Hamburg to Bratislava by train

  • First train
    04:19
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    10hr 16m
  • Distance
    783 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 23m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Bratislava by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Bratislava take around 10 hours and 16 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 783 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Bratislava.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Bratislava?

Journeys between Hamburg and Bratislava usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Hamburg to Bratislava 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 14 departures.

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

The Hamburg to Bratislava train travel time is normally about 10 hours and 16 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Bratislava is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:19 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:56, and the last at 22:51.

When to book Hamburg to Bratislava train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Bratislava by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Bratislava?

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

  • Euro Night
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Metronom
  • Railjet
  • Regional Express
  • RegionalExpress

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.