Hamburg-Harburg station

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S-Bahn-Logo.svg Hamburg-Harburg
Transportation hub
Station Hamburg-Harburg main entrance (in 2006)
Location Hannoversche Str. 85
21079 Hamburg
Owned by DB Station&Service
Line(s) Deutsche Bahn AG-Logo.svg Deutsche Bahn
ICE and regional rail
S-Bahn-Logo.svg Hamburg S-Bahn
Connections Bus
Structure type Main line: at-grade
Rapid transit: underground
Parking Park and ride
Bicycle facilities Yes
Disabled access Yes
Other information
Station code Main line:
ds100: AHAR
DB station code: 2519
Type: Bf
Category: 2
ds100: AHRS
Type: Hp
Opened 1 May 1897; 120 years ago (1897-05-01)
S-Bahn-Logo.svg 24 September 1983; 33 years ago (1983-09-24)
Rebuilt 1983
Electrified Main line: 6 April 1965; 52 years ago (1965-04-06)
S-Bahn-Logo.svg 1200 volts DC system third rail
Previous names 1897-1928 Harburg Hauptbahnhof
1928-1938 Harburg-Wilhelmsburg Hauptbahnhof

Hamburg-Harburg or Harburg (German: Bahnhof Hamburg-Harburg) is one of Hamburg's four major main line railway stations. The station is located in Harburg in the city of Hamburg, Germany. The station opened on 1 May 1897 and is located on the Hanover–Hamburg railway, Wanne-Eickel–Hamburg railway, Lower Elbe Railway and the Harburg S-Bahn line. The train services are operated by Deutsche Bahn and Metronom. The rapid transit station Harburg is served by the trains of the Hamburg S-Bahn.

The station is managed by DB Station&Service.[1]


In 1983, the underground station for the Hamburg S-Bahn was opened.[2]


Station Hamburg-Harburg (in the foreground: track 5) in 2005

The railway tracks and platforms for the main are at-grade and the S-Bahn tracks are crossing in the first underground station on the line S3 and S31 coming from central station.[2]

Train services[edit]

The following services currently call at the station:[3]

  • Intercity Express services (ICE 42) Hamburg - Bremen - Münster - Dortmund - Wuppertal - Köln - Frankfurt - Stuttgart - Ulm - München
  • EuroCity services (EC 7) Hamburg - Bremen - Münster - Dortmund - Düsseldorf - Köln - Bonn - Karlsruhe - Freiburg - Basel - Zürich - Chur
  • Intercity services (IC 30) Hamburg - Bremen - Münster - Essen - Düsseldorf - Köln - Bonn - Stuttgart
  • Intercity services (IC 31) Hamburg - Bremen - Münster - Dortmund - Wuppertal - Köln - Bonn - Frankfurt
  • Night train service (City Night Line) Hamburg - Hanover - Augsburg - Munich
  • Night train service (City Night Line) Hamburg - Hanover - Karlsruhe - Freiburg im Breisgau - Basel - Zurich
  • Night train service (EuroNight) Hamburg - NurembergLinzVienna
  • Regional services RE 3 Hamburg - Lüneburg - Uelzen
  • Regional services RE 4 Bremen - Rotenburg - Tostedt - Buchholz - Hamburg
  • Regional services RE 5 Cuxhaven - Otterndorf - Stade - Hamburg
  • Local services RB 31 Hamburg-Harburg - Lüneburg
  • Local services RB 41 Bremen - Rotenburg - Tostedt - Buchholz - Hamburg
Preceding station   Deutsche Bahn   Following station
ICE 25
towards Munich Hbf
towards Münster Hbf
ICE 42
towards Munich Hbf
IC 26
towards Karlsruhe Hbf
IC/EC 30
towards Stuttgart Hbf
IC/EC 31
towards Passau Hbf
Preceding station   Hamburg-Köln-Express   Following station
towards Köln Hbf
Preceding station   Metronom   Following station
RE 3
toward Uelzen
RE 4
toward Bremen Hbf
RE 5
toward Cuxhaven
Terminus RB 31
toward Lüneburg
RB 41
toward Bremen Hbf
Preceding station   Hamburg S-Bahn   Following station
toward Pinneberg
S3Hamburg S3.svg
toward Stade
toward Altona
S31Hamburg S31.svg
toward Neugraben

Long distance[edit]

The ICE line 25 to Munich calls Hamburg-Harburg. The ICE trains are run by the German railway company Deutsche Bahn.[citation needed]

Regional trains[edit]

Among other regional trains the regional lines R50 from Cuxhaven, R40 from Bremen, R41 from Soltau and R30 from Lüneburg are calling the station. The regional lines continue toward Hamburg central station.[citation needed]

Rapid transit[edit]

The lines S3 and S31 come from the South-Western quarters and Stade continue via central station toward Pinneberg or Altona in the North-West.[4]


There is a bus station for several bus lines in front of the railway station.[5]


There are parking places and places to lock a bicycle. Several shops are located in the station. For the main line railway is station personnel present for ticket sale, information and service for handicapped persons, because the highest step is 5 centimetres (2.0 in). There are lockboxes, toilets, and SOS and information telephones.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Liste Bahnhofskategorie 2008 (pdf), DB Station&Service AG, Köthener Straße 2, 10963 Berlin (2008) Accessed August 8, 2008 (in German)
  2. ^ a b Borchers, Jan; Heimann, Martin; Pischek, Wolfgang (2002), Die Hamburg S-Bahn (in German), Munich: GeraMond, p. 52, ISBN 3-7654-7191-7 
  3. ^ Timetables for Hamburg-Harburg station (in German)
  4. ^ Rapid Transit/Regional Rail (PDF), Hamburger Verkehrsverbund, 2008-12-14, retrieved 2009-03-26 
  5. ^ a b DB-Konzern Harburg (in German), Deutsche Bahn, 2009, retrieved 2009-03-26 

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 53°27′22″N 9°59′30″E / 53.45611°N 9.99167°E / 53.45611; 9.99167