Berlin to Hamburg by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Berlin to Hamburg by train
Fast trains from Berlin to Hamburg take around 1 hour and 42 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 257 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Berlin and Hamburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Berlin to Hamburg?
Direct trains from Berlin to Hamburg have been found.
We usually find around 44 direct trains on the route from Berlin to Hamburg every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Berlin to Hamburg?
The Berlin to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 42 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Berlin to Hamburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Berlin around 05:06 and the last train is around 22:45.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Berlin around 06:38, and the last at 22:39.
What's the Berlin to Hamburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Berlin to Hamburg are $23.41.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $53 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $39. 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 Berlin 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 Berlin to Hamburg by train.
Help with booking alerts
Which train companies operate between Berlin and Hamburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Berlin to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Hamburg to Berlin by train
Easy, fast and cheap
Pay in EUR, GBP or USD
100% human support