Duration 5h 45m
Distance 566.2 km
Average price 146€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Hamburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber takes 5h 45m and the fastest train takes 4h 48m. There is a train service every few hours from Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. 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 • 5h 52m

  1. Hamburg Hbf
  2. Wuerzburg Hbf
  3. Rothenburg ob der Tauber
5h 52m
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99€ - 183€

Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train times

Trains run hourly between Hamburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber. The earliest departure is at 11:01 in the morning, and the last departure from Hamburg is at 19:01 which arrives into Rothenburg ob der Tauber at 04:38. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 45m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber via Wuerzburg Hbf and Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber). The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 52m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Rothenburg ob der Tauber is 467 km. The road distance is 566.2 km.

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Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) station.

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You can take a train from Hamburg to Rothenburg ob der Tauber via Wuerzburg Hbf and Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) in around 5h 52m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

Train from Hamburg Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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).

Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€

About Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Train from Hamburg Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Stuttgart Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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.

Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€

About Deutsche Bahn Regional

Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Ansbach to Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber)
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Steinach(B Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber) to Rothenburg Ob Der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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.

Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€

About Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)

Train from Nürnberg Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
5€ - 8€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)
Train from Hauptbahnhof to Ansbach
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
Website
Verkehrs- und Tarifverbund Stuttgart (VVS)

Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€

About VGN

Train from Ansbach to Steinach
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
VGN
Train from Steinach to Rothenburg ob der Tauber
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
VGN

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