Despite the distance there is a daily direct train available from Hamburg to the Slovakian capital.
This train usually departs Hamburg Hbf at 06:48 and arrives in Bratislava shortly before 18:00.
Final Destination: Budapest-Nyugati
This trains also calls at: Prague/Praha and Brno
1 x train per day
Book early and save: Yes
Online bookings open: 3 months ahead of the travel date
This train usually departs Hamburg Hbf at 06:48 - so target that depature time when looking up this journey.
Book 1st class ticket journey tickets on DB Bahn and your seat reservation is included - but they're optional when booking 2nd class tickets, or if you will be travelling with a 1st or 2nd class rail pass.
Reservations are highly recommended for this journey - particularly in 2nd class.
|Ticket Provider||Approximate Cost|
|DB Bahn||from €35.90|
|Save A Train||from €35.90|
Take this train and you will be on the EC train that is provided by MAV (Hungarian) Railways.
There isn't a direct overnight train from Hamburg to Bratislava.
The majority of the journey by this EC train from Hamburg to Bratislava isn't particularly scintillating.
Between Berlin and Dresden you will be travelling across flat farm land, but try to stay awake!
The highlight of the journey comes between Dresden and Prague.
The train travels through the beautiful Elbe River valley, but sit on the left of the train (when facing the direction of travel) for the best views.
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