Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Hamburg to Berlin start at €34.56 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*
The minimum price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Berlin is €13.60. To buy train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin 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.
The average journey time between Hamburg and Berlin is 2 hours and 5 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 43 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 25 trains per day travelling from Hamburg to Berlin. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
The first train from Hamburg to Berlin departs at 03:30. The last train from Hamburg to Berlin departs at 22:46. 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg to Berlin without having to change trains. There are 24 direct trains from Hamburg to Berlin. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
By train, of course. See trains from Berlin to Hamburg.