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Trains from Sontheim to Hamburg

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Sontheim - Hamburg Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

There are 23 daily trains from Sontheim to Hamburg. Traveling by train from Sontheim to Hamburg usually takes around 7 hours and 57 minutes, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 6 hours and 54 minutes.

Distance345 mi (556 km)
Fastest train6h 54m
Lowest price$87.84
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Sontheim to Hamburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Sontheim to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 17 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express88h 54m$133.48
Deutsche Bahn177h 35m$160.41
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company89h 10m$125.41
  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Sontheim to Hamburg start from $88, and on average cost . Daily there are 8 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Hamburg. DB Intercity-Express in Sontheim leaves from Sontheim-Brenz and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Hamburg Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Hamburg train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 8 hours and 54 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 54 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Sontheim to Hamburg start from $110, and on average cost . Daily there are 17 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn in Sontheim leaves from Sontheim-Brenz and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Hamburg Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 7 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 54 minutes.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

    Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Sontheim to Hamburg start from $88, and on average cost . Daily there are 8 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Sontheim leaves from Sontheim-Brenz and one other station. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Hamburg Train Station .

    From Sontheim to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 6 hours and 54 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Sontheim to Hamburg during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

How long is the train journey from Sontheim to Hamburg?

The distance between Sontheim and Hamburg is approximately 345 miles, or 556 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 54 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Sontheim to Hamburg are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Thursday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Sontheim at 5:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Sontheim to Hamburg?

There are 23 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hamburg to Sontheim.

City Information

Hamburg

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Hamburg might be often overshadowed by Berlin or Munich, but it certainly is one of Germany’s best hidden gems. A vibrant harbor city with plenty of activities, Hamburg will keep you interested through days and nights. Among the city’s most famous attractions is the Elbphilharmonie, a stunning concert hall that could rival the famous Sydney Opera House. The concert hall also features a public viewing platform that offers a panoramic view of the city and the harbor, a great bonus for visitors who enjoy taking pictures. If you travel with kids, it is a great idea to take them to the Miniatur Wunderland, which many consider to be the largest model railway in the world. If you simply want to take a walk around and enjoy the vibe of the city, Planten und Blomen, nicknamed “the green lungs of the city”, will provide the reprieve you need.

Hamburg’s proximity to the sea allows it to offer the freshest and finest seafood dishes around. Fischereihafen Restaurant is a local favorite that has garnered plenty of attention. For the best beers around, Braugasthaus Altes Mädchen is a popular spot that is worth your attention.

The main bus station in the city is called ZOB Hamburg and it’s located at Adenauerallee 78 in the city center, serving FlixBus and Sindbad, among other carriers. Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is the main railway station in the city. For international air services, Hamburg Airport, the oldest in Germany, is the main airport.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Sontheim?

Departure stations

There are two stations in Sontheim where you can board the train to Hamburg.

All train stations in Sontheim:

  • Sontheim-Brenz

  • Bergenweiler

Where is the train station in Hamburg?

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Arrival stations

Although it could be mistaken for a church with its clock tower and arched, windowed facade, the Hamburg Train Station (or Hauptbahnhof) is a bustling hub for intercity trains throughout Germany and into other countries in Europe. Originally opened in 1906, the current station welcomes about 480,000 passengers every day. These passengers travel on Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain intercity trains, as well as S-Bahn (suburban railway) and U-Bahn (underground railway) trains that run throughout Hamburg. Inside the vast station, you'll find shops, cafes, and the Wandelhalle shopping center in the northern section of the complex.

Train stations in Hamburg:

  • Hamburg Train Station

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