Munich to Hamburg train

Wed, 24 Jul
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Cheap train tickets from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Cheapest

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

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
11:526h03
Munich Hbf
17:55Hamburg Hbf
£1091One-way
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Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
09:526h03
Munich Hbf
15:55Hamburg Hbf
£1091One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:556h26
Munich Hbf
16:21Hamburg Hbf
£1141One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
03:565h58
Munich Hbf
09:54Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
05:556h03
Munich Hbf
11:58Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
0 changes

Train timetableMunich to Hamburg

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, 24 July
Deutsche Bahn
03:565h58
Munich Hbf
09:54Hamburg Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
05:095h46
Munich Hbf
10:55Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
05:556h03
Munich Hbf
11:58Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:095h46
Munich Hbf
12:55Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:526h02
Munich Hbf
13:54Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:566h27
Munich Hbf
14:23Hamburg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
07:565h58
Munich Hbf
13:54Hamburg Hbf
2 changes
Deutsche Bahn
08:045h50
Munich Hbf
13:54Hamburg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
09:095h46
Munich Hbf
14:55Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:526h03
Munich Hbf
15:55Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:556h26
Munich Hbf
16:21Hamburg Hbf
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
09:556h00
Munich Hbf
15:55Hamburg Hbf
1 change
Deutsche Bahn
11:095h46
Munich Hbf
16:55Hamburg Hbf
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Deutsche Bahn
11:526h03
Munich Hbf
17:55Hamburg Hbf
0 changes

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Train times from Munich to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for 24 Jul

Fastest Journey

5 h 46 m

Average

5 h 59 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

614 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Munich for Hamburg every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
05:095h46
Munich Hbf
10:55Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
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Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
07:095h46
Munich Hbf
12:55Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
0 changes
Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
09:095h46
Munich Hbf
14:55Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
0 changes
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Deutsche Bahn
11:095h46
Munich Hbf
16:55Hamburg Hbf
£1281One-way
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Deutsche Bahn
08:045h50
Munich Hbf
13:54Hamburg Hbf
£1631One-way
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ReviewsReviews for the rail journey from Munich to Hamburg

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The journey by ICE from Munich to Hamburg was satisfactory overall. The train offers a comfortable and modern travel experience, with high speed and a smooth ride. The seat was comfortable and there was enough legroom, which is important for a longer journey. The on-board amenities, such as the catering facilities and toilets, were also of a high standard. However, a minor drawback was the high price of the ride. Compared to other modes of transport, it can be too expensive for some people, especially considering that some airlines offer similar routes for a cheaper price. Overall, taking the ICE from Munich to Hamburg was a pleasant experience, but the price might be a barrier for some travellers. Nevertheless, it is a good choice for someone who values comfort and convenience and is willing to pay a higher price.
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IconBooks to borrow
The seats were very comfortable and it was very quiet on the train. The wifi was very good and I had access to electricity at my seat. The staff were very nice and there were many things to order. The train arrived on time and it was very clean on the train, the toilets were also clean. I can pass it on as my ticket was not expensive but worth it.
Pro
Iconthe heaters were on
This was a trip that was 2nd class and I liked it a lot because there was nothing negative. There was healthy food, which was also cheap. The heaters were on. If you had extra requests, you could book it in the app and your request was also fulfilled, for example, regarding food. The train looked very nice from the outside and inside. This train trip definitely deserves praise as it was so cheap and I liked it very much. The wifi was very good and for all the positive reasons, I can only recommend the trip.
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It was a very long ride, but it didn't feel that long. My seat was clean and I had enough space at my seat. The people were very nice and so were the staff. The air on the train was very clean and it was very quiet on the train. My wifi was good. The toilets were very clean and the air was pure there. The train was on time and everyone was doing their own thing. It was relatively OK. I thought the services were great too. I definitely recommend the trip. What was also very cool is that there was free water. A very great ride.
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IconTrain was too late
It was a great trip, and before that I made a small stopover from Gernlinden and I can really recommend it, because the food was super tasty and the staff were friendly. The atmosphere was also great and my wifi was great. It was relatively cheap, so I can also recommend it. The toilets were also very clean and I felt comfortable using them.
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IconThe train was on time
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IconHygiene
The journey was generally very good. There was excellent wifi reception and 2 power sockets in each compartment. One negative point, however, is the lack of hygiene, the seats and the floor were not really clean. However, as this was the only bad point, I still recommend the trip.
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IconThe train was on time
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IconThe product has no weaknesses
The journey was very pleasant. The entire compartment was freshly cleaned, quiet and the wifi reception was excellent. Another positive point I noticed was that the train left on time and arrived only 1 minute late. I can therefore recommend the journey by train from Munich to Hamburg.
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I travelled from Munich to Hamburg yesterday and I have to say that there are positive as well as negative aspects. The seats on the train were very comfortable. The wifi was very slow. The train was delayed by 5 minutes on arrival. The price for such a train journey is far too expensive. The toilets are also not very clean. You have to change trains twice.
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IconMore expensive than a flight
I travel the route Munich to Hamburg back to Munich. It's a bit of a shame that it's sometimes cheaper to fly than to buy a train ticket. However, what I like is that the journey is very sustainable by train. And you can work great. I always book myself second class or a seat in a compartment. Cleanliness is almost always great and you have wifi access. It's enough for work.
Pro
IconGood price
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IconTrain full
As we were on holiday in Munich, we needed a ticket from Munich to Hamburg. The journey was very pleasant for the most part, but the train was a bit crowded. What was very pleasant was the good low price of the ticket we were able to get as we had booked early. The train was mostly clean, except for a few spots under the seats and the toilet was also cleaned. I can recommend the trip.
Pro
IconThe cleanliness
IconThe equipment
IconThe seating comfort
Cons
IconThe long journey time
IconThe toilets were neglected in terms of cleanliness
IconThe fare or the price-performance ratio
Unfortunately, my train journey from Munich to Hamburg was not very pleasant. One positive point was undoubtedly the cleanliness of the train, which was definitely commendable. The seating comfort and the general furnishings of the train were also okay and made the journey a little more bearable. However, I must emphasise that these positive aspects were overshadowed by some significant shortcomings. The equipment, although acceptable, showed signs of wear and tear, indicating that maintenance had been neglected. This spoilt the overall picture considerably. Seating comfort, although good in itself, was affected by the excessively long journey time. The journey time from Munich to Hamburg was disproportionately long, which is particularly unpleasant for travellers on a tight schedule. The inconvenience of such a long journey was not compensated for by the service provided. The service on board was disappointing and the staff were not very attentive or helpful. The cleanliness, which initially stood out positively, could not compensate for the average or lower standards of the toilets. Overall, these appeared neglected and not sufficiently cleaned. One particularly disappointing aspect was the price-performance ratio. The fare was disproportionate to the services offered and the quality of the journey. In view of this overall situation, I would not recommend this train connection from Munich to Hamburg. Improvements in journey time, service and maintenance would be urgently needed to make the journey more appealing for me and other passengers. On the other hand, I will no longer be able to travel long distances by train.
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I really enjoyed the train journey. The staff were very friendly and the wifi was excellent. The sanitary facilities and the compartment were thoroughly cleaned and the hygiene was excellent. I personally think that the price-performance ratio of the journey is optimal. There was a calm atmosphere on the train and it was very quiet throughout the journey. Recommendation!
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Instead of long car journeys or short-haul flights, I always prefer to take the train, as it's cheaper and also less stressful if the train is on time, as you save yourself either traffic jams or stress at the airport. Everything else is also great, the train is clean, the wifi works and the staff are very nice. Of course, you also have more legroom on a train journey than on a plane. Always happy to travel again!
Pro
IconComfortable seating, sufficient space to the front seat, panoramic window
IconRide is quiet and pleasant
IconPossibility to make a reservation in a quiet compartment
Cons
IconPoor selection in the on-board restaurant
IconOn-board announcements were barely understandable
The train journey was relaxed and I was pleasantly surprised by the legroom in the front seat. As I usually only travel by plane, I was also delighted with the option of reserving a seat in the quiet compartment. On the negative side, I have to rate the selection of the on-board restaurant and the announcements made by the train staff were unfortunately very difficult to understand. Otherwise it was a very pleasant journey!
Pro
IconComfortable
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I travelled to Hamburg with a friend some time ago. The journey was very comfortable, with fresh air and a reasonable temperature. The sanitary facilities were very clean and hygienic. The staff was super friendly. I think the price was definitely worth it. The atmosphere was very quiet and it was generally very relaxing. I recommend the train connection.
Pro
IconFast journey with the ICE
IconAir conditioning and sockets were fine
IconToilets were very clean
Cons
IconYou must reserve a seat in order to be able to sit for a longer period of time
The train with the train number ICE 588 departed on time. The seats were comfortable and clean. The toilets were also very clean. The wifi was fast enough. If you want to sit in the same seat permanently, you have to make a reservation. Otherwise, the person who reserved your seat can ask you to vacate the seat.

Overview: Train from Munich to Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles
durationAverage train duration5 h 59 min
priceAverage train ticket price£91 (€103)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or FlixTrain

Trains from Munich to Hamburg cover the 381 miles long route taking on average 5 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or FlixTrain. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £91, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £35. Travellers depart most frequently from Munich Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and FlixTrain trains Munich to Hamburg

Find the best trains between Munich and Hamburg with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet and FlixTrain from £33. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixTrain is a German train company which is part of FlixMobility, the company who own FlixBus. Since 2018, FlixMobility has also offered the option of train travel to some of the largest German cities like Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart and Berlin including trains from Munich to Hamburg. FlixTrain has high speed comfortable trains with a guaranteed seat, foot space, reading lamp and a luggage rack to store your belongings as well as sockets on most trains and free Wi-Fi for all passengers. The most popualr routes in Germany for FlixTrain are from Berlin to Hamburg, Frankfurt to Stuttgart and Cologne to Hamburg. They also offer trains on the Sotckholm to Gothenburg route in Sweden.

FlixTrain from Munich to Hamburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 42 min
  • Cheapest Price: £33

Trains from Munich to Hamburg: Journey Details

Trains in Germany are a convenient way to travel between cities, with Deutsche Bahn providing both domestic and international train routes in Germany. The Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express is the most convenient and regular train from Munich to Hamburg. There are frequent trains running throughout the day, including an early morning and late night train. An early morning train departs at 6:53 a.m. Late night trains depart at about 10:55 p.m. There are several other trains throughout the day, these depart mid-morning, mid-afternoon and late afternoon at regular intervals. There is a full weekend service. The train journey from Munich to Hamburg takes about 6 hours. Trains on the Deutsche Bahn Intercity Express line are direct, high-speed trains.

Return trains from Hamburg to Munich are also available.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from Munich 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 Munich 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 Munich to Hamburg and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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Taking the Train from Munich

Trains from Munich to Hamburg depart from Munich Central Station which is located in the city center near the Marienplatz. The train station may be reached by bus, shuttle or train from the Munich International Airport using the S Bahn rail network. There are public transportation services during the evenings making this very convenient. Trains arrive in the port city of Hamburg in the early or mid morning and early or late afternoon.

Getting into Hamburg by Train

The sea port city of Hamburg offers several attractions to enjoy. You can enjoy the Hamburg Museum, sailing, visiting the canals and rivers or visiting parks and botanical gardens or day trip to the miniature model railway. The train from Munich arrives at Hamburg Central Station, which can be found on the Wallring between the districts Altstadt and St. Georg in Munich city center. You can walk from your hotel or travel by city bus, shuttle or taxi from the station to attractions in the city or the airport in about 25 minutes. You can travel to the airport using the S Bahn rail network.

FAQs: Munich to Hamburg train

FAQs: Travel by train from Munich 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 Munich to Hamburg.
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Cheap train tickets from Munich to Hamburg can start from as little as £35 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Munich to Hamburg is £91; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time between Munich and Hamburg is on average 5 h 59 min   for the 381 mile long journey, but the time it takes to go from Munich to Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Munich to Hamburg leaves at 06: 20. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Munich to Hamburg leaves at 22: 00.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Munich to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB Nightjet. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
Take the Munich to Hamburg train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB Nightjet or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Munich and Hamburg as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Munich to Hamburg with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Munich, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Munich Hbf, Munich Airport Terminal station and Munich Ost. When arriving in Hamburg, you can end your journey in train stations like Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Altona.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Munich Hbf, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 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.

The cheapest month to travel from Munich to Hamburg by train is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Hamburg from Munich including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Munich and Hamburg

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Munich Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your journey to Hamburg.
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Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
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Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for Munich Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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ParkingParking
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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 Munich.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
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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.
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.

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