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Traveling from Hamburg to Delft by train

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

On average, it takes around 7 hours 9 minutes to travel from Hamburg to Delft by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 5 hours 52 minutes though. You'll usually find 45 trains per day running along the 415 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Delft, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. 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 Hamburg to Delft start from $31.72 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 Delft by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Hamburg to Delft by train

It takes an average of 7h 9m to travel from Hamburg to Delft by train, over a distance of around 258 miles (415 km). There are normally 45 trains per day traveling from Hamburg to Delft and tickets for this journey start from $31.72 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 5h 52m


258 miles (415 km)


45 trains per day


2 changes


From $31.72

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus, WestfalenBahn

Hamburg to Delft train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg to Delft for Tuesday Mar 28th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:57 16:49 5h 52m, 3 changes
10:57 17:05 6h 8m, 2 changes
11:13 17:59 6h 46m, 5 changes
11:57 18:29 6h 32m, 4 changes
11:57 18:30 6h 33m, 3 changes
12:13 18:49 6h 36m, 4 changes
12:13 18:50 6h 37m, 3 changes
12:13 19:05 6h 52m, 2 changes
13:13 19:59 6h 46m, 5 changes
13:13 20:20 7h 7m, 4 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Hamburg to Delft

You can travel from Hamburg to Delft on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) 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.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

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.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Delft

The price of train tickets from Hamburg to Delft starts at $31.72 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 Hamburg to Delft 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 Hamburg to Delft

Want to know more about your journey from Hamburg to Delft? 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 Hamburg to Delft take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg and Delft is 7 hours and 9 minutes, with around 45 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 Hamburg and Delft by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg to Delft is 5 hours and 52 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg to Delft cost?

Train tickets from Hamburg to Delft can start from as little as $31.72 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 Hamburg to Delft?

No, there are no direct train services from Hamburg to Delft. Travelling from Hamburg to Delft by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

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

The first train from Hamburg to Delft leaves at 01:08. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hamburg to Delft leaves at 23:49. 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 Hamburg and Delft by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg to Delft cover a distance of around 258 miles (415 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Delft to Hamburg.

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