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Train Information from Hamburg to Bamberg

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price£28 (€32)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 10 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Bamberg cover the 256 miles (413 km) long route taking on average 5 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around £28, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £21. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Hamburg and Bamberg

Find the best trains from Hamburg to Bamberg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £21. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 256 miles (413 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Hamburg and Bamberg. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Hamburg to Bamberg on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Hamburg and Bamberg you can pay as low as £21.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver 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, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Hamburg to Bamberg
Travel by train to Bamberg 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 Hamburg to Bamberg.
How much does a cheap train between Hamburg and Bamberg cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains between Hamburg and Bamberg to cost as little as £21  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets between Hamburg and Bamberg?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Hamburg to Bamberg train price to come in at an average of £28  one way.
What is the distance to Bamberg from Hamburg by train?
The train distance from Hamburg to Bamberg is around 256 miles (413 km).
How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Bamberg?
The train time between Hamburg and Bamberg is on average 5 h 12 min  for the 256 miles (413 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Bamberg from Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Hamburg to Bamberg do I depart from? Which Bamberg train station from Hamburg do I arrive in?

Some of the Hamburg train stations to Bamberg you can start your journey from include Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Bamberg include Bamberg, Bahnhof and Bamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arriving in Bamberg, Bahnhof.

Where is the train station in Hamburg? Where is the train station in Bamberg?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Bamberg, called Bamberg, Bahnhof, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What train providers go from Hamburg to Bamberg?
If you're looking for trains from Hamburg to Bamberg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Bamberg. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Hamburg to Bamberg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Hamburg and Bamberg?
On average, there are 10 trains a day from Hamburg to Bamberg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Hamburg to Bamberg?
The earliest train for this journey departs from Hamburg at 15: 01. The last train leaves from Hamburg at 20: 46. Check Omio for the latest train timetable from Hamburg to Bamberg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Hamburg to Bamberg train tickets to get the best deals?
If you book a train ticket from Hamburg to Bamberg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £28 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Hamburg and Bamberg are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your journey to Bamberg.
Amenities at station
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4