Trains from
Berlin to Hamburg

Berlin to Hamburg route details

Route overview

Avg. journey time2h 04m
Trains per day25
Fare range€9-€108

First & last trains

First train departs at05:27
Last train departs at23:53

Fastest journey

Fastest route1h 42m
ChangesDirect

Stations

Origin StationBerlin
Destination StationHamburg

Train times for Tue 22 Aug

13:07
15:11
Berlin
Hamburg
2h 04mDirect
13:42
15:24
Berlin
Hamburg
1h 42mDirect
14:39
16:21
Berlin
Hamburg
1h 42mDirect
15:06
17:11
Berlin
Hamburg
2h 05mDirect
15:42
17:24
Berlin
Hamburg
1h 42mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Berlin to Hamburg start at €34.81 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€34.81
14 days
in advance
€39.81
Avg. single price
On the day
€53.45
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Berlin to Hamburg?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Berlin to Hamburg is €9. To buy train tickets from Berlin to Hamburg for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Berlin to Hamburg by train?

The average journey time between Berlin and Hamburg is 2 hours and 4 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 42 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from Berlin to Hamburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Berlin to Hamburg?

The first train from Berlin to Hamburg departs at 05:27. The last train from Berlin to Hamburg departs at 23:53. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Berlin and Hamburg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Berlin to Hamburg without having to change trains. There are 25 direct trains from Berlin to Hamburg. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Berlin?

By train, of course. See trains from Hamburg to Berlin.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Berlin to Hamburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/08/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 10/06/2017 for travel on 24/06/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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