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Train Information from Glasgow to Hamburg

distanceDistance588 miles (949 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Glasgow to Hamburg cover the 588 miles (949 km) long route taking on average 30 h 20 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Glasgow Central and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Glasgow to Hamburg?

Travel between Glasgow, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Glasgow?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Hamburg from Glasgow as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Glasgow, United Kingdom from Hamburg is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Glasgow from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Glasgow, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Glasgow from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance by train from Glasgow to Hamburg?
The distance between Glasgow and Hamburg by train is approximately 588 miles (949 km).
How long is the train journey between Glasgow and Hamburg?
The train time from Glasgow to Hamburg is on average 30 h 20 min  for the 588 miles (949 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Glasgow to Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Glasgow to Hamburg, which train station in Glasgow do I depart from and which train station in Hamburg do I arrive in?

When taking the train between Glasgow and Hamburg, you can choose to depart from train stations like Glasgow Central, Glasgow Queen Street and Charing Cross (Glasgow). 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 Glasgow Central   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Where is the Glasgow train station located? Where is the Hamburg train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Glasgow Central and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 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.

How many trains per day are there between Glasgow and Hamburg?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Glasgow to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Glasgow
Hamburg
Glasgow Central is the most popular Glasgow 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 Glasgow for your journey to Hamburg.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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Ticket office hours
Mon - Sat: 05: 30 - 21: 30 | Sun: 09: 15 - 21: 30
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 6, 7, 18, 21, 75, 263, 267, 500 Airport Express
Train lines: West Coast Main Line, ScotRail, Avanti West Coast, LNER, TransPennine Express, CrossCountry, Caledonian Sleeper