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Schedule & Pricing Info

How much are train tickets from Zurich to Hamburg?

Lowest Price$114.77
Fastest Train7h 35m
Trains Per Day17
Train Lines3
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Zurich-Hamburg Train Schedule

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Frequently Asked Questions

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

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets is to plan ahead and book your train travel early. In the past 30 days, $169.09 was the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Zurich to Hamburg.

How long is the train journey from Zurich to Hamburg?

The distance between Zurich and Hamburg is approximately 432 miles, or 694 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 9 hours and 36 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 7 hours and 35 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 Zurich to Hamburg are the most crowded on Tuesday. 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 Tuesday 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 Zurich at 8:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

How many trains per day run from Zurich to Hamburg?

There are 17 scheduled trains on most days. 6 of these are direct connections to Hamburg. 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 Hamburg to Zurich. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg for $32.39.

What train services are there from Zurich to Hamburg?

There are 3 train lines with service from Zurich to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 11 trains each day.
TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity111h 52m$121.40
DB Intercity-Express57h 50m$177.07
Deutsche Bahn1110h 13m$169.80

Where is the train station in Zurich?

There is one train station in Zurich:

  • Zürich HB

Where is the train station in Hamburg?

Hamburg has one train station:

  • Train Station

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