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Cheap train tickets from Basel to Hamburg

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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Basel to Hamburg?

Lowest Price$89.34
Fastest Train6h 29m
Trains Per Day27
Train Lines3
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Frequently Asked Questions

How do you find cheap train tickets from Basel to Hamburg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Basel to Hamburg 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 Basel to Hamburg was $89.34. 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 Basel to Hamburg?

The distance between Basel and Hamburg is approximately 427.40 miles, or 687.66 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 3 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 6 hours and 29 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 Basel to Hamburg?

On Sunday trains from Basel to Hamburg 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

What train companies travel from Basel to Hamburg?

Typically there are 27 schedules to compare for your trip to Hamburg. On the route to Hamburg 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. DB Intercity-Express offers the most scheduled departures between Basel to Hamburg, usually offering 17 trips per day. 7 train trips per day are direct connections to Hamburg, 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 Bus tickets from Basel to Hamburg, which start at $52.81.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Basel to Hamburg

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Basel to Hamburg start from $28.58, and on average cost $95.51. Daily there are 10 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 24 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 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 18 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $98.55 for a one-way train ticket to Hamburg.

Avg. Time
8h 24m
Avg. Price
$95.51

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Basel to Hamburg start from $21.96, and on average cost $86.27. Daily there are 17 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Hamburg. DB Intercity-Express in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Hamburg train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 7 hours and 52 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 29 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 12 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $88.53 for a one-way train ticket to Hamburg.

Avg. Time
7h 52m
Avg. Price
$86.27

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Basel to Hamburg start from $35.20, and on average cost $35.20. Daily there are 1 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Basel leaves from Basel SBB, And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Basel to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 35 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 29 minutes.

Avg. Time
6h 35m
Avg. Price
$35.20
There is one train station from which trains depart Basel on their way to Hamburg:
  • Basel SBB
There is one train station where trains from Basel arrive in Hamburg:
  • Train Station

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