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Duration 5h 34m
Distance 608.7 km
Average price 90€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Nuremberg and Hamburg takes 5h 34m and the fastest train takes 4h 19m. There is an hourly train service from Nuremberg 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.

Train

  1. Nuernberg Hbf
  2. Hamburg
4h 21m
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100€ - 140€

Nuremberg to Hamburg train times

Trains run hourly between Nuremberg and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 05:28 in the morning, and the last departure from Nuremberg is at 19:33 which arrives into Hamburg at 00:10. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 5h 34m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Nuremberg to Hamburg? 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Nuernberg Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 21m.

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The distance between Nuremberg and Hamburg is 462 km. The road distance is 608.7 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Nuremberg and Hamburg?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf every 30 minutes. Tickets cost 100€ - 140€ and the journey takes 4h 21m. Three other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
100€ - 140€

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 Nuernberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Austrian Railways
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Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€

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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
8h 31m
Frequency
3 times a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Nightjet
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€

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