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Duration 2h 5m
Distance 281.2 km
Average price 80€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Hamburg and Berlin central bus station takes 2h 5m and the fastest train takes 1h 53m. There is an hourly train service from Hamburg to Berlin central bus station. 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. Hamburg Hbf
  2. Berlin central bus station
2h 21m
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17€ - 89€

Hamburg to Berlin central bus station train times

Trains run hourly between Hamburg and Berlin central bus station. The earliest departure is at 09:36 in the morning, and the last departure from Hamburg is at 21:51 which arrives into Berlin central bus station at 00:01. All services require a transfer at BERLIN-SPANDAU and take an average of 2h 5m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Hamburg to Berlin central bus station? 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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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Berlin central bus station. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at S Westkreuz via S Spandau Bhf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 21m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Berlin central bus station is 248 km. The road distance is 281.2 km.

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Hamburg to Berlin central bus station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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Hamburg to Berlin central bus station train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Berlin-Spandau station.

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There are 774+ hotels available in Berlin central bus station. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Hamburg and Berlin central bus station?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau hourly. Tickets cost 50€ - 75€ and the journey takes 1h 50m. Four other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€

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 Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin-Spandau
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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