London to Hamburg by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from London to Hamburg by train
Fast trains from London to Hamburg take around 8 hours and 37 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 718 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between London and Hamburg.
1. Are there direct trains from London to Hamburg?
Journeys between London and Hamburg usually involve 2 changes of train.
We usually find around 11 departures on the route from London to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.
2. How long is the train journey from London to Hamburg?
The London to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 8 hours and 37 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the London to Hamburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart London around 06:13 and the last train is around 20:31.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves London around 06:57, and the last at 20:03.
What's the London to Hamburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from London to Hamburg are $77.79.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $91 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $80. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book London 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 London to Hamburg by train.
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Which train companies operate between London and Hamburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from London to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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