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There are 7 ways to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

€17 - €93

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Bus  •  5h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg Berlin - Central Station > Hamburg / ...

€14 - €18

5 alternative options

Night bus  •  5h 18m

  1. Take the night bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hamburg central bus station N70

€19 - €23

Drive  •  2h 46m

  1. Drive from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg 287.2 km

€30 - €45

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hamburg (HAM) BER - HAM

€49 - €375

Fly Berlin Tegel to Hamburg  •  7h 51m

  1. Fly from Berlin Tegel (TXL) to Hamburg (HAM) TXL - HAM

€68 - €271

Fly Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Bremen (BRE) BER - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

€74 - €371

East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg by walk and train

The journey time between East-Side-Gallery and Hamburg is around 2h 10m and covers a distance of around 292 km. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 59m. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Czech Railways (ČD) and others, the East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg service departs from East-Side-Gallery and arrives in Hamburg Hbf. Typically 196 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2h 10m
Fastest journey time:
1h 59m
Services per week:
196
Cheapest price:
€15
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:46
Last service departs at:
22:21

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg walk and train schedules

Departing Thursday, June 17, 2021

East-Side-Gallery → Hamburg
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The cheapest way to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg is to bus which costs €13 - €18 and takes 5h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg is to train which costs €17 - €95 and takes 2h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from S Ostbahnhof and arriving at Hamburg via Berlin - Central Train Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 6m.

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No, there is no direct train from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from S+U Warschauer Str. and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 22m.

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It is 259 km from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg. It is approximately 287.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs €17 - €95.

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It takes approximately 2h 22m to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg, including transfers.

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East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs €17 - €95. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €13 - €18 and takes 5h 6m, you could also fly, which costs €45 - €380 and takes 5h 26m.

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Map of how to get from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 258.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between East-Side-Gallery, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €50 - €75 and the journey takes 1h 46m. Six other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €360
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €320
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €330
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €260
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Munich, Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €270
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €370
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €390
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €490
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
€65 - €280
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
€170 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €600
Finnair
Website
finnair.com
Flights from Berlin Tegel to Hamburg via Helsinki
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€75 - €260
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €400
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

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
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€50 - €70
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 15m and has one stopover.

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East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg is 287 km. It takes approximately 2h 46m to drive from East-Side-Gallery to Hamburg.

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Scandinavian Airlines, DAT Danish Air Transport, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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