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Duration 17h 42m
Distance 1349 km
Average price 230€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hamburg and Bologna takes 17h 42m and the fastest train takes 13h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Hamburg to Bologna. 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. Hamburg Hbf
  2. Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
  3. Wuerzburg Hbf
  4. Muenchen Hbf
  5. Bologna
15h 13m
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172€ - 312€

Hamburg to Bologna train times

Trains run twice daily between Hamburg and Bologna. The service departs Hamburg at 18:01 in the evening, which arrives into Bologna at 16:19. All services require a transfer, and take on average 17h 42m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Bologna. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Bologna Centrale via Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe, Wuerzburg Hbf and Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 13m.

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It is 1012 km from Hamburg to Bologna. It is approximately 1349 km to drive.

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

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Hamburg to Bologna train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, arrive at Bologna Centrale station.

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