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Traveling from Celle to Hamburg by train

Looking to travel from Celle to Hamburg by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 1 hour 32 minutes to travel from Celle to Hamburg by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 56 minutes though. You'll usually find 29 trains per day running along the 105 km route between these two destinations. Once you're onboard, you can sit back and relax, as you won't need to make any changes on your way to Hamburg. Trains on this route are usually operated by either ICE or DB. On board you'll find modern comfortable seating and plenty of room for luggage as standard.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Celle to Hamburg start from $15.16 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Hamburg by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Celle to Hamburg by train

It takes an average of 1h 32m to travel from Celle to Hamburg by train, over a distance of around 65 miles (105 km). There are normally 29 trains per day traveling from Celle to Hamburg and tickets for this journey start from $15.16 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 56m
PriceFrom $15.16
Distance65 miles (105 km)
Frequency29 trains per day
First train00:26
Last train23:16
Departure stationCelle
Arrival stationHamburg
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus

Celle to Hamburg train times

Check out the next trains departing from Celle to Hamburg for Dienstag Sep. 27. 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:48 11:41 1h 53m, 1 change
10:08 11:49 1h 41m, 1 change
11:18 12:16 58m, direct
11:47 13:40 1h 53m, 1 change
12:08 13:49 1h 41m, 1 change
13:18 14:17 59m, direct
13:47 15:41 1h 54m, 1 change
14:08 15:49 1h 41m, 1 change
15:18 16:19 1h 1m, direct
15:40 17:35 1h 55m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains from Celle to Hamburg

You can travel from Celle to Hamburg on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express) and IC (Intercity) trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 205 mph (330 km/h), the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

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An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 125 mph (200 km/h). In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 100 mph (160 km/h) only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Cheap train tickets from Celle to Hamburg

The price of train tickets from Celle to Hamburg starts at $15.16 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Celle to Hamburg by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Celle to Hamburg

Want to know more about your journey from Celle to Hamburg? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Celle to Hamburg take?

The average journey time by train between Celle and Hamburg is 1 hour and 32 minutes, with around 29 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Celle and Hamburg by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Celle to Hamburg is 56 minutes.

How much does the train from Celle to Hamburg cost?

Train tickets from Celle to Hamburg can start from as little as $15.16 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Celle to Hamburg?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Celle to Hamburg without having to change trains. There are 12 direct trains from Celle to Hamburg each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Celle to Hamburg leave?

The first train from Celle to Hamburg leaves at 00:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Celle to Hamburg leave?

The last train from Celle to Hamburg leaves at 23:16. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Celle and Hamburg by train?

Trains travelling from Celle to Hamburg cover a distance of around 65 miles (105 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hamburg to Celle.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Celle to Hamburg for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/27/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 09/24/2022 for travel on 09/24/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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