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About the train journey from Hamburg to Wattenscheid

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The train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid usually takes 3 hours 23 minutes on average to travel 187 miles (301 km), although the quickest services can take as little as 3 hours 1 minute. You can expect to find 29 trains per day running on this popular route. As there aren’t any direct services running between Hamburg and Wattenscheid, you’ll need to make 1 change on your way to Wattenscheid.

To help you get the best train deals, we'll highlight the cheapest train ticket prices from Hamburg to Wattenscheid 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 Wattenscheid, 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 to Wattenscheid by train

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

From 3h 1m


187 miles (301 km)


29 trains per day


1 change

Hamburg to Wattenscheid train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg to Wattenscheid for Tuesday 19th December 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
09:57 12:59 3h 2m, 1 change
10:57 13:59 3h 2m, 1 change
11:13 14:47 3h 34m, 2 changes
11:57 14:59 3h 2m, 1 change
12:57 15:59 3h 2m, 1 change
13:13 16:47 3h 34m, 2 changes
13:58 16:59 3h 1m, 1 change
14:57 17:59 3h 2m, 1 change
15:10 18:34 3h 24m, 2 changes
15:10 18:58 3h 48m, 1 change

Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Wattenscheid

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 to Wattenscheid 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 to Wattenscheid? 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 to Wattenscheid take?

The average journey time by train between Hamburg and Wattenscheid is 3 hours and 23 minutes, with around 29 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 and Wattenscheid by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid is 3 hours and 1 minute.

Is there a direct train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid?

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

What time does the first train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid leave?

The first train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid leaves at 04:49. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid leave?

The last train from Hamburg to Wattenscheid leaves at 23:49. 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 and Wattenscheid by train?

Trains travelling from Hamburg to Wattenscheid cover a distance of around 187 miles (301 km) during the journey.

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