If you want to travel from Wiesbaden to Hamburg by train, you've come to the right place.
You can expect the journey from Wiesbaden to Hamburg by train to take around 5 hours 7 minutes. If you want to get there as quickly as possible, it can take as little as 4 hours 22 minutes on the fastest services. You'll usually find around 28 trains per day running on this route, which spans 406 km. There's no need for any changes along the way, as there are direct trains available to Hamburg. Both ICE and DB trains operate on this route, offering modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage as standard.
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 Wiesbaden to Hamburg start from $19.51 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!
|Journey time||From 4h 22m|
|Distance||252 miles (406 km)|
|Frequency||28 trains per day|
|Changes||Direct trains available|
|Train and bus operators||Deutsche Bahn|
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.
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.
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 Wiesbaden to Hamburg by booking early.§
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.
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!
For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.
The average journey time by train between Wiesbaden and Hamburg is 5 hours and 7 minutes, with around 28 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.
The fastest journey time by train from Wiesbaden to Hamburg is 4 hours and 22 minutes.
Train tickets from Wiesbaden to Hamburg can start from as little as $19.51 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.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Wiesbaden to Hamburg without having to change trains. There is 1 direct train from Wiesbaden to Hamburg each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.
The first train from Wiesbaden to Hamburg leaves at 00:18. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Wiesbaden to Hamburg leaves at 23:48. 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.
Trains travelling from Wiesbaden to Hamburg cover a distance of around 252 miles (406 km) during the journey.