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Route overview
Avg. journey time9h 17m
Trains per day7
Fare range€29.00 - €249.00
Distance695km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at00:45
Last train departs at22:46
Fastest journey
Fastest route7h 36m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationHamburg
Destination StationZürich HB

Hamburg to Zürich HB train times

Check out the next trains departing from Hamburg to Zürich HB for Tuesday 23rd Apr 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:28
19:00
Hamburg
Zürich HB
8h 32m
2 changes
12:24
20:00
Hamburg
Zürich HB
7h 36m
Direct
12:28
21:00
Hamburg
Zürich HB
8h 32m
2 changes
14:24
22:00
Hamburg
Zürich HB
7h 36m
Direct
14:28
23:02
Hamburg
Zürich HB
8h 34m
3 changes

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) and ÖBB trains from Hamburg to Zürich HB

You can travel from Hamburg to Zürich HB on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), EC (Eurocity) 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 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.

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.

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 230 km/h and connects the main Austrian cities with Germany, Hungary, Switzerland, the Czech Republic and Italy.

How long does it take to travel from Hamburg to Zürich HB by train?

The average journey time between Hamburg and Zürich HB is 9 hours and 17 minutes and the fastest journey time is 7 hours and 36 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 23 trains per day travelling from Hamburg to Zürich HB. 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 Hamburg to Zürich HB?

The first train from Hamburg to Zürich HB departs at 00:45. The last train from Hamburg to Zürich HB departs at 22:46. 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 Hamburg and Zürich HB?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg to Zürich HB without having to change trains. There are 7 direct trains from Hamburg to Zürich HB. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Zürich HB to Hamburg. If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Hamburg to Zürich HB.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hamburg to Zürich HB 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.

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