There are 5 ways to get from Braunschweig to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf Westfalen-Bahn / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$50 - $74

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 22 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Brunswick to Hamburg 121.7 miles

$9 - $18

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Brunswick to Hamburg 164 / ...

$10 - $17

Train via Uelzen  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Braunschweig Hbf to Uelzen
  2. Take the train from Uelzen to Hamburg Hbf Me / ...

$28 - $60

Drive  •  2 h

  1. Drive from Braunschweig to Hamburg 123.3 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between Braunschweig, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Braunschweig to Hamburg via Hannover Hbf in around 2 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Braunschweig to Hamburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $10 - $17 and the journey takes 2 h 50 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Braunschweig Hbf to Uelzen
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Uelzen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Uelzen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brunswick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Brunswick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Braunschweig and Hamburg is 150 km. The road distance is 197 km.

The cheapest way to get from Braunschweig to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 8€ - 15€ and takes 2 h 22 min.

The quickest way to get from Braunschweig to Hamburg is to drive which takes 2 h and costs 22€ - 35€.

No, there is no direct train from Braunschweig to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Braunschweig Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Hannover Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Brunswick and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Braunschweig to Hamburg, including transfers.