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Take the train from Hamburg to Venice in 13 hours 31 minutes

If you want to travel from Hamburg to Venice by train, you've come to the right place.

You can expect the journey from Hamburg to Venice by train to take around 15 hours 49 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 13 hours 31 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 13 trains per day running on this route, which spans 920 km. You'll have to make 1 change along the way on your journey to Venice. Frecciarossa, Frecciargento or ICE are the main rail operators on this route, all of which offer modern trains with plenty of space for luggage and comfortable seating.

Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to search for cheap ticket prices and we'll show you how much you can save. Tickets from Hamburg to Venice start from $46.22 when you book in advance.

If you want to know more about the journey, keep reading for train schedules, tips on finding cheap tickets and FAQs, including first and last train times. Want to go straight to booking? Start a search with us today!

Hamburg to Venice by train

It takes an average of 15h 49m to travel from Hamburg to Venice by train, over a distance of around 571 miles (920 km). There are normally 13 trains per day traveling from Hamburg to Venice and tickets for this journey start from $46.22 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 13h 31m
PriceFrom $46.22
Distance571 miles (920 km)
Frequency13 trains per day
First train05:52
Last train22:57
Departure stationHamburg
Arrival stationVenice
Changes1 change
Train and bus operatorsMeridian, Itabus, Deutsche Bahn, Trenitalia, ÖBB, Flixbus, Italo, Trenord, Regiojet, SBB CFF FFS, Westbahn, BlaBlaCar Bus, Marino

Hamburg to Venice train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg to Venice for Tuesday Oct 11th 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
05:34 19:30 13h 56m, 2 changes
07:24 20:55 13h 31m, 4 changes
07:24 22:23 14h 59m, 3 changes
07:34 22:37 15h 3m, 2 changes
13:04 04:43 15h 39m, 2 changes
15:34 07:16 15h 42m, 2 changes
15:34 07:23 15h 49m, 1 change
17:24 11:00 17h 36m, 4 changes
17:24 11:30 18h 6m, 3 changes
19:01 13:00 17h 59m, 3 changes

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

You can travel from Hamburg to Venice 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.

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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.

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 Venice

The price of train tickets from Hamburg to Venice starts at $46.22 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 Venice 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 Venice

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

The average journey time by train between Hamburg and Venice is 15 hours and 49 minutes, with around 13 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 Venice by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg to Venice is 13 hours and 31 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg to Venice cost?

Train tickets from Hamburg to Venice can start from as little as $46.22 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 Venice?

No, there are no direct train services from Hamburg to Venice. Travelling from Hamburg to Venice by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

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

The first train from Hamburg to Venice leaves at 05:52. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hamburg to Venice leaves at 22:57. 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 Venice by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg to Venice cover a distance of around 571 miles (920 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hamburg to Venice for a typical week day using timetable data for 10/11/2022. 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 05/12/2022 for travel on 05/12/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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