Bern to Hamburg by train
Avg. journey time
Travelling from Bern to Hamburg by train
Fast trains from Bern to Hamburg take around 7 hours and 31 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 758 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bern and Hamburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Bern to Hamburg?
Journeys between Bern and Hamburg usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 17 departures on the route from Bern to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Bern to Hamburg?
The Bern to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 31 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Bern to Hamburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Bern around 04:07 and the last train is around 00:02.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bern around 04:21, and the last at 23:36.
What's the Bern to Hamburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Bern to Hamburg are $104.00.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $104 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $150. 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 Bern 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 Bern to Hamburg by train.
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Which train companies operate between Bern and Hamburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Bern 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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