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Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz by train

  • First train
  • Last train
  • Avg changes
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 58m
  • Distance
    258 kilometres
  • Trains per day
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz take around 1 hour and 58 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 258 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Berlin Alexanderplatz.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz?

Journeys between Hamburg and Berlin Alexanderplatz usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 31 departures on the route from Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz 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 28 departures.

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

The Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 58 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Berlin Alexanderplatz is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 05:27 and the last train is around 22:51. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 06:35, and the last at 22:51.

When to book Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 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 Hamburg to Berlin Alexanderplatz by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Berlin Alexanderplatz?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Interregio-Express
  • S-Bahn

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

Berlin Alexanderplatz to Hamburg by train

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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.