A view from one of the newly renovated escalators at Hamburg Hbf

Stockholm to Hamburg by train

How to take the new direct train service from the Swedish capital to Hamburg

From April 7 until September 23rd this daily direct train will depart from Stockholm daily in the late afternoon and then travel through the night to arrive in Hamburg, from where connections will be available into trains to destinations across Germany



From Stockholm Central/Stockholm C to Hamburg

Travel Information

Final Destination: Berlin

The other station calls include: Norrköping C and Linköping C

The train is usually scheduled to depart Stockholm Central at 16:15 and arrive Berlin at around 09:00; any schedule changes can be looked up here.

Typical onward connections from Berlin Hbf:

  • To Munchen via Wurzburg and Nurnberg, ICE departures at 05:54 and 07:01
  • To Frankfurt (Main) an ICE-Sprinter service at 06:07 on Monday to Friday
  • To Koln an ICE-Sprinter service at 06:11 on Monday to Friday
  • To Chur an ICE train via Frankfurt (Main), Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Basel, Zurich and Landquart daily at 06:18
  • To Zurich by EC train on the scenic route via Koln, Bonn, Koblenz and Mainz
  • To Chur an ICE train via Frankfurt (Main), Baden-Baden, Freiburg, Basel, Zurich and Landquart daily at 06:18

The train departs every evening from April 7th to September 23rd


The Snalltaget booking path is comparatively straightforward for a night train.
In common with how the accommodation on most European night trains is sold the price for travelling in an ordinary seat is in effect the base price to which the costs of travelling by the other options is then added.

On this train, in addition to the ordinary seats, the other options are:

  • reclining seats
  • a berth in a shared sleeping compartment
  • an entire private compartment, which can be used solo, or by up to 6 members of a travelling party

The private compartments are sold at a flat rate irrespective of the occupancy, so check the prices carefully, for groups of 4 or more the private compartment can be cheaper than a separate place per person in the shared compartments.

Using InterRail

The Snalltaget guide explains how InterRail users can make reservations, but it makes no mention for Eurail pass users.

Where to book
Ticket Provider Approximate Cost
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