Bologna to Hamburg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:15
  • Last train
    23:03
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    13hr 13m

Travelling from Bologna to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Bologna to Hamburg take around 13 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,013 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bologna and Hamburg.

Are there direct trains from Bologna to Hamburg?

Journeys between Bologna and Hamburg usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 16 departures on the route from Bologna to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 9 departures.

How long is the train journey from Bologna to Hamburg?

The Bologna to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 13 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Bologna to Hamburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Bologna around 04:15 and the last train is around 23:03. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bologna around 04:15, and the last at 21:03.

When to book Bologna to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bologna to Hamburg by train.

Which train companies operate between Bologna and Hamburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bologna to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • S10
  • S11
  • SBB

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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