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Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf by train

It takes an average of 6h 47m to travel from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf by train, over a distance of around 331 miles (533 km). There are normally 33 trains per day travelling from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf and tickets for this journey start from €13.40 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 5h 43m
Price€13.40 - €239.90
Distance331 miles (533 km)
Frequency33 trains per day
Departure stationStuttgart Hbf
Arrival stationHamburg Hbf
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operators

Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf train times

Check out the next trains departing from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf for Tuesday 7th Jul 2020. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
00:13 Stuttgart Hbf08:56 Hamburg HbfICE 698 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets8h 43m, 1 change
00:16 Stuttgart Hbf08:56 Hamburg HbfGo-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH 19034 Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH Get tickets8h 40m, 2 changes
02:37 Stuttgart Hbf09:36 Hamburg HbfICE 618 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 59m, 1 change
04:48 Stuttgart Hbf10:54 Hamburg HbfGo-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH 19052 Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH Get tickets6h 06m, 1 change
05:34 Stuttgart Hbf11:35 Hamburg HbfIC 2198 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 01m, 1 change
05:58 Stuttgart Hbf11:56 Hamburg HbfICE 1098 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets5h 58m, 1 change
06:23 Stuttgart Hbf12:35 Hamburg HbfGo-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH 19002 Go-Ahead Baden-Württemberg GmbH Get tickets6h 12m, 1 change
07:07 Stuttgart Hbf12:54 Hamburg HbfInterregio-Express 16648 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets5h 47m, 1 change
07:34 Stuttgart Hbf13:36 Hamburg HbfIC 2296 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets6h 02m, 1 change
08:10 Stuttgart Hbf13:54 Hamburg HbfInterregio-Express 16650 Deutsche Bahn (DB) Get tickets5h 44m, 1 change

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

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

Cheap train tickets from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

Train tickets from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf start at €13.40 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 €123.96.
lowest price found
from13.40
4 weeksin advance
avg. single price83.29
2 weeksin advance
avg. single price93.27
on the day
avg. single price123.96

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 Stuttgart Hbf 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 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 Stuttgart Hbf 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 Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf take?

The average journey time by train between Stuttgart Hbf and Hamburg Hbf is 6 hours and 47 minutes, with around 33 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 Stuttgart Hbf and Hamburg Hbf by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf is 5 hours and 43 minutes.

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

Train tickets from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf can start from as little as €13.40 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 Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf without having to change trains. There are 2 direct trains from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

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

The first train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 00:12. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

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

The last train from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf leaves at 22:26. 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 Stuttgart Hbf and Hamburg Hbf by train?

Trains travelling from Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf cover a distance of around 331 miles (533 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Hamburg Hbf to Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart Hbf to Hamburg Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 07/07/2020. 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 29/06/2020 for travel on 22/05/2020 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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