Trains to Hamburg
Tue 28 Mar
4h 00m•1 change
4h 06m•1 change
4h 05m•1 change
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln to Hamburg?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg is €14.25**. To buy train tickets from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets between 3 to 6 months in advance. Booking early allows you to take advantage of the cheapest fares and best tickets.
How long does it take to travel from Köln to Hamburg by train?
The average journey time between Köln (Cologne) and Hamburg is 4 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 30 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 41 trains per day travelling from Köln (Cologne) 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 Köln to Hamburg?
The first train from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg departs at 02:13. The last train from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg departs at 23:12. 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 Köln and Hamburg?
Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Köln (Cologne) to Hamburg. 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 Köln to Hamburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/03/2017. 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 08/11/2016 for travel on 19/11/2016 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.