BTE AutoReiseZug Hamburg – Loerrach

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Travelling with your own vehicle by train safe, comfortable and relaxed – is that possible?

It is! The BTE AutoReiseZug runs between Hamburg and Loerrach (near Basel at the swiss border). Plan now your stress-free journey for your holidays from north to south and vice versa. You can use the BTE AutoReiseZug all year round.

Detailed information you´ll find in the brochure

If you like to book directly – here’s the online booking

A pleasant trip for you and your vehicle!

The BTE AutoReiseZug preserves not only your peace of mind, but also your vehicle. That’s why it’s so popular with owners of classic cars. Motorcyclists also appreciate the advantages, with no unnecessary mileage and just the scenic tour itself.

BTE AutoReiseZug makes for a comfortable journey in every way

Would you prefer to travel in complete privacy
 with your own compartment? Or would you like
 to travel conveniently and economically in a compartment shared with others? Whether with children or alone, whether as a group or as passengers with reduced mobility, you’ll find just the right option among our comfort classes and services, which all share one thing in common: they’ll ensure you have a pleasant journey. You settle into your train compartment, with your vehicle and all your luggage securely stowed on the vehicle transport carrier. Let the traffic jams and long tunnel queues simply drift past you during the night. We would also be pleased to welcome you to our on-board restaurant. Spend a relaxed evening with us and enjoy
 a wide selection of food and drinks.

Plan your holiday 2018 – book the BTE AutoReiseZug

Whether you´re planning holidays in the far north or sunny south – with the relaxing way of travelling with the BTE AutoReiseZug you make the best of your holiday from the first to the last minute.

News for 2018 you profit from for your relaxing journey

More comfort: The sleeping wagons are replaced completely by higher quality wagons.
More sleeping wagons: Due to the high demand for bookings in the sleeping wagon two sleeping wagons will be available on each train next season.
Price reduction for motorbikes: The prices for the transport of motorbikes are reduced in all seasons. Bookings for motorbikes are now available from 99 euros.

You can make bookings for travel dates until October 2018 here.
We hope you now enjoy planning and booking your holiday.
Your BTE AutoReiseZug team

In 2018 the BTE AutoReiseZug runs on the following days

Bookings for the season 2019 will be available from end of August 2018.
As soon as the travel days are fixed they will be published here for your travel planning.

Departure- and Loading

Hamburg-Altona -> Lörrach

Train number: 1794
Loading Hamburg-Altona: 18:15 to 19:15
Departure Hamburg-Altona: 19:50
Arrival Loerrach: 08:30, afterwards loading

Lörrach -> Hamburg-Altona

Train number: 1796
Loading Loerach: 18:30 to 19:30
Departure Loerrach (platform 12): 20:00
Arrival Hamburg-Altona: 07:11, afterwards loading

Our Prices

The conditions of carriage apply for the use of the BTE AutoReiseZug (BTE ARZ BB), (pdf, german version only).

General request/contact

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us either by e-mail at or by phone at +49 (0) 911 – 240 388 – 22. You can get in contact with us personally from monday to friday from 09:00 to 19:00 and on saturday from 09:00 – 14:00.