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Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf by train

It takes an average of 3h 48m to travel from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf by train, over a distance of around 259 miles (417 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €14.90 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 28m
Price€14.90 - €215.90
Distance259 miles (417 km)
Frequency20 trains per day
Departure stationHamburg Hbf
Arrival stationWürzburg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf for Tuesday 18th Aug 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
08:02 11:32 3h 30m, direct
09:01 12:30 3h 29m, direct
09:24 13:00 3h 36m, 1 change
10:01 13:29 3h 28m, direct
11:01 14:30 3h 29m, direct
12:01 15:29 3h 28m, direct
13:01 16:32 3h 31m, direct
14:01 17:29 3h 28m, direct
15:01 18:32 3h 31m, direct
16:01 19:29 3h 28m, direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and ÖBB trains from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

You can travel from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and ÖBB 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.

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 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.

ÖBB is the major railway company for Austria, subdivided into several subsidiaries, responsible for certain areas of transport, such as long distance and local transport, the operation of postal buses and the transport of goods. Railjet is ÖBB's high-speed train, which travels at speeds of up to 143 mph (230 km/h) and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf

Train tickets from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf start at €14.90 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 €99.94.
lowest price found
from14.90
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price77.51
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price80.69
on the day
avg. single price99.94

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 Würzburg 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 dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

Journey details

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

The average journey time by train between Hamburg Hbf and Würzburg Hbf is 3 hours and 48 minutes, with around 20 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 Würzburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf is 3 hours and 28 minutes.

How much does the train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf cost?

Train tickets from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf can start from as little as €14.90 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.

Is there a direct train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 17 direct trains from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf leaves at 03:20. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf leaves at 22:46. 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 Würzburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf cover a distance of around 259 miles (417 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Würzburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg 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 Hamburg Hbf to Würzburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/08/2020. 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 03/08/2020 for travel on 05/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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