Bristol to Hamburg by train

  • First train
    05:29
  • Last train
    23:37
  • Avg changes
    3
  • Fastest journey
    11hr 45m
  • Distance
    876 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    17hr 38m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Bristol to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Bristol to Hamburg take around 11 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 876 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Bristol and Hamburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Bristol to Hamburg?

Journeys between Bristol and Hamburg usually involve 3 changes of train.

We usually find around 18 departures on the route from Bristol to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Bristol to Hamburg?

The Bristol to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 11 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Bristol to Hamburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Bristol around 05:29 and the last train is around 23:37. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Bristol around 05:30, and the last at 22:30.

When to book Bristol to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Bristol to Hamburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Bristol and Hamburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Bristol to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurostar
  • First Great Western
  • GWR
  • Great Western Railway
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • London Underground
  • UK Rail Connections

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.