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Leiden to Hamburg by train

  • First train
    05:45
  • Last train
    23:17
  • Avg changes
    2
  • Fastest journey
    5hr 45m
  • Distance
    400 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    15
  • Avg. journey time
    6hr 49m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Leiden to Hamburg by train

Fast trains from Leiden to Hamburg take around 5 hours and 45 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 400 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Leiden and Hamburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Leiden to Hamburg?

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

We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Leiden to Hamburg every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 17 departures.

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

The Leiden to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 5 hours and 45 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Leiden around 06:06 and the last train is around 23:17. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Leiden around 05:45, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Leiden to Hamburg train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 4 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 Leiden to Hamburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Leiden and Hamburg?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express

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.