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Hamburg to Lugano by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    9hr 53m
  • Distance
    844 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    12
  • Avg. journey time
    13hr 13m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Lugano by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Lugano take around 9 hours and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 844 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Lugano.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Lugano?

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

We usually find around 12 departures on the route from Hamburg to Lugano 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 11 departures.

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

The Hamburg to Lugano train travel time is normally about 9 hours and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Lugano is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 06:01 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 05:53, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamburg to Lugano 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 Lugano by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Lugano?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Lugano 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.