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Duration 3h 43m
Distance 402.6 km
Average price 95€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Düsseldorf and Hamburg takes 3h 43m and the fastest train takes 3h 20m. There is a train service every few hours from Düsseldorf 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. Duesseldorf Hbf
  2. Hamburg
3h 39m
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21€ - 120€

Düsseldorf to Hamburg train times

Trains run hourly between Düsseldorf and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 07:32 in the morning, and the last departure from Düsseldorf is at 20:34 which arrives into Hamburg at 00:17. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 3h 43m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Düsseldorf to Hamburg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Duesseldorf Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 39m.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Hamburg is 342 km. The road distance is 402.6 km.

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

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Düsseldorf to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Düsseldorf and Hamburg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf every 3 hours. Tickets cost 80€ - 110€ and the journey takes 3h 39m. Four other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€

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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€

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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 210€

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
95€ - 120€
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