Looking to travel from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf by train? You've come to the right place!
On average, it takes around 2 hours 12 minutes to travel from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 1 hour 55 minutes though. You'll usually find 33 trains per day running along the 156 miles (251 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 1 change during the journey to Hamburg Hbf, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll probably be hopping onto a FlixTrain train to get to Hamburg Hbf, as they are the main operators of services on this route.
Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf start from £31.03 when you book in advance, so use 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 Hbf by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.
It takes an average of 2h 12m to travel from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf by train, over a distance of around 156 miles (251 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf and tickets for this journey start from £31.03 when you book in advance.
Berlin Zoologischer Garten
From 1h 55m
156 miles (251 km)
33 trains per day
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Operating alongside its sister coach company FlixBus since 2018, FlixTrain provides cheap intercity connections using 100% green energy. The main routes served by FlixTrain are Cologne-Hamburg, Aachen-Cologne-Berlin, and Berlin-Stuttgart. The network will expand in future to include more routes to Munich and Leipzig. FlixTrain carriages are fitted with free WiFi and power outlets or USB charge points. Plus, every ticket comes with a seat reservation, guaranteeing you a seat for the journey.
Although Flixtrain have only one class (Standard), they offer plenty of amenities on board, including free WiFi, power sockets and a bar car supplying snacks and drinks.
When travelling with Flixtrain, you can take the following luggage for free: 1x carry-on bag (max dimensions 42 x 30 x 18 cm and 7kg) and 1x checked bag (max dimensions 80 x 50 x 30 cm and 20kg).
For safety reasons, you must stow your carry-on bag beneath your seat, or in the overhead compartment above your seat.
Currently, FlixTrain does not offer a food and drink service. However, you may bring food and drink with you to enjoy on the train.
On FlixTrain services, you can connect to the free WiFi to surf the internet, chat with friends, check your emails and more.
If you’re worried about your battery life, you can charge your devices by connecting to the power sockets or USB outlets at your seat.
Children up to 6 years old must be accompanied by an adult. Children between 6 and 14 years old can travel alone with a declaration of consent from their parent or guardian. Keep an eye out for special discounts, as FlixTrain offer cheap tickets for children less than 15 years old.
All FlixTrains are equipped with reservable bicycle storage. Bikes must be standard size and not exceed 20kg (45 lbs). To bring your bicycle on board, you must reserve a space with FlixTrain.
In Germany, passengers may take pets that are up to the size of a house cat carried in a secure container at no cost. If you want to take a dog with you on the train which is larger than a house cat, provided it is on a leash and wearing a muzzle, you can purchase an extra ticket at the child's price. Guide and assistance dogs travel for free.
In Sweden, pets may not be transported on trains. The only exception is for guide and assistance dogs.
Passengers with limited mobility who require assistance with boarding and embarking should contact FlixTrain to book one of the designated seats provided. FlixTrain transport foldable wheelchairs, walking aids and other mobility devices for free.
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 Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf 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 Berlin Zoologischer Garten and Hamburg Hbf is 2 hours and 12 minutes, with around 33 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 Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf is 1 hour and 55 minutes.
Train ticket prices from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf can start from as little as £31.03 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.
No, there are no direct train services from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf. Travelling from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf by train will require a minimum of 1 change.
The first train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 00:29. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.
The last train from Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 22:26. 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 Berlin Zoologischer Garten to Hamburg Hbf cover a distance of around 156 miles (251 km) during the journey.