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 Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg will cost around £ 74 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 35.
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3 h 37 m
4 h 19 m
Trains per day
Of the 31 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Hamburg every day 18 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 395 km distance in an average of 4 h 19 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 37 m .
The slowest trains will take 8 h 11 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.
|Distance||245 miles (395 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h|
|Average train ticket price||£33 (€37)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg cover the 245 miles (395 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £33. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn 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 for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg. 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 toilets 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 Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg are the following:
Deutsche Bahn is the rail service provider for journeys between Frankfurt am Main and Hamburg. This is a heavily travelled route, so trains start running early in the morning and continue operating hourly or twice hourly until the late evening. Direct trains take anything between 3 hours and 30 minutes and 4 hours, whereas indirect services involve changing trains at Kassel or Hannover. There is also a direct overnight train that takes over 7 hours to reach Hamburg. Trains depart from either the central train station in Frankfurt (Frankfurt Main Hauptbahnhof) or from Frankfurt Sud, and arrive at Hamburg Central, located within walking distance of the city centre and near Hauptbahnhof Sud underground station.
When taking the train from Frankfurt am Main to Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Your trip can end in train stations such as Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Hamburg most often arrive at Hamburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.
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