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Taking the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf in 2 hours 47 minutes

Thinking about taking the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf? We’ve got you covered.

It usually takes around 3 hours 35 minutes to travel the 123 miles (198 km) from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf by train, although you can get there in as little as 2 hours 47 minutes on the fastest services. You’ll normally find around 35 trains per day running on this route. You’ll need to make 2 changes along the way as there aren't any direct services on this line. You can travel on this route with either ICE and DB trains. Both train companies run modern comfortable services with plenty of room for luggage.

Train tickets from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf start from €23.90 when you book in advance, which can be cheaper than buying them on the day. Start a search in our Journey Planner to check out the latest prices.

Keen to book your train tickets to Hamburg-Bergedorf? No need to wait, start a search with us today! If you want to find out a bit more about the journey first, you can find our train timetable below, tips on booking cheap tickets and our FAQs, including first and last train times.

Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf by train

It takes an average of 3h 35m to travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf by train, over a distance of around 123 miles (198 km). There are normally 35 trains per day travelling from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf and tickets for this journey start from €23.90 when you book in advance.

First train

01:26

Last train

22:24

Departure station

Bielefeld Hbf

Arrival station

Hamburg-Bergedorf

Journey time

From 2h 47m

Distance

123 miles (198 km)

Frequency

35 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Price

From €23.90

Train and bus operators

WestfalenBahn, Deutsche Bahn

Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf for Tuesday 6th June 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:19 13:25 3h 6m, 2 changes
10:24 14:05 3h 41m, 3 changes
11:00 14:25 3h 25m, 3 changes
11:12 14:45 3h 33m, 2 changes
11:38 15:01 3h 23m, 2 changes
12:17 15:25 3h 8m, 2 changes
12:24 16:05 3h 41m, 3 changes
13:00 16:25 3h 25m, 3 changes
13:12 16:45 3h 33m, 2 changes
13:38 17:01 3h 23m, 2 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and EC (Eurocity) trains from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf

You can travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf 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.

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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.

Intercity (IC), ICE and Eurocity (EC) classes from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf

Compare the different travel classes offered by Intercity (IC), ICE and Eurocity (EC) when travelling from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf.

Onboard services on Intercity (IC), ICE and Eurocity (EC)

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

You will find an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

If you upgrade to First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

Although the menu changes every three months, you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Currently, free WiFi is available on certain IC trains. Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on all their IC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On IC trains, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t need a ticket. Kids up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board, you will find family and children areas which are bookable.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle on a IC train. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Bike storage spaces are usually located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

With IC, you can travel with your pet. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an extra ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

Deutsche Bahn offer the Mobility Service, where staff will help you board, disembark or change trains. Staff will also answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

When travelling with ICE, you can enjoy an extensive menu in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you choose the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

Upgrade to First Class and you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB change their menu every three months, but you will always find a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

If you’re travelling on a ICE train, you can connect to the free WiFi and catch up on some work or your favourite TV show.

You can also connect to the ICE portal, where you’ll find a wide range of entertainment, such as films, television, audiobooks, games, newspapers and magazines.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

On DB’s ICE trains, kids under 5 years old travel for free and don’t need a ticket. Children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

You can also book family areas and children compartments on all ICE trains.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

With ICE, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle onboard. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Generally, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

You can travel with your pet on all ICE trains. You do not need an extra ticket If you have a small dog and they can travel in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an additional ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

DB’s Mobility Service can assist you with boarding, disembarking or changing trains. Also, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you like for free without making a reservation.

Luggage items include briefcases, laptops, rucksacks, trolley bags or suitcases. You can also take pushchairs, folding bikes, scooters, skis and surfboards.

Luggage should be stored under the seat or in the overhead luggage rack. Generally, the standard dimensions of luggage racks are 70 x 50 x 30 cm. Larger items of luggage such as suitcases can be stored in the large luggage racks by the doors.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

With EC, you can enjoy food and drink in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

In First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB trains offer a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on their EC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

When travelling with EC, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t require a ticket. Also, children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board most EC trains, you will find a family compartment or area suitable for families with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

When travelling with EC, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle with you. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Usually, bike storage spaces are located in second class carriages. Please note that your seat and bike storage space might be located in different carriages.

PetPetPets

If you’re travelling on a EC train, you can take your pet with you. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an additional ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an extra ticket, which costs 50% less than a standard ticket. Dogs not travelling in a transport box must be on a lead and wear a muzzle.

Assistance dogs travel free of charge and do not have to wear a muzzle on the train.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

The Mobility Service can help you with board, disembark and change trains. In addition, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

Cheap train tickets from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf

The price of train tickets from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf starts at €23.90 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 Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf? 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 Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf take?

The average journey time by train between Bielefeld Hbf and Hamburg-Bergedorf is 3 hours and 35 minutes, with around 35 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 Bielefeld Hbf and Hamburg-Bergedorf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf is 2 hours and 47 minutes.

How much does the train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf cost?

Train ticket prices from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf can start from as little as €23.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf?

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

What time does the first train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf leave?

The first train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf leaves at 01:26. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf leave?

The last train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf leaves at 22:24. 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 Bielefeld Hbf and Hamburg-Bergedorf by train?

Trains travelling from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf cover a distance of around 123 miles (198 km) during the journey.

The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg-Bergedorf for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2023. 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 03/14/2023 for travel on 03/14/2023 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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