Duration 16h 15m
Distance 1308.5 km
Average price 260€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bologna and Hamburg takes 16h 15m and the fastest train takes 13h 46m. The train service runs several times per day from Bologna to Hamburg. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Bologna Centrale
  2. Muenchen Hbf
  3. Hamburg
13h 23m
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171€ - 249€

Bologna to Hamburg train times

Trains run twice daily between Bologna and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 07:45 in the morning, and the last departure from Bologna is at 15:50 which arrives into Hamburg at 10:36. All services require a transfer at MUENCHEN HBF and take an average of 16h 15m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Bologna to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Bologna Centrale and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 23m.

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The distance between Bologna and Hamburg is 1014 km. The road distance is 1308.5 km.

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Bologna to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Bologna Centrale station.

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Bologna to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.

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