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Duration 42h 28m
Distance 1315.5 km
Average price 145€
Frequency 5/week

Trip overview

The average train between Riga and Hamburg takes 42h 28m and the fastest train takes 41h 49m. The train runs, on average, 5 times per week from Riga 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. Riga Pass
  2. Minsk Pas
  3. Brest C
  4. Warszawa Centralna
  5. Berlin Hbf
  6. Hamburg
28h 3m
85€ - 202€

Riga to Hamburg train times

Trains run five times a week between Riga and Hamburg. The service departs Riga at 19:40 in the evening, which arrives into Hamburg at 12:29. All services require a transfer, and take on average 42h 28m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Riga to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Riga Pass and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor via Minsk Pas, Brest C, Warszawa Centralna and Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 3m.

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The distance between Riga and Hamburg is 969 km. The road distance is 1315.5 km.

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Riga to Hamburg train services, operated by Ukrainian Railways, depart from Riga Pass station.

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

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Hamburg is 1h behind Riga. It is currently 12:29 AM in Riga and 11:29 PM in Hamburg.

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

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