Berlin to Hamburg train

Fri, 26 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Berlin to Hamburg is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Cheapest
FlixTrain
08:092h01
Berlin Hbf
10:10Hamburg Hbf
£181One-way
0 changes
Cheapest
FlixTrain
07:562h14
Berlin Südkreuz station
10:10Hamburg Hbf
£181One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:462h25
Berlin Ostbahnhof
14:11Hamburg Hbf
£191One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:582h13
Berlin Hbf
14:11Hamburg Hbf
£191One-way
0 changes
FlixTrain
17:552h14
Berlin Südkreuz station
20:09Hamburg Hbf
£301One-way
0 changes

Train timetableBerlin to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, 26 July
FlixTrain
07:562h14
Berlin Südkreuz station
10:10Hamburg Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
08:041h59
Berlin Hbf
10:03Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
08:092h01
Berlin Hbf
10:10Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:381h44
Berlin Hbf
10:22Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:062h09
Berlin Hbf
11:15Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:381h46
Berlin Hbf
11:24Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:381h44
Berlin Hbf
12:22Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
11:381h46
Berlin Hbf
13:24Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:462h25
Berlin Ostbahnhof
14:11Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
11:582h13
Berlin Hbf
14:11Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:381h45
Berlin Hbf
14:23Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
17:552h14
Berlin Südkreuz station
20:09Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
FlixTrain
18:082h01
Berlin Hbf
20:09Hamburg Hbf
0 changes

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Train times from Berlin to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 26 Jul

Fastest Journey

1 h 44 m

Average

2 h

Trains per day

13

Distance

255 km

Of the 13 trains that leave Berlin for Hamburg every day 13 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
08:381h44
Berlin Hbf
10:22Hamburg Hbf
£531One-way
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Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
10:381h44
Berlin Hbf
12:22Hamburg Hbf
£621One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:381h45
Berlin Hbf
14:23Hamburg Hbf
£621One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:381h46
Berlin Hbf
11:24Hamburg Hbf
£621One-way
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Deutsche Bahn
11:381h46
Berlin Hbf
13:24Hamburg Hbf
£621One-way
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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Berlin to Hamburg

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IconVery empathetic passengers
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IconThe train was late.
It was a great ride. I went in the afternoon and went with my wife and friends. The train looked and was very modern. We had fun with the other people on the train who were very empathetic and willing to communicate with strangers, so the volume on the train was very pleasant. The trip is highly recommended. Then I want to mention that the toilets were very modern. Finally, the only negative thing I want to mention is that the train was late, but I don't mind that as there were so many more positives.
Pro
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It was a great ride. I had access to wifi and a power outlet at my seat. My seat was very comfortable and the train was very quiet. If you needed food, you were able to get it. The staff were very friendly and the service was great. From all the arguments, I can lovingly recommend it. Moreover, the price-performance ratio was great!
Pro
IconThe train was on time
IconVery beautiful from the inside
IconClean toilet
IconNice staff
Cons
IconFood was cold
The train arrived very punctually, which made me very happy. In addition, every seat had 2 sockets and you could dial into the free wifi, perfect. In addition, the toilet was very clean and the price of 23 euros was very reasonable. However, the on-board bistro was very full and the food I ordered was cold again after a short time. But all in all, I would repeat the trip.
Pro
IconSimply ride
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IconDelays
I bought tickets for myself and my friend from Berlin to Hamburg to visit my parents on New Year's Eve. I bought the tickets at the information desk. The price was actually quite reasonable. Since we didn't have to change trains, that was the best part of the trip. With the ICE we were there in 2 hours. Unfortunately, we arrived later than expected, but the train ride was very pleasant. I would like to travel again with the ICE.
Pro
Iconvery clean
My trip was very good because the internet was very hygienic and spacious without interruption, but the fear of pandemic is very risky, even the toilets were hygienic in my opinion, if everything is clean, the trip is nice and to recommend. What I also found very cool is that the staff were very humorous and all the people had their masks on. There were also baby changing stations and the toilets were very clean and I felt comfortable using them.
Pro
IconFast train connection for 300km (2 hours)
Cons
Icon57 min delay
IconVery crowded
I drive this route every fortnight and normally we are no more than 10 minutes late. But this time we had 57 minutes. But you only get some money back after 60 minutes. Another negative thing I noticed was that the toilets were very disgusting. And the wifi wasn't very good either, but that's almost never the case in trains.
Pro
Iconrapid travel
My wifi was great and I had a power socket at my seat. It was very quiet on the train and my seat was very comfortable. The heaters worked great and I had a window at my table. The staff were very nice. The train was on time and great. I can recommend it to everyone as it was very cheap.
Pro
IconPlenty of free seats
IconRespect the obligation to wear a mask on the train
IconPleasant temperature in the train
IconPunctuality
Cons
IconSocket with loose contact
All in all, it was a very pleasant train ride, especially because of the temperature, as it was very cold outside that day. In the train itself it was pleasantly warm, so you didn't need a jacket. It should also be emphasised that the train staff pointed out to guests who were not wearing masks that masks were compulsory. Departure and arrival were on time, otherwise I have no further complaints, except that the socket unfortunately had a loose contact, which meant that we were unable to charge our smartphones. That's how you like to travel by train.
Pro
IconRide duration is fast
IconCleanliness
IconNo change
Cons
IconPossible delays
Travelling from Berlin to Hamburg is the ideal way to get to Hamburg in a pleasant atmosphere. In the modern and comfortable trains, you sit comfortably and enjoy the journey to Hamburg. Was with me on time and seat reservation. Also the staff of the train and served the drinks and food to the seat. The train journey took about 4 hours. There was also wifi in the carriage, but it was often poor.
Pro
IconFast connection
Cons
IconVery full
The ICE connection of the train was top as always. Friendly staff, the reserved table / seat for 4 with colleagues for the journey was also free and very practical to work and talk. The city ticket in Hamburg was also very practical, I could make good use of it and didn't have to organise a local transport ticket.
Pro
IconPersonnel
IconSpeed
IconCatering
Cons
IconVolume
IconWIFI
IconCleanliness
We spent the train journey from Berlin to Hamburg in the on-board restaurant, where we had lunch. It was very good. We couldn't stand it in the train compartment because it was very noisy with other passengers, which was very annoying. Fortunately, the speed of the ICE meant we were back in Hamburg quickly. The staff on the train were very friendly and helpful. One negative thing to mention is the very poor wifi on the train.
Pro
IconFast journey
IconGood board restaurant
IconFriendly staff
Cons
IconOver-utilised train
IconUnclean toilets
IconBroken seats
On my journey from Berlin to Hamburg, the facilities were great, I had plenty of power sockets around me and good wifi too. The comfort was okay, except that I had a broken seat that was ripped open at the edge. But the volume was great. The service was very good, especially the staff were very nice and friendly. The train itself was clean, except for the toilets. The journey time was fantastic, except that we were a few minutes late. The price was quite good.
Pro
IconPunctual
IconClean
IconNice staff
Cons
IconLight too bright (night journey)
The journey went smoothly and on time. As always, the staff were very friendly and helpful. The information on the train was clear and concise. The whole train was very clean. However, the toilets could have been a bit more hygienic. I didn't have to change trains and travelled on the ICE for about 110 minutes. There were enough free seats, wifi and working sockets. The seats were also very comfortable. Unfortunately, the light was a little bright. This is annoying when travelling by ICE at night.
Pro
IconClean
IconPunctual departure
Cons
IconDefective train
The journey back from Berlin to Hamburg went smoothly for the first hour. A defective suit was then discovered, which could not be repaired. The journey was continued at reduced speed after a delay of 1 hour. We have applied for compensation.
Pro
IconPunctual
Cons
IconDirty
The journey was a wonderful experience. It was also great that the train arrived on time. Fortunately, I was also able to wifi my mobile phone on the train and had good wifi. Unfortunately, the seats were a bit dirty and the people were noisy, but the staff were very friendly. Otherwise, the journey was well worth it for the price.

Overview: Train from Berlin to Hamburg

distanceDistance158 miles
durationAverage train duration1 h 43 min
priceAverage train ticket price£61 (€69)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Metronom

Trains from Berlin to Hamburg cover the 158 miles long route taking on average 1 h 43 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Metronom. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £61, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £6. Travellers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and Metronom trains Berlin to Hamburg

Find the best trains to Hamburg from Berlin with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and Metronom from £6. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Berlin to Hamburg train.

Berlin to Hamburg train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 43 min
  • Cheapest Price: £22
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 17 a day

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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FAQs: Berlin to Hamburg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Berlin 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.
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Cheap train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg can start from as little as £6 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Berlin to Hamburg is £61; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Berlin to Hamburg train time is 1 h 43 min   covering the 158 mile long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 05: 56. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Berlin to Hamburg leaves at 21: 38.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Hamburg without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 17 direct trains from Berlin to Hamburg each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
When taking a train from Berlin to Hamburg, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Metronom for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service to Hamburg from Berlin and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 21: 38.

When departing from Berlin, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Berlin Hbf, Berlin Ostbahnhof and Berlin Südkreuz station. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your route in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Altona.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Hbf, which is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre.

A day trip to Hamburg from Berlin is worth doing with a journey time of 1 h 43 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Berlin to Hamburg is June.
You have options as you can travel from Berlin to Hamburg 2 different ways: train or coach.

Important Stations and Airports in Berlin and Hamburg

Berlin
Hamburg
Berlin Hbf is the most popular Berlin railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Berlin for your journey to Hamburg.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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phone
Phone Number
+49 302971055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 22: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 00
Public transport options for Berlin Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U5
S-Bahn lines: S3, S5, S7, S9
Bus lines: 120, 123, 142, 147, 245, M41, M85, N20, N40, N5
Tram lines: M5, M6, M8, M10
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FEX, HBX, IRE, RB10, RB14, RB21, RB22, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE4, RE5, RE7
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
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ParkingParking
ATMATM
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ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Berlin SpandauLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Berlin-Gesundbrunnen stationWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg train station for Omio travellers, but Hamburg has quite a few train hubs. Find all the information you need to know about the main railway stations in Hamburg for your journey from Berlin.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transport options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Hamburg DammtorWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.

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