Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin

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How much are train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin?

Lowest Price£17.08
Fastest1h 44m
Daily Schedules90
train companies5
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Hamburg to Berlin was £24.62. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 29 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of £21.79 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train ride from Hamburg to Berlin?

The distance between Hamburg and Berlin is approximately 158.69 miles, or 255.33 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 2 hours and 27 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 1 hour and 44 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Hamburg to Berlin?

On Thursday trains from Hamburg to Berlin are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Sunday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the greatest number of connections between Hamburg to Berlin

Typically there are 90 schedules to compare for your trip to Berlin. On the route to Berlin 5 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Hamburg to Berlin, usually offering 64 trips per day. 22 train trips per day are direct connections to Berlin, if you're looking to get there faster, direct schedules will typically be more time efficient.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Coach tickets from Hamburg to Berlin, which start at £4.28.

Here are the 5 train companies that operate from Hamburg to Berlin

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin start from £17.08, and on average cost £45.83. Daily there are 64 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at S+u Bundesplatz and 4 other train stations.

From Hamburg to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 2 hours and 35 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 48 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £51.20 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
2h 35m
Avg. Price
£45.83

DB Eurocity

DB Eurocity train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin start from £17.08, and on average cost £32.22. Daily there are 3 DB Eurocity schedules to Berlin. DB Eurocity in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station (tief),

From Hamburg to Berlin train travel on DB Eurocity takes 2 hours and 5 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Eurocity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Eurocity offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £31.29 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
2h 5m
Avg. Price
£32.22

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin start from £17.08, and on average cost £34.70. Daily there are 2 DB Intercity schedules to Berlin. DB Intercity in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station (tief) and 4 other train stations.

From Hamburg to Berlin train travel on DB Intercity takes 2 hours and 9 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £34.71 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
2h 9m
Avg. Price
£34.70

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin start from £17.08, and on average cost £43.03. Daily there are 24 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Berlin. DB Intercity-Express in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station (tief) and 5 other train stations.

From Hamburg to Berlin train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 2 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 27 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £42.59 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
2h 6m
Avg. Price
£43.03

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Hamburg to Berlin start from £22.26, and on average cost £35.43. Daily there are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Berlin. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Hamburg leaves from Train Station, And in Berlin trains arrive at Train Station and 3 other train stations.

From Hamburg to Berlin train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 25 minutes. If you are looking to get to Berlin faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 1 hours and 44 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay £37.89 for a one-way train ticket to Berlin.

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Avg. Time
6h 25m
Avg. Price
£35.43
There is one train station from which trains depart Hamburg on their way to Berlin. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Hamburg are:
  • Train Station
There are 6 different stations where trains arrive to in Berlin. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination. These are the busiest arriving stations in Berlin:
  • S+u Bundesplatz
  • Rigaer Straße
  • Train Station (tief)
  • Bellevue
  • Train Station
  • Berlin Gesundbrunnen