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Duration 13h 29m
Distance 749 km
Average price 360€
Frequency 2/day

Trip overview

The average train between Leicester and Hamburg takes 13h 29m and the fastest train takes 10h 49m. The train service runs several times per day from Leicester 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.


  1. Leicester
  2. London St Pancras Eurostar
  3. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  4. Koeln Hbf
  5. Hamburg
11h 7m
201€ - 655€

Leicester to Hamburg train times

Trains run twice daily between Leicester and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 09:18 in the morning, and the last departure from Leicester is at 13:26 which arrives into Hamburg at 08:33. All services require a transfer, and take on average 13h 29m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via London St Pancras Eurostar, Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 7m.

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The distance between Leicester and Hamburg is 749 km.

Leicester to Hamburg train services, operated by East Midlands Railways, depart from Leicester station.

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

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Hamburg is 1h ahead of Leicester. It is currently 9:22 AM in Leicester and 10:22 AM in Hamburg.

There are 2003+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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