Cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg

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How much are train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg?

Lowest Price$32.95
Fastest5h 31m
Daily Schedules145
train companies3
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How do you find cheap train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Rotterdam 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 Rotterdam to Hamburg was $66.01. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 5 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $39.56 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 Rotterdam to Hamburg?

The distance between Rotterdam and Hamburg is approximately 256.72 miles, or 413.04 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 8 hours and 10 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 5 hours and 31 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 Rotterdam to Hamburg?

On Friday trains from Rotterdam 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 Wednesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Rotterdam to Hamburg

Typically there are 145 schedules to compare for your trip to Hamburg. On the route to Hamburg 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Rotterdam to Hamburg, usually offering 74 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Rotterdam to Hamburg, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg, which start at $22.01.

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

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg start from $32.95, and on average cost $80.27. Daily there are 74 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn in Rotterdam leaves from Rotterdam Lombardijen and 5 other stations. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Rotterdam to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 8 hours and 23 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 31 minutes.

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Avg. Time
8h 23m
Avg. Price
$80.27

DB Intercity

DB Intercity train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg start from $32.95, and on average cost $80.38. Daily there are 41 DB Intercity schedules to Hamburg. DB Intercity in Rotterdam leaves from Rotterdam Blaak and 5 other stations. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Rotterdam to Hamburg train travel on DB Intercity takes 6 hours and 12 minutes. If you are looking to get to Hamburg faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 5 hours and 31 minutes.

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Avg. Time
6h 12m
Avg. Price
$80.38

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Rotterdam to Hamburg start from $32.95, and on average cost $81.77. Daily there are 43 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Hamburg. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Rotterdam leaves from Rotterdam Noord and 5 other stations. And in Hamburg trains arrive at Train Station,

From Rotterdam to Hamburg train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 9 hours and 4 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 5 hours and 31 minutes.

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Avg. Time
9h 4m
Avg. Price
$81.77

Plan your next adventure

There are 6 different stations that serve train trips to Hamburg that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Rotterdam are:
  • Rotterdam Blaak
  • Rotterdam Noord
  • Rotterdam Centraal
  • Rotterdam Lombardijen
  • Rotterdam Zuid
  • Rotterdam Alexander
There is one train station where trains arrive in Hamburg from Rotterdam. These are the busiest arriving stations in Hamburg:
  • Train Station