Hamburg to Rome by train

  • First train
    04:52
  • Last train
    00:45
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    14hr 44m
  • Distance
    1,311 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    19
  • Avg. journey time
    23hr 9m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Hamburg to Rome by train

Fast trains from Hamburg to Rome take around 14 hours and 44 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 1,311 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Hamburg and Rome.

1. Are there direct trains from Hamburg to Rome?

Journeys between Hamburg and Rome usually involve 2 changes of train.

We usually find around 20 departures on the route from Hamburg to Rome every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

2. How long is the train journey from Hamburg to Rome?

The Hamburg to Rome train travel time is normally about 14 hours and 44 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Hamburg to Rome train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest train to Rome is usually scheduled to depart Hamburg around 04:52 and the last train is around 00:45. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Hamburg around 04:55, and the last at 00:34.

When to book Hamburg to Rome train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Hamburg to Rome by train.

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Which train companies operate between Hamburg and Rome?

More than one train company operates on the route from Hamburg to Rome, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • EuroCity
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Eurocity-Express
  • Eurostar Italia
  • Frecciabianca
  • Frecciargento
  • Frecciarossa
  • Frecciarossa 1000
  • IC Notte
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Intercités
  • Interregio
  • Italo
  • Metronom
  • Night Jet
  • Nightjet
  • Railjet Xpress
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionale
  • Regionale Veloce
  • S-Bahn
  • SBB
  • Thello

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.