There are 6 ways to get from Hamburg to Berlin by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) Ice 1613 / ...

$60 - $90

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Berlin 175.8 miles

$10 - $24

4 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz 070

$16 - $27

Drive  •  2 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Berlin 179.1 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Berlin Tegel  •  4 h 39 min

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

$70 - $298

Fly to Berlin Schoenefeld  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Berlin Schoenefeld (SXF) HAM - SXF

$60 - $283

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Berlin is to rideshare which costs 9€ - 21€ and takes 3 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Berlin is to train which takes 1 h 43 min and costs 50€ - 75€.

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The distance between Hamburg and Berlin is 255 km. The road distance is 287 km.

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Berlin Hbf (tief) takes 1 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 30 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Berlin Hbf (tief). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 43 min.

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Berlin hourly. Tickets cost $60 - $90 and the journey takes 1 h 43 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Berlin every 4 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $27 and the journey takes 3 h 30 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Naples
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Geneva
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Tegel via Mannheim
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Aeroflot Russian Airlines
Website
aeroflot.ru
Flights from Hamburg to Berlin Schoenefeld via St. Petersburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Train operators
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Berlin, Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Berlin
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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