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Duration 2h 20m
Distance 196.4 km
Average price 70€
Frequency 2/hour

Trip overview

The average train between Braunschweig and Hamburg takes 2h 20m and the fastest train takes 2h 4m. The train runs at least 2 times per hour from Braunschweig 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.

Train

  1. Braunschweig Hbf
  2. Hannover Hbf
  3. Hamburg
2h 2m
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23€ - 162€

Braunschweig to Hamburg train times

Trains run every 30 minutes between Braunschweig and Hamburg. The service departs Braunschweig at 22:50 at night, which arrives into Hamburg at 01:38. All services require a transfer at HANNOVER HBF and take an average of 2h 20m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Braunschweig Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday to Saturday. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

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The distance between Braunschweig and Hamburg is 147 km. The road distance is 196.4 km.

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Braunschweig to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Braunschweig Hbf station.

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

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What companies run services between Braunschweig and Hamburg?

You can take a train from Braunschweig to Hamburg via Hannover Hbf in around 2h 2m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Uelzen
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Uelzen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV

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