Trains Hamburg to Berlin

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  • Fastest journey is 1 hour and 42 minutes (direct)
  • About 25 direct trains per day from Hamburg to Berlin
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Facts

Trains Berlin <> Hamburg 

Booking horizon  6 months
Duration 1h42
Distance  282km 
Direct trains Yes
First train Berlin 05h27
Last train Berlin 23h53
First train Hamburg 05h27
Last train Hamburg 22h57
Trains per day 25
Train company Deutsche Bahn / ICE
Station Berlin Berlin Hbf
Station Hamburg Hamburg Hbf

Timetable

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The first train leaves at 05h27 from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf, the last train leaves at 22h57. The journey time is 1 hour and 42 minutes between the two cities. Each day around 25 direct trains run between Hamburg and Berlin. Here, at HappyRail, you can buy all cheap train tickets for the train from Hamburg to Berlin!

Costs / Prices 

If you book early the cheapest fares for trains from Hamburg to Berlin start at € 19. If you wait to the last moment ticket prices rise to app. € 66-81

Sleeper / Overnight trains 

There are no night trains running anymore between Hamburg and Berlin.  

Scenery 

The route from Hamburg to Berlin is through flat land, a lot of huge farms, some urban area. 

Travel by Swiss Trains

Regular trains in Switzerland are very convenient and punctual - one the finest in the world. Between major cities like Zurich, Bern, Basel and Geneven there are very frequent connections. 

  • RegioExpress - Trains between small cities / villages and major cities 
  • Regio trains between local towns 
  • InterCity - Trains between major cities, i.e. Basel to Geneve
  • S-Bahn - Suburban trains around large cities like Zurich

Scenic trains

Very famous scenic trains in Switzerland are the Glacier Express between St Moritz and Zermatt, the Bernina Express between Chur and Tirano just a few kilometers from the Swiss-Italian border, and the Golden Pass Line from Montreux to Zweisimmen. From Zweisimmen you can take a connecting train to Interlaken en Luzern.

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Hamburg Hbf - Info

Railway Station Hamburg

Haburg Hbf is the main station of Hamburg. There is Wifi connection and you will find a lot of eateries and shops in the station. From the station you can take the public transport which brings you quick to the major tourist sights in the city. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Tram: - 
  • Subway: 1 stop (U Bahn) 
  • Bus: possible, best to walk or take the U Bahn 
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

Hamburg Hbf - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Barcelo Hamburg****

500 meters from the train station. Modern, 4-star Superior hotel. Very high ratings.  
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Intercity Hotel****

Next to Hamburg Hbf, comfortable 4-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient. Affordable 4-star hotel.     
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Europaïscher Hof****

Classical German 4-star hotel, built in 1925. Spa and large swimming pool. 150 meter water slide. High ratings.   
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Hamburg Hbf - Rental cars

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Rental Cars

5 rental car companies: Avis, Europcar, Flizzr, Interrent, Sixt.   

Berlin Hbf - Info

Railway Station Berlin  

Berlin Hbf is the main station of Berlin, located nearby the German parliament. Many sights can be reached by foot from the railway station or by the convenient S-bahn (kind of subway) that connects all major stations in Berlin. The station itself is a modern visual attraction and is built on terrain where the wall used to stand. Nearby the station are some new and fine hotels. 

Facilities

  • Wifi: yes, free for 30 minutes
  • Lockers: yes, 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid

To the city centre

  • Walking: Reichstag 5 minutes, Checkpoint Charlie 30 minutes
  • Bike: no city bikes
  • Subway: S Bahn to all major sights 
  • Bus: yes, to all sights, check Berlin.de
  • Taxi: yes

Finding your platform:

  • On each platform and in the departure hall there are screens on which the departing trains are listed.

Finding your carriage: 

  • If you have a reserved seat, you can find the right spot on the platform where the carriage stops, by looking at the board of train compositions that can be found on any platform. 

 

Berlin Hbf - Hotels near the station

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  •  Walking distance from the train station   •  Rating: 8+ 
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Motel One***

Hip and trendy hotel next to the station. Motel One has multiple hotels in the city. Affordable. Very high ratings. 
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Intercity Hotel****

Next to Berlin Hbf, comfortable 4-star hotel with spacious rooms. Very convenient.    
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Ibis Berlin Hauptbahnhof****

300 meters from Berlin Hbf. Convenient. High ratings. 
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Berlin Hbf - Rental Cars

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Rental Cars

6 rental car companies: Europcar, Flizzr, Hertz, Interrent, Sixt.