Hamburg to Berlin

Hamburg to Berlin

  Oct 1, 2021, 81 trips (5 – 0)

Hamburg to Berlin Schedule

Hamburg to Berlin Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
FlixBus Economy 03:45 - 07:45€ 15
CD 2nd Class Seat 04:19 - 06:54€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 06:17 - 08:55€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 08:20 - 10:55€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 10:20 - 12:55€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 12:19 - 14:55€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 14:20 - 16:56€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 17:19 - 19:55€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 18:20 - 20:56€ 93.40
CD 2nd Class Seat 20:21 - 22:54€ 93.40
FlixBus Economy 20:30 - 23:45€ 10
CD 2nd Class Seat 22:19 - 00:54€ 93.40

Transportation from Hamburg to Berlin

How to get from Hamburg to Berlin

Travelling between Hamburg and Berlin is possible by Bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you EUR 138.59 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere EUR 5.02.

How long does it take to get from Hamburg to Berlin?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 5 hours to travel between Hamburg and Berlin depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Hamburg and Berlin. Train will bring you to your destination in 2h 33m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 4h 35m to reach Berlin.

How much does it cost to get from Hamburg to Berlin?

Travelling between Hamburg and Berlin can be as cheap as EUR 5.02 if you opt for a Blablabus bus and as expensive as EUR 138.59 if you buy a CD Train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Hamburg and Berlin ?

  • 1 from Hamburg to Berlin starting from 11:50 Berlin Brandenburg Airport until 12:35 Berlin Brandenburg Airport
  • 1 from Hamburg to Berlin starting from 03:45 Berlin Sudkreuz Bus Station until 23:35 Berlin Sudkreuz Bus Station
  • 1 from Hamburg to Berlin starting from 04:19 Berlin Hauptbahnhof until 22:19 Berlin Hauptbahnhof

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Hamburg to Berlin.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Hamburg to Berlin, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as EUR 96.00.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Hamburg and Berlin

Brussels Airlines, Eurowings


Travelling from Hamburg to Berlin overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Hamburg and Berlin

Blablabus, FlixBus, Local Carrier


Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Hamburg to Berlin?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus