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while WCs are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Berlin to Hamburg are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

The principal departure stations for Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Hamburg are Zoologischer Garten and Hauptbahnhof. Services from Zoologischer Garten run hourly from 6:30 a.m. until 10:30 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, and from 8:30 a.m. on Sundays. This service usually includes one change at Berlin Spandau. From Hauptbahnhof, direct trains depart roughly twice per hour between 5:00 a.m. and 22:40 p.m. on weekdays and Saturdays, and from 7:00 a.m. on Sundays. The average journey time is 1 hour and 50 minutes.

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Berlin to Hamburg?

Departure Stations: Zoologischer Garten railway station and the Hauptbahnhof are central hubs and easily accessed from anywhere in the city, either via the underground system or the local overground train system, the S-Bahn. A good number of bus services also stop at both stations. Zoologischer Garten railway station is located in the Charlottenburg district, next to Berlin Zoo. Berlin's Hauptbahnhof can be found just north of Tiergarten and is connected by the S-Bahn.

Arrival Station: Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is located approximately 1mile from the city centre, on the east side of the city next to the Museum of Art and Industry. The city centre, where Hamburg's impressive city hall can be found, can be reached in 15 minutes on foot or in 10 minutes by underground or bus.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Berlin to Hamburg

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from Berlin to Hamburg. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from Berlin to Hamburg and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Travel Tips

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg
Travel by train 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 Berlin to Hamburg.
FAQs
How much do cheap trains from Berlin to Hamburg cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Hamburg from Berlin for the next 7 days starting from £7  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets between Berlin and Hamburg?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Berlin to Hamburg train prices are on average £14  one way.
How far is it from Berlin to Hamburg by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Hamburg from Berlin via train to be approximately 158 miles (255 km).
How long does it take from Berlin to Hamburg by train?
The train time to Hamburg from Berlin is on average 2 h 29 min  for the 158 miles (255 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Berlin to Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Berlin to Hamburg do I depart from? Which Hamburg train station from Berlin do I arrive in?

When taking the train from Berlin to Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz. Your journey can end in train stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Berlin Hbf   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the train station in Berlin to go to Hamburg? Where is the train station in Hamburg located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city centre in Hamburg.

What train providers go from Berlin to Hamburg?
Take the Berlin to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey to Hamburg from Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct train from Berlin to Hamburg?
Yes, there are 25 direct trains to Hamburg from Berlin per day with FlixTrain  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time travelling to your destination.
How many train services are there to Hamburg from Berlin a day?
On average, there are 25 trains a day from Berlin to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Berlin to Hamburg? When is the last train from Berlin to Hamburg?
The first Berlin to Hamburg train departs at 05: 55   and the last train from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 21: 03. Check out the most up-to-date Berlin to Hamburg train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket to Hamburg from Berlin to get the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Berlin to Hamburg is on average £14 if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Berlin and Hamburg available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Hamburg
Berlin Ostbahnhof
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