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Duration 5h 39m
Distance 500 km
Average price 85€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Rotterdam and Hamburg takes 5h 39m and the fastest train takes 5h 38m. The train service runs several times per day from Rotterdam 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. Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Amersfoort Centraal
  3. Osnabrueck Hbf
  4. Hamburg
6h 16m
46€ - 192€

Rotterdam to Hamburg train times

Trains run five times a day between Rotterdam and Hamburg. The service departs Rotterdam at 16:35 in the afternoon, which arrives into Hamburg at 22:14. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Rotterdam to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Rotterdam Centraal and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Amersfoort Centraal and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 16m.

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The distance between Rotterdam and Hamburg is 413 km. The road distance is 500 km.

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Rotterdam to Hamburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Rotterdam to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, 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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