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).

Whether you plan your holiday on Germany’s coasts, in Scandinavia, the Swiss Alps, in France or Italy: With the BTE AutoReiseZug between Hamburg and Loerrach you can look forward to a relaxed and safe journey over night – with your vehicle in your luggage and make the best of your holiday from the first to the last minute.

Want to make a direct booking? Here’s the online booking.

The BTE AutoReiseZug starts it´s 4th season. You can start your summer holiday planning for 2020 now.

Your traveldays
For your planning you can chose from 128 traveldays in total.
Especially in the summer season, we offer an attractive amount of travels days for you to choose from for your holiday plannings.

Your planning safety
Especially in the holiday season, the trains are fully booked quickly.
Therefore we recommend to early bookings to secure a place for your desired travel day
All shown days until October 2020 can be booked already. The daily updated price for your chosen train is shown in the booking system at the end of the first booking page.

In season 2020 runs the BTE AutoReiseZug on the yellow marked traveldays

Your flexibility
With the FlexService you get more possibilities should something not work out as planned in your holiday planning.
You once can change your travelday free of charge to any other travelday, as long as places are available and only need to pay the difference for a more expensive travelday.
You benefit from more favorable cancellation conditions, should you not be able to use your booking at all.

We hope you now enjoy planning and booking your holiday and we look forward to welcoming you as our guest on board soon.

Here you can make your direct online booking

A pleasent 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. Spend a relaxing evening with us and let the traffic jams and long tunnel queues simply drift past you during the night.

Brochure with all necessary information

Loading and travel times
Hamburg-Altona -> Loerrach
Train number: 1797
Loading Hamburg-Altona: appr. 20:30 – 21:45
Departure Hamburg-Altona: appr. 21:59
Arrival Lorrach: appr. 08:30, afterwards loading

Loerrach -> Hamburg-Altona
Train number: 1796
Loading Lörrach: appr. 19:00 – 20:00
Departure Loerrach (platform 12): appr. 20:25/20:55
Arrival Hamburg-Altona: appr. 07:15, afterwards loading

The conditions of carriage apply for the use of the BTE AutoReiseZug (BTE ARZ BB).

General request/contact

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to contact us by phone at +49 (0) 911 – 240 388 – 22.
You can reach us Monday to Friday from 09:00 – 17:30
or at any time by e-mail at
If you can´t get in contact with us by phone personally we will call you back.