Hamburg to Nice by train

  • First train
    04:28
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    15hr 22m
  • Distance
    1,115 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    14
  • Avg. journey time
    28hr 24m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Nice by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Nice take around 15 hours and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,115 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Nice.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Nice?

Journeys between Hamburg and Nice usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Hamburg to Nice 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 Nice?

The Hamburg to Nice train travel time is normally about 15 hours and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Nice is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:38 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:28, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamburg to Nice train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 3 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 Nice by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Nice?

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

  • Alleo
  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Metronom
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • TER
  • TGV
  • Thalys
  • Thello
  • Train Express Regional

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.