Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

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€68.73
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14 days
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Trains to Hamburg Hbf

Tue 30 May

11:23
14:54
Essen Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 31m1 change
11:59
15:11
Essen Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 12mDirect
12:23
15:54
Essen Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 31m1 change
12:59
16:13
Essen Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 14m1 change
13:23
16:53
Essen Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 30m1 change

Train times

Avg. journey time3h 37m
First train dept00:16
Last train dept21:52

Train info

Fastest route3h 12m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day11
Fare range€18-€90**

Stations

Origin StationEssen Hbf
Destination StationHamburg Hbf

More information**

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station) is €18. To buy train tickets from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station) 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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Essen Hbf (Main station) and Hamburg Hbf (Main station) is 3 hours and 37 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 12 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 37 trains per day travelling from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station). 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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf?

The first train from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station) departs at 00:16. The last train from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station) departs at 21:52. 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 Essen Hbf and Hamburg Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 11 direct trains from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Hamburg Hbf (Main station). Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
  • *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 Essen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 30/05/2017. 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 06/05/2017 for travel on 06/05/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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