Munich to Hamburg by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:13
  • Last train
    22:50
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 31m

Travelling from Munich to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Munich to Hamburg take around 5 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 614 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Munich and Hamburg.

Are there direct trains from Munich to Hamburg?

Direct trains from Munich to Hamburg have been found.

We usually find around 65 direct trains on the route from Munich to Hamburg every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 61 departures.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Hamburg?

The Munich to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Munich to Hamburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Munich around 04:02 and the last train is around 22:50. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Munich around 05:47, and the last at 22:50.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Munich to Hamburg 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 Munich to Hamburg by train.

Which train companies operate between Munich and Hamburg?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Find journey information for Hamburg to Munich

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

Other journeys to Hamburg View all journeys to Hamburg

Search accommodation in Hamburg

Airbnb
Country guide

Trains to Germany

Read our country guide

Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail 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.

Log in / Register

  1. We'd love to send you (occasional) emails with travel tips, sales and special offers. You can change your preferences at any time.
  1. By registering you agree with our privacy policy.