Hamburg - maritime metropolis

Explore the vibrant city with its manifold attractions and save money with the HamburgCARD!

For its inhabitants it is Germany’s most beautiful city - and everybody who has visited Hamburg is enthusiastic about its maritime charms. Whether it be the Elbe, Alster, HafenCity (Harbour City), Speicherstadt (Warehouse City), the Fish Market or the Reeperbahn.

Trace your roots in Hamburg: What Ellis Island was to the U.S., Hamburg was to Europe. Over 5 million names of hopeful emigrants from all over Europe who left for the New World via Hamburg between 1850 and 1934 are stored in the museum “Ballinstadt-Port of Dreams”.

DB Bahn’s Savings fare (Sparpreis) is an ongoing discount for train travel in Germany starting at 29 euros . Travelling through Germany by train for example from Frankfurt to Hamburg in just 4 hours, or from Berlin to Hamburg in only 1.5 hours. Whatever your German destination may be, the service and hospitality of DB Bahn are sure not to disappoint you.

Purchase your Savings fare online and save money.
Booking an Online Ticket allows you to save on the ticket and your seat reservation. Please note that the tickets are subject to availability.

Fares 1st Class tickets: starting from 49 euros to a maximum of 230 euros

2nd Class Tickets: starting from 19 euros to a maximum of 142 euros

One way ticket within Germany, subject to availability.
5 euros supplement when buying at a travel agency, ticket office or call centre.
Period of reservation Until further notice
Period of travel Until further notice
Availabilty From 92 days up to 1 day before travel
Period of validity between out and back journey One month
Itinerary Within Germany
Trains ICE, Intercity (IC), Eurocity (EC).
Regional connecting trains may be used before or after the long distance journey.
City Night Line may be used with a supplement.
Valid in specific trains Yes
Ticket Valid as one way journey.
Possibility to purchase it as return journey.
Route deviation Not possible
Classes Standard class
1st class
BahnCard/RAILPLUS BahnCard 25 holders receive a 25% discount
Accompanying persons Up to 4 persons from 20 euros supplement each
Children Children under 15 travel for free if they are accompanied by their parents or grandparents
Exchange / refund Possible up to one day before travelling against a fee of 15 euros
From the first day of validity: No exchange and no refund possible.
Particularities The tickets are subject to availability. The use of nightrains requires a special supplement.
Connection Travel times
Berlin-Hamburg 1h 42 mins
Frankfurt-Hamburg 3h 54 mins
Cologne-Hamburg 4h 02 mins
Copenhagen-Hamburg 4h 32 mins
Hanover-Hamburg 1h 27 mins

In 2013 several unique events make Hamburg worth a visit:

April – Oktober: International Garden Show Hamburg 2013 on a 100-hectare site in Hamburg-Wilhelmsburg
9 – 12 May: $url{824th Anniversary of the Port} of Hamburg
21 - 23 June: The $url{Hamburger Harley Days} celebrate their 10th anniversary on schedule for the 110th birthday of Harley Davidson.
10 & 22 June: Cruiseliners Queen Mary 2 & Queen Elizabeth meet in Hamburg
26 – 29 September: Reeperbahn Festival - New International Music Festival in the world-famous entertainment area St. Pauli
25 November – 31 December: Over 10 different Christmas markets - Magical, delicious, frivolous

Regional Tickets within Germany

Regional Tickets within Germany

Travel one day throughout Germany with the Quer-Durchs-Land-Ticket for just 44 euros. Up to 4 accompanying people may join the trip for just 8 euros supplement each. This offer is valid from Mondays to Fridays for one day in DB Bahn' s regional trains only.

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For further information on Hamburg and Hamburg packages:

Hamburg Tourismus GmbH
Hotline: +49 (0) 4030051-300