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Duration 10h 13m
Distance 676.5 km
Average price 230€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Lille and Hamburg takes 10h 13m and the fastest train takes 7h 31m. The train service runs several times per day from Lille 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. Lille Europe
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Hamburg
7h 29m
72€ - 576€

Lille to Hamburg train times

Trains run five times a day between Lille and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 07:20 in the morning, and the last departure from Lille is at 17:30 which arrives into Hamburg at 08:33. All services require a transfer, and take on average 10h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 29m.

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The distance between Lille and Hamburg is 574 km. The road distance is 676.5 km.

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Lille to Hamburg train services, operated by TGV inOui, depart from Lille Europe station.

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

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

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