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Zurich to Hamburg by train
Fastest journey7hr 35m
Trains per day7
Avg. journey time8hr 33m
Travelling from Zurich to Hamburg by train
Fast trains from Zurich to Hamburg take around 7 hours and 35 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 696 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Zurich and Hamburg.
1. Are there direct trains from Zurich to Hamburg?
Direct trains from Zurich to Hamburg have been found.
We usually find around 8 direct trains on the route from Zurich to Hamburg every weekday.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 7 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Zurich to Hamburg?
The Zurich to Hamburg train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 35 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Zurich to Hamburg train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Hamburg is usually scheduled to depart Zurich around 06:00 and the last train is around 21:42. This is the same at the weekend.
What's the Zurich to Hamburg train price?
The earlier you book the better, and the cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Zurich to Hamburg are $44.45.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $44 while booking 7 days in advance the price is around $140. Booking on the day of travel is likely to be more expensive, so it is worth booking in advance if you can to save money.
When to book Zurich to Hamburg train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 6 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 Zurich to Hamburg by train.
Which train companies operate between Zurich and Hamburg?
More than one train company operates on the route from Zurich to Hamburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Night Jet
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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