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How to travel from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf? Look no further.

There are around 20 trains per day running between Herzogenbuchsee and Hamburg Hbf, which usually take 9 hours 56 minutes to complete the 451 miles (726 km) journey. It can take as little as 8 hours 34 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. Although there aren't any direct services on this line, it's still easy to travel to Hamburg Hbf from Herzogenbuchsee, you'll just need to make 1 change along the way. During your journey, you're likely to be travelling with ICE, DB or SBB, as these are the main train operators on this route.

You can save money on train tickets from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from £51.78. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for timetables (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf by train

It takes an average of 9h 56m to travel from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf by train, over a distance of around 451 miles (726 km). There are normally 20 trains per day travelling from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf and tickets for this journey start from £51.78 when you book in advance.

First train

00:06

Last train

22:02

Departure station

Herzogenbuchsee

Arrival station

Hamburg Hbf

Journey time

From 8h 34m

Distance

451 miles (726 km)

Frequency

20 trains per day

Changes

1 change

Price

From £51.78

Train and bus operators

Deutsche Bahn, SBB CFF FFS

Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf for Tuesday 28th May 2024. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesDuration
07:02 15:36 8h 34m, 2 changes
08:02 17:14 9h 12m, 3 changes
09:02 17:36 8h 34m, 2 changes
10:02 19:14 9h 12m, 2 changes
11:02 19:58 8h 56m, 2 changes
12:02 21:14 9h 12m, 3 changes
12:02 22:15 10h 13m, 1 change
13:02 21:46 8h 44m, 2 changes
13:34 22:40 9h 6m, 3 changes
14:02 23:14 9h 12m, 3 changes

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

You can travel from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf on Deutsche Bahn, SBB, ICE (Intercity Express) 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 million passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

The Swiss rail network is operated by SBB. SBB train ticket prices are based on travel and not on the type of trains. You will find available return tickets (standard price, one way or round trip), Multiple journey tickets (for six individual trips on a pre-determined itinerary) and the City-Ticket (including a one-day transportation pass from the city of departure or arrival).

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.

PhotoQualle, under licence CC3.0

EuroCity (EC) trains offer convenient European cross-border connections between major cities in Italy, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria – it's often a good alternative to air travel.

ICE, Eurocity (EC) and Intercity classes from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf

Compare the different travel classes offered by ICE, Eurocity (EC) and Intercity when travelling from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf.

Onboard services on ICE, Eurocity (EC) and Intercity

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

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.

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

With EC, you can enjoy food and drink in the on-board restaurant, or you can grab a snack from the bistro carriage. If you opt for the latter, you can enjoy your food and drink in the bistro or take it back to your seat.

In First Class, you will be served complimentary food and drink at your seat.

DB trains offer a wide variety of locally sourced food and drink, including a range of vegetarian and vegan dishes.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

Deutsche Bahn are gradually installing free WiFi on their EC trains.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

When travelling with EC, children under 5 years old travel free of charge and don’t require a ticket. Also, children up to 14 years old travel for free if they are accompanied by a person who is at least 15 years old.

On board most EC trains, you will find a family compartment or area suitable for families with babies and children up to the age of 3 years old.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

When travelling with EC, you need a bicycle ticket and reservation to take a bicycle with you. The reservation for your bike is included in the price.

Usually, 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

If you’re travelling on a EC train, you can take your pet with you. If you have a small dog or pet, you do not need an additional ticket and they can travel for free in a transport box. If your dog or pet is bigger than the size of a house cat, you will need an extra 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

The Mobility Service can help you with board, disembark and change trains. In addition, staff are happy to answer any questions or assist with any queries to make your journey easier.

LuggageLuggageLuggage

You can take as much luggage as you want on SBB Intercity trains, provided that it fits in the luggage racks provided.

RestaurantRestaurantFood and drink

Many SBB Intercity trains will have a restaurant or bistro carriage so you can buy food and drink throughout your journey. You may be able to sit at a table in the restaurant carriage or take your meal back to your seat.

WiFiWiFiEntertainment

There are plug sockets on SBB trains. You can also enjoy free WiFi on Intercity trains via the SBB FreeSurf portal.

ChildPassengerChildPassengerTravel with children

There is pushchair storage available on the train, as well as a baby changing toilet onboard. On Intercity trains, there is also a dedicated family carriage.

ModeOfTransportBikeModeOfTransportBikeBikes

You can take your bicycle onboard SBB Intercity trains. Between 21st March and 31st October, it's compulsory to reserve a bike space on some Intercity trains. You must also buy a ticket for your bike at a ticket office, ticket machine or online.

PetPetPets

Dogs under 30cm in height can travel for free if they're in a carrier and placed under your seat. Larger dogs can travel with you if you buy a Dog Day Pass for CHF 25, which can be purchased at a ticket office, at a ticket machine, online or on the SBB app. The pass is valid for a day on trains, ships, trams and buses in most Swiss cities.

WheelchairWheelchairSpecial Assistance

SBB Intercity trains have priority seats for passengers with reduced mobility, as well as a wheelchair-accessible toilet.

InfoInfoOther

There is a Business Zone and a Quiet Zone in First Class on SBB Intercity trains.

Cheap train tickets from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf

The price of train tickets from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf starts at £51.78 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

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 Herzogenbuchsee 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 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.

§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 Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg 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 Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Herzogenbuchsee and Hamburg Hbf is 9 hours and 56 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 Herzogenbuchsee and Hamburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf is 8 hours and 34 minutes.

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

Train ticket prices from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf can start from as little as £51.78 when you book in advance. The cost of tickets can vary depending on the time of day, route and class you book and are usually more expensive if you book on the day.

Is there a direct train from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf?

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

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

The first train from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 00:06. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 22:02. 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 Herzogenbuchsee and Hamburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Herzogenbuchsee to Hamburg Hbf cover a distance of around 451 miles (726 km) during the journey.

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