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Duration 4h 53m
Distance 341.2 km
Average price 60€
Frequency 15/day

Trip overview

The average train between Zwolle and Hamburg takes 4h 53m and the fastest train takes 4h 22m. There is a train service every few hours from Zwolle 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. Zwolle
  2. Hengelo
  3. Osnabrueck Hbf
  4. Hamburg
4h 32m
30€ - 196€

Zwolle to Hamburg train times

Trains run hourly between Zwolle and Hamburg. The service departs Zwolle at 21:21 at night, which arrives into Hamburg at 06:51. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 53m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Zwolle 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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No, there is no direct train from Zwolle to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Zwolle and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Hengelo and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Zwolle and Hamburg is 285 km. The road distance is 341.2 km.

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Zwolle to Hamburg train services, operated by Blauwnet, depart from Zwolle station.

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Zwolle 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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What companies run services between Zwolle and Hamburg?

You can take a train from Zwolle to Hamburg via Hengelo and Osnabrueck Hbf in around 4h 32m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€

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 Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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