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Olten to Hamburg by train

  • First train
    04:38
  • Last train
    00:57
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    7hr 3m
  • Distance
    706 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    9hr 47m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Olten to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Olten to Hamburg take around 7 hours and 3 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 706 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Olten and Hamburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Olten to Hamburg?

Journeys between Olten and Hamburg usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.

We usually find around 14 departures on the route from Olten to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 21 departures.

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

The Olten to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 3 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Olten around 04:38 and the last train is around 00:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Olten around 05:17, and the last at 00:35.

When to book Olten to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey 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 Olten to Hamburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Olten and Hamburg?

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

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

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.