Deutsche BahnSNCFTrenitalia
+ 200 more
Best price for your journey

Compare and book train and bus tickets for over 200 companies, including Deutsche Bahn and Flixbus.

Get your points and discounts

We accept Bahncard and all other major cards.

Easy to book and manage

Find, book, change or cancel your tickets in an instant.

Pay with confidence

Buy tickets with PayPal, ApplePay, Visa, Amex and all international credit cards.

Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 39m
Fare range€20.00 - €82.00
Distance196km
Train operatorsDB, erb, ERX, WFB
First & last trains
First train departs at01:21
Last train departs at22:22
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 19m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationBielefeld Hbf
Destination StationHamburg Hbf

Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf for Tuesday 23rd Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:19
13:54
Bielefeld Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
2h 35m
1 change
11:34
14:35
Bielefeld Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
3h 01m
1 change
12:34
14:54
Bielefeld Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
2h 20m
1 change
13:34
15:54
Bielefeld Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
2h 20m
1 change
14:34
16:54
Bielefeld Hbf
Hamburg Hbf
2h 20m
1 change

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

You can travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf 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 billion 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 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 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 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

The European equivalent of the Intercity of Deutsche Bahn, this train is used on cross-border routes, for example on journeys from Germany to Denmark, Austria and the Czech Republic. It stops only in some major city stations – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

Cheap train tickets from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

Train tickets from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf start at €19.90 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in Advance, however, if you're booking last-minute tickets on the day, the average price is around €54.77.
lowest price found
from19.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price45.74
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price54.32
on the day
avg. single price54.77

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 Hbf 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 guide to check when European train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap 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 dependant on the individual train operating company you travel with.

How long does it take to travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Bielefeld Hbf and Hamburg Hbf is 2 hours and 39 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 19 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 22 trains per day travelling from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf?

The first train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf departs at 01:21. The last train from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf departs at 22:22. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Bielefeld Hbf and Hamburg Hbf?

No, it is not possible to travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf without having to change trains. To travel from Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hamburg Hbf to Bielefeld Hbf.
Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Bielefeld Hbf to Hamburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 23/04/2019. 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 01/10/2018 for travel on 01/10/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

Journeys start better with Trainline

We help customers across Europe make more than 125,000 smarter journeys every single day.