Hamburg to Berlin train

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Cheapest

£36

Average

£64

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.

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06:48Hamburg Hbf2h07 08:55Berlin Hbf
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£361One-way
00:35Hamburg Hbf6h59 07:34Berlin Hbf
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07:36Hamburg Hbf1h46 09:22Berlin Hbf
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£481One-way

Train schedule Hamburg to Berlin

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00:35Hamburg Hbf6h59 07:34Berlin Hbf
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05:52Hamburg Hbf2h03 07:55Berlin Hbf
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06:48Hamburg Hbf2h07 08:55Berlin Hbf
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09:36Hamburg Hbf1h46 11:22Berlin Hbf
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10:05Hamburg Hbf1h51 11:56Berlin Hbf
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10:34Hamburg Hbf1h46 12:20Berlin Hbf
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10:51Hamburg Hbf2h04 12:55Berlin Hbf
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12:34Hamburg Hbf1h46 14:20Berlin Hbf
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21:51Hamburg Hbf2h03 23:54Berlin Hbf
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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Berlin

Showing times and prices for 26 Jun

Fastest Journey

1 h 45 m

Average

2 h 3 m

Trains per day

30

Distance

255 km

Of the 30 trains that leave Hamburg for Berlin every day 29 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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18:35Hamburg Hbf1h45 20:20Berlin Hbf
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£631One-way
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09:36Hamburg Hbf1h46 11:22Berlin Hbf
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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Berlin

distanceDistance158 miles (255 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£15 (€17)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 17 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Hamburg to Berlin cover the 158 miles (255 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £15, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Hamburg to Berlin

Travel from Hamburg to Berlin from £9 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Hamburg to Berlin. 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.

Hamburg to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 52 min
  • Average Price: £16
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 a day

Trains from Hamburg to Berlin

Travelling from Hamburg to Berlin by train is an excellent option, with direct services every day. Expect 24-25 weekday services, along with 22-23 options at the weekend. Journey times aren't long, ranging from 1 hour 44 minutes to 2 hours 45 minutes, and no changes are needed.

Which train companies travel from Hamburg to Berlin?

Passengers won't need to choose between rail companies when taking trains from Hamburg to Berlin. Only Deutsche Bahn (DB) operates on the Hamburg to Berlin route.

How long is the train from Hamburg to Berlin?

Journey times between Hamburg and Berlin are rarely very long. Generally, they will vary between 1 hour 44 minutes and 2 hours 45 minutes for direct trips, which require no changes. Indirect trains take longer, but can still take as little as 3 hours.

How many trains are there from Hamburg to Berlin?

Passengers can expect a very wide choice of departure times when making the journey by rail from Hamburg to Berlin. On weekdays, DB operates 24-25 trains, starting before 6:00 a.m. and running until just before midnight. Weekend services are frequent as well, with around 22-23 options available.

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

Departure Station: Trains to Berlin from Hamburg will depart from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof. The Hauptbahnhof is centrally located and occupies a prominent position on the Hamburg U-Bahn and S-Bahn networks, so the best way to get there is probably by train, although local buses are sometimes a handy alternative. The station itself is a modern facility, with plenty of places to shop and dine, as well as free Wi-Fi connectivity for passengers to use.

Arrival Station: All trains from Hamburg will arrive at Berlin's Hauptbahnhof. The city's central rail hub, the Hauptbahnhof can be found on Europaplatz, and offers ready access to the whole of Berlin. In most cases, U-Bahn journeys will ensure that transfers to accommodation take 20 minutes at most. If passengers need to make quick transfers to regional services, trains from Hamburg get into the "Tief" section of the Hauptbahnhof - so they may need to hurry up escalators to make their trains. Additionally, Airport Express trains (labeled RE7 and EB14) run to Schoenefeld Airport, and the TXL Express bus runs to Tegel. Leave 20-30 minutes for transfers in both cases.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Hamburg to Berlin

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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 Hamburg to Berlin. 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 Hamburg to Berlin and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Hamburg to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin 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 Berlin.
FAQs
You can find a cheap train from Hamburg to Berlin for some dates and times for as low as £9  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Hamburg to Berlin train price to come in at an average of £15  one way.
The Hamburg to Berlin train distance is approximately 158 miles (255 km).
While the time it takes to travel 158 miles (255 km) between Hamburg and Berlin can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Hamburg to Berlin is on average 1 h 53 min.

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

Omio customers book a train from Hamburg Hbf   to Berlin Hbf   most frequently for this route.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Berlin, called Berlin Hbf, is located around 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from its city centre.

For the route from Hamburg to Berlin you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Berlin from Hamburg on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Yes, there are 17 direct trains per day from Hamburg to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Hamburg to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Hamburg to Berlin leaves at 06: 15   and the last train for this leaves at 22: 33. Omio shows you the latest train from Hamburg to Berlin timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you book Hamburg to Berlin train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £15. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Berlin from Hamburg. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Berlin
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 Berlin.
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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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
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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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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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