Hamburg to Munich by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 37m
  • Distance
    614 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 17m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Munich by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Munich take around 5 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 614 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Munich.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Munich?

Direct trains from Hamburg to Munich have been found.

We usually find around 40 direct trains on the route from Hamburg to Munich every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 46 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Munich?

The Hamburg to Munich train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hamburg to Munich train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Munich is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:56 and the last train is around 20:29. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:19, and the last at 20:29.

When to book Hamburg to Munich train tickets?

Trains in Germany 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 Hamburg to Munich by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Munich?

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

  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Night Jet

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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