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Duration 9h 9m
Distance 669.5 km
Average price 180€
Frequency 8/day

Trip overview

The average train between Ostend and Hamburg takes 9h 9m and the fastest train takes 8h 22m. The train service runs several times per day from Ostend 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. Ostende / Oostende
  2. Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Hamburg
73€ - 266€

Ostend to Hamburg train times

Trains run every four hours between Ostend and Hamburg. The earliest departure is at 15:43 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Ostend is at 16:41 which arrives into Hamburg at 06:55. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 9m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Ostend to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Ostende / Oostende and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h.

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The distance between Ostend and Hamburg is 545 km. The road distance is 669.5 km.

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Ostend to Hamburg train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Ostende / Oostende station.

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

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