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About the train journey from Hamburg Hbf to Plön

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön usually takes 1 hour 39 minutes on average to travel 45 miles (73 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 1 hour 25 minutes. You can expect to find 36 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Hamburg Hbf and Plön, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Plön. You can choose to travel with ICE or DB to get to Plön – both train companies offer modern comfortable services that will whisk you there in no time.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Hamburg Hbf to Plön in our Journey Planner. Just remember, the sooner you book your tickets, the more you'll save!

Keep reading for more information about the train journey to Plön, including FAQs, timetables with first and last train times and tips on booking cheap train tickets. If you’re ready to book, just start a search for tickets with us today.

Hamburg Hbf to Plön by train

First train

05:06

Last train

23:06

Departure station

Hamburg Hbf

Arrival station

Plön

Journey time

From 1h 25m

Distance

45 miles (73 km)

Frequency

36 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn

Hamburg Hbf to Plön train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg Hbf to Plön for Tuesday 30th April 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
10:34 12:13 1h 39m, 1 change
11:06 12:43 1h 37m, 1 change
11:34 13:13 1h 39m, 1 change
12:06 13:43 1h 37m, 1 change
12:34 14:13 1h 39m, 1 change
13:06 14:43 1h 37m, 1 change
13:34 15:13 1h 39m, 1 change
14:06 15:43 1h 37m, 1 change
14:34 16:13 1h 39m, 1 change
15:06 16:43 1h 37m, 1 change

Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) trains from Hamburg Hbf to Plön

You can travel from Hamburg Hbf to Plön on Deutsche Bahn and ICE (Intercity Express) 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.

ICE classes from Hamburg Hbf to Plön

Compare the different travel classes offered by ICE when travelling from Hamburg Hbf to Plön.

Onboard services on ICE

Discover more about the onboard services offered on trains from Hamburg Hbf to Plön.

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.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg Hbf to Plön

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 Hbf to Plön 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.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from Hamburg Hbf to Plön? 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 Hbf to Plön take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg Hbf and Plön is 1 hour and 39 minutes, with around 36 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 Hbf and Plön by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön is 1 hour and 25 minutes.

Is there a direct train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön?

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

What time does the first train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön leave?

The first train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön leaves at 05:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön leave?

The last train from Hamburg Hbf to Plön leaves at 23:06. 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 Hbf and Plön by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg Hbf to Plön cover a distance of around 45 miles (73 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Plön to Hamburg Hbf.

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