Hamburg to Berlin route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 02m
Trains per day24
Fare range€7-€105
Distance256km
First & last trains
First train departs at05:27
Last train departs at22:46
Fastest journey
Fastest route1h 42m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationHamburg
Destination StationBerlin

Train times for Wed 18 Oct

05:27
07:23
Hamburg
Berlin
1h 56mDirect
06:36
08:22
Hamburg
Berlin
1h 46mDirect
06:48
08:57
Hamburg
Berlin
2h 09mDirect
07:38
09:24
Hamburg
Berlin
1h 46mDirect
08:36
10:22
Hamburg
Berlin
1h 46mDirect

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Hamburg to Berlin start at €34.30 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€34.30
14 days
in advance
€38.36
Avg. single price
On the day
€53.49
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Berlin is €6.75. 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.

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

The average journey time between Hamburg and Berlin is 2 hours and 2 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 42 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.

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

The first train from Hamburg to Berlin departs at 05:27. 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.

Are there direct train services between Hamburg and Berlin?

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.

How do I get back to Hamburg?

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

  • *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 Hamburg to Berlin for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/10/2017. 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 24/04/2017 for travel on 28/04/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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