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From Zurich to Hamburg Train Tickets

Zurich to Hamburg: You choose, Night or Day Time Train?

DB - CNL - City Night Line

Comfort classes on City Night Line: With City Night Line, you sleep as you travel and reach your destination rested and refreshed. You have the choice between three comfort categories: Your own Economy or Deluxe sleeper compartment, the couchette car for use by your group or an inexpensive single berth in a multi-berth compartment or the seated car with compartments with 6 seats or roomy open-saloon cars with reclining seats.

Single, Double or Three-Bed compartments:
Up to three can travel conveniently through the night in one compartment. Many technical details ensure a pleasant, comfortable journey, even when the compartment is fully booked. These include beds whose height can be adjusted, with improved access, non-slip floors, large, illuminated mirrors, handles and an extra folding seat (only in the Deluxe compartment) and even an individual wake-up call. If you would like even more space and comfort, you can convert two adjacent compartments into a suite for up to six passengers by means of a combining door. You can combine two Economy compartments or one Economy and one Deluxe compartment. Please note that all passengers have to have a 1st class ticket if you book a combination of Deluxe and Economy.

Many seats have laptop power points and specially designated areas provide interference-free enhanced mobile phone reception. Look out for the mobile phone symbols in the carriages.

Quiet zones are reserved for passengers who want to travel in peace. Experience the feeling of being personally attended to in 1st class. Our specially designated staff are there to welcome you with a smile and help you with any questions you may have regarding your seat or luggage.

The couchette car
Couchette cars are ideal for groups, families or price-conscious individual travellers. Each compartment has room for up to 6 people. You can book individual berths or an entire compartment. When you book an individual berth, the compartment is shared with other travellers. There is no division by sex, but City Night Line offers women travelling on their own special women‘s compartments on all routes (limited availability).

For a small additional charge, the maximum number of passengers per compartment can be limited to 4 people.

2nd Class seated card - Travel overnight at low fare
The seated car is the cheapest comfort class on City Night Line.

Depending on the route, open-saloon cars with convenient reclining seats or compartments with six seats each are used. Washing and toilet facilities are in each car.

Night Train from Zurich to Hamburg by City Night Line

City Night Line Offers:
up to 20% Off -Saver Fare
Special Passholder Fare

For booking, click or touch in corresponding fare. All fares in US Dollars per person.
Accomodation / Fare Description Person(s) Saver Flexible Passholder
Single Cabin 1 $ 324.00 $ 371.00 $ 165.00

Single Cabin
Private compartment with 1 bed.
Every compartment has its own washbasin including toiletries and hand towels.
And in every coach there is an additional washing facility with a washbasin and WC.
In the morning, the train attendant brings passengers a practical box with a small breakfast which you can either eat there and then or take with you. The breakfast box contains one bread roll, one brioche, meat spread (Carnella), jam, margarine, orange juice and a hot beverage of your choice (coffee or tea).

Video

DB - CNL - City Night Line

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

       
Double Cabin 2 $ 269.00 $ 307.00 $ 108.00

Double Cabin
Private compartment with 2 beds.
Every compartment has its own washbasin including toiletries and hand towels.
And in every coach there is an additional washing facility with a washbasin and WC.
In the morning, the train attendant brings passengers a practical box with a small breakfast which you can either eat there and then or take with you. The breakfast box contains one bread roll, one brioche, meat spread (Carnella), jam, margarine, orange juice and a hot beverage of your choice (coffee or tea).

Video

DB - CNL - City Night Line

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

       
DeLuxe Double Cabin 2 N.A. N.A. N.A.

DeLuxe Double Cabin
Private compartment with 2 beds.
The Deluxe compartments also have their own bathroom with washbasin, shower and WC, and a folding table
The train attendant will be happy to serve a deluxe breakfast in your compartment. Breakfast for Deluxe passengers consists one bread roll, one brioche, Philadelphia soft cheese, meat spread (Carnella), jam, margarine, apple purée, orange juice and a hot beverage of your choice (coffee or tea).

Video

DB - CNL - City Night Line

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

       
T6 Cabin (couchette) 6 (share) $ 210.00 $ 240.00 $ 130.00

T6 Cabin (Couchettes)
Shared compartment with 6 beds.
Every compartment has its own washbasin including toiletries and hand towels.
And in every coach there is an additional washing facility with a washbasin and WC.
Couchette cars are ideal for groups, families or price-conscious individual travellers. Each compartment has room for 6 people. You can book individual berths or an entire compartment. When you book an individual berth, the compartment is shared with other travellers. There is no division by sex, but City Night Line offers women travelling on their own special women‘s compartments on all routes (limited availability).

Video

DB - CNL - City Night Line

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

       
Seats (Individual) Individual $ 192.00 $ 220.00 $ 69.00

Seats - Travel overnight at low fare.
And in every coach there is an additional washing facility with a washbasin and WC.

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

       
Trip Duration: 11:55 hrs.
Departures from Zurich: 20:42
Arrives in Hamburg: 8:37

Day Time Trains from Zurich to Hamburg by High Speed Trains

The ICE. Deutsche Bahn's fastest train: The ICE (Intercity-Express) is the fastest and most comfortable way of travelling on the Deutsche Bahn network, reaching speeds of up to 320 km/h, and new standards of excellence.

1st Class
DB 1st classA quiet atmosphere, ample space and comfortable seating await you on board our ICE services – ideal for working or relaxing

In 1st class you can use your time constructively by preparing for a business meeting or use the time simply to relax. If you want to take the opportunity to work while travelling, there is a desk available at your seat that can be used for business activities between your destinations. The spacious and comfortable seating offers lots of legroom and ample distance from your neighbours.

Many seats have laptop power points and specially designated areas provide interference-free enhanced mobile phone reception. Look out for the mobile phone symbols in the carriages.

Quiet zones are reserved for passengers who want to travel in peace. Experience the feeling of being personally attended to in 1st class. Our specially designated staff are there to welcome you with a smile and help you with any questions you may have regarding your seat or luggage.

At-Seat service
We want you to feel comfortable throughout your whole journey. Special staff have been assigned for 1st class passengers at the train stations and on board the ICE trains and are happy to look after and attend to each individual passenger.

2nd Class
A comfortable journey guaranteed: All ICE trains offer a wide selection of seats. All ICE trains are user and family-friendly, offering special facilities for the disabled and changing stations for families with young children.

The ICE. Deutsche Bahn's fastest train: The ICE (Intercity-Express) is the fastest and most comfortable way of travelling on the Deutsche Bahn network, reaching speeds of up to 320 km/h, and new standards of excellence.

The different trains
DB Bahn’s first ICE made its debut in 1991 and today there are 5 varieties. ICE 1,2,3,T, and Sprinter. Each operates between several major cities including international destinations in Switzerland, Austria, Belgium, and the Netherlands. Cross platform interchanges from ICE to ICE are possible at many stations without long walking distance in between. The comfort and convenience of the ICE are sure to win you over. ICE trains are fully air-conditioned and have a low noise level

Zurich to Hamburg

DB Offers:
up to 40% Promo Fare
Special Passholder Fare

For booking, click or touch in corresponding fare. All fares in US Dollars per person.
Fare Description   Option 2nd Class 1st Class
Promo Fare (at least 3 days in advance)   One Way $ 110.00 $ 152.00
Promotional fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
No refundable
Exchangeable at train station,
prior book date.
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
       
Flexi (full fare - exchangeable)   One Way $ 126.00 $ 174.00
Flexi fare (full fare)
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
80% refundable up to 1 day before departure date
Exchangeable up to 1 day before departure date
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
       
Child (4 - 11 years old)   One Way $ 63.00 $ 87.00
Child fare
Child: between 6 and 11 years old (inclusive)
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
80% refundable up to 1 day before departure date
No exchangeable
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
       
Passholder (requires a valid rail pass)   One way $ 16.00 $ 16.00
Passholder fare
Requires a valid rail pass that includes Germany.
Railway Company: ICE
Includes seat reservation.
Seat reservation guaranteed.
No refundable
No exchangeable
e-tickets available.
Subject to availability.
       
Trip Duration: 7:35 hrs.
Departures from Zurich: 8:00
Arrive in Hamburg: 15:35

Rail Passes & Tickets Options

Rail tickets & passes options for travel multiple times through a single or multiple countries.

Useful Information


  • Zurich

    The Zurich Main Station is one of the busiest train stations in the world. Its central location provides access to trains traveling to Spain, France, Italy, Austria, Germany and beyond. In addition, the station is part of the Rail City network and has over 200 hundred underground shops in which travelers can pick up souvenirs, snacks and other trinkets.

    • Address: Bahnhofplatz 7, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland 044 224 33 33
    • View location on map: Google map

    Transportation from the the Zurich Main Train Station:

    Zurich Main Station offers direct connections from many cities throughout Switzerland as well as frequent service to the airport. Trains operate every 10-15 minutes with a total travel time of only 11 minutes from the city center to the airport

    To the Zurich airport:

    • Frequent local (S Bahn) and long distance trains
    • Travel time: 10 minutes approximately

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    SNCF Assistance
    f you encounter service disruptions or major delays, SNCF Assistance canimprove your travel experience during peak periods. Our volunteer staff are attentive and service-oriented, with an added guarantee of assistance should you need it.

    • In stations: staff members greet you and keep you informed during delays. If problems continue, they provide simple boxed meals.
    • On board trains: the conductor arranges for onboard staff to assist you.

    If your train arrives in Paris after metro and RER lines have shut down for the night, you’ll be transported safely to your home under a special agreement between the city and Paris taxi companies. 

    Acessibility

    Accès Plus, Accès TER and Accès Plus Transilien services provide special assistance to travellers with disabilities or limited mobility. Available in nearly 360 stations throughout the French rail network, in five regions and in 51 stations in the Paris region, these services cost absolutely nothing. To take advantage of them, contact your Accès Plus adviser.

    And then? Relax!

    • On your day of departure, go to the station 30 minutes before your train is scheduled to leave. An SNCF staff member will accompany you to the train, carry your luggage (up to 15 kilos) and get you settled on board.
    • When you reach your destination, an SNCF staff member will meet you and take you to your meeting point in the station. If you’re changing trains, he'll help you board your new train.
    • For travel between Lille, Lyon and Rennes, our Accès Synchro pilot program can assist you from your home to your destination

    To Reserve:

    Call +33 (0) 890 640 650 and press 1 (€0.11/minute incl. tax from a landline, plus any surcharge) or call 36 35 and say “Accès Plus” (€0.34 incl. tax the first minute and €0.11 for each additional minute from a landline, plus any surcharge). From outside France, call +33 892 35 35 35


  • Hamburg

    3 train stations in Hamburg:

    Hamburg Hauptbahnhof (abbrev. Hamburg Hbf or Hambg Hbf) is the main railway station for the German city of Hamburg and is classified by Deutsche Bahn as a category 1 station. It was opened in 1906 to replace 4 terminal stations. Hamburg Hauptbahnhof is operated by DB Station&Service AG. With an average of 450,000 passengers a day, the station is the busiest in Germany and after the Gare du Nord in Paris, the second busiest in Europe.

    Address: Hachmannplatz 16, 20099 Hamburg
    View location on map: Google map

    Hamburg Dammtor is a railway station for long distance, regional and suburban trains on the Hamburg-Altona link line, located in Central Hamburg, Germany. In front is a bus station of the same name for public transport.

    Address: Dag-Hammarskjöld-Platz 15,
    20354 Hamburg, Germany
    View location on map: Google map

    Hamburg-Altona or Altona is a railway station in Hamburg, Germany. It is situated west of the city's main station, Hamburg Hauptbahnhof, in the district of Altona, and is the usual terminus for southbound long-distance trains.

    Address: Scheel-Plessen-Str. 17
    22765 Hamburg
    View location on map: Google map

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    ICE - DB Bahn Assistance
    Passengers with reduced mobility can now order Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service even more easily. Whoever needs assistance with boarding, alighting or changing trains during their journey - for example a wheelchair platform lift - can do so conveniently with immediate effect on the Internet as well.

    The local service staff will be pleased to assist you when boarding, alighting or changing trains. Owing to the short stopping times however, they are unable to accompany you to your seat.

    To order, please fill out the form at: http://www.specials-bahn.de/_pdf/english/antrag_hilfeleistung.pdf  and send it to us by 20:00 (MET) one working day before your departure at the latest.

    Will be required your coach and seat number on long-distance trains so that we can make sure you receive the assistance you require. On local trains, please indicate where you will be sitting instead of the reservation - e.g. 1st coach/front of train.

    You can book your tickets and make reservations for you and, if you wish, also send them to you. You can order those by telephone on +49 (0) 1806/512 512 (calls charged). You can contact us every day from 06:00 to 22:00 (MET).

    For any further information, send them an e-mail at: msz@bahn.de or contact us them the telephone number given above.


Ticketless - etickets:

Temporarily the etickets for City Night Line are not available. Only printed tickets, sent Free by Fedex are available.

Fares Details:

Saver fare
Book at least 7 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Flexi fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
75% refundable 10 days before trip date,
50% refundable up 60 days after trip date.
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

Passholder fare
Book at least 3 days in advance.
Railway Company: CityNightLine
Includes reservation.
No refundable,
No exchangeable
Subject to availability.

General Conditions
All tickets are subject to confirmation. The tickets have a variable horizon for booking, normally 60 to 90 days within trip date. A booking confirmation will be sent as soon as the booking have been processed.
All fares are per person in US Dollars, subject to to change before the booking processing
E-tickets: The way for retrieve or use instructions will be sent with the booking confirmation by email. The tickets should be retrieved and printed at train station or printed at home as instructed in booking confirmation.
Physical Tickets: The tickets are sent by FedEx, with the selected shipping option to the informed shipping address.
Tickets Protection: An good option for you travel in peace in mind. Reimbursement and General rules as described at General Terms and Conditions.
Handling fee: all bookings are subject to US$ 8 handling fee


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