Trains from Hamburg to Schwerin

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Hamburg - Schwerin Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 16 daily trains from Hamburg to Schwerin. Traveling by train from Hamburg to Schwerin usually takes around 2 hours, but the fastest DB Intercity-Express train can make the trip in 49 minutes.

Distance58 mi (93 km)
Fastest train0h 49m
Lowest price€12.95
Trains per day31
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines4

What is the price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Schwerin?

In the last month, €23.04 was the average price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Schwerin. This is about as inexpensive as train tickets ever get. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around €6.67 more than that for a same-day booking.

Monthly average prices

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Traveling from Hamburg to Schwerin by train will cost you about the same regardless of the time of year for which you plan your trip. In general, train ticket prices for that route don’t fluctuate much throughout the year, so expect to pay around €26 whenever you decide to board the train to Schwerin.

Which train should you take from Hamburg to Schwerin?

There are 4 train lines with service from Hamburg to Schwerin. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 15 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity21h 10m€23.44
DB Intercity-Express41h 16m€23.79
Deutsche Bahn152h 3m€25.12
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company62h 49m€27.18
  • DB Intercity

    DB Intercity

    DB Intercity train tickets from Hamburg to Schwerin start from €20, and on average cost . Daily there are 2 DB Intercity schedules to Schwerin. DB Intercity in Hamburg leaves from Hamburg Train Station . And in Schwerin trains arrive at Train Station and 5 other train stations.

    From Hamburg to Schwerin train travel on DB Intercity takes 1 hours and 10 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schwerin faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 49 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Schwerin.

  • DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express

    DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Hamburg to Schwerin start from €13, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Schwerin. DB Intercity-Express in Hamburg leaves from Hamburg Train Station . And in Schwerin trains arrive at Train Station and 3 other train stations.

    From Hamburg to Schwerin train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 1 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schwerin faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 49 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 8 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Schwerin.

  • Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn

    Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • 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 Hamburg to Schwerin start from €21, and on average cost . Daily there are 6 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Schwerin. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Hamburg leaves from Hamburg Train Station and one other station. And in Schwerin trains arrive at Schwerin-Margaretenhof and 6 other train stations.

    From Hamburg to Schwerin train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 2 hours and 49 minutes. If you are looking to get to Schwerin faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 0 hours and 49 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 2 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Schwerin.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Hamburg to Schwerin 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.

Although masks are no longer required on public transportation, we stand behind CDC guidelines that encourage passengers to wear a mask over their nose and mouth while on the train or in stations.

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.

Can you take a train all the way from Hamburg to Schwerin?

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Hamburg to Schwerin. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Schwerin?

The distance between Hamburg and Schwerin is approximately 58 miles, or 93 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 2 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 49 minutes. It's a short and pleasant ride; the train is a perfect way to get to Schwerin.

When are trains the most crowded?

On a weekly basis, the greatest number of passengers tend to travel by trains from Hamburg to Schwerin on Tuesday. Tickets for Tuesday tend to also be the most expensive. For savvy travelers looking for cheaper priced tickets search for travel departing on Thursday. Thursday also tend to have less passengers which may make boarding faster and let you snag your perfect seat.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Hamburg at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 22:00. 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 Hamburg to Schwerin?

There are 16 scheduled trains on most days. 31 of these are direct connections to Schwerin. While direct trains may still make stops along the way, you will not need to switch trains at any point. If you're looking to get to your destination faster, a direct train is the convenient and time-efficient choice.

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

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 Hamburg?

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Main departure station: Hamburg Train Station

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.

All train stations in Hamburg:

  • Hamburg Train Station

  • Hamburg-Harburg

Where is the train station in Schwerin?

Main arrival station: Schwerin Mitte

There are more train stations and stops in Schwerin than most cities. Most trains from Hamburg will stop at one (or more) of the 7 following stations in Schwerin:

Train stations in Schwerin:

  • Schwerin Mitte

  • Train Station

  • Schwerin-Görries

  • Schwerin-Lankow

  • Schwerin-Margaretenhof

  • Schwerin-Warnitz

  • Schwerin-Wüstmark

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