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Flight Information between Cologne and Hamburg

distanceDistance223 miles (360 km)
durationAverage flight duration1 h 5 min
priceAverage plane ticket price$235 (€191)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesEurowings, Germanwings, Air Berlin or Lufthansa

Flights from Cologne to Hamburg cover the 223 miles (360 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 5 min with our travel partners like Eurowings, Germanwings, Air Berlin or Lufthansa. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $235 (€191), you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as $166 (€135). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne/Bonn Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa flights from Cologne to Hamburg

Travel between Cologne and Hamburg from $166 (€135) with Omio’s flight partners Eurowings and Lufthansa! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.

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Eurowings is Germany's leading low-cost airline and offers a choice of Smart, Best and BIZclass fares for your next flight from Cologne to Hamburg.

Eurowings is one of the best options when traveling by plane from Cologne to Hamburg. Omio quickly shows you current Eurowings flight schedules for the Cologne - Hamburg route and makes it easier than ever for you to buy plane tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Cologne and Hamburg is around 223 miles (360 km) and the cheapest Eurowings one-way ticket you can book starts at $178 (€145). As you check the latest Cologne to Hamburg flight schedule from Eurowings for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Hamburg safely. If you search for Eurowings tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect Eurowings ticket between Cologne and Hamburg so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!

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Cologne to Hamburg Flights: An Overview

Hamburg is among the phenomenal cities in Germany famed for its beautiful historic architecture, attractive nature and inviting restaurants. Hamburg has a well-developed air transport network connecting it to other major cities in Europe. It is no surprise that lots of people from Cologne book flights to this beautiful city. The average distance between Cologne and Hamburg is 360 kilometers. With several airlines offering flight services, it is easy and convenient to find flights from Cologne to Hamburg. Direct flights from Cologne to Hamburg can complete the route in as little as one hour five minutes. Connecting flights may take more time depending on the stopover duration and the time spent waiting at the transfer airport.

Which airlines fly from Cologne to Hamburg?

The airlines that schedule Cologne to Hamburg flights include Germanwings, Eurowings, TUIfly, British Airways, Lufthansa and Lufthansa Cityline. Eurowings are the sole providers of direct flights between the two cities, with between five and seven direct flights per day. All other airlines operate indirect connections.

How long is the flight from Cologne to Hamburg?

The flights from Cologne to Hamburg is not a long one, with direct flights taking just one hour five minutes. The shortest indirect route is the Lufthansa service traveling via Munich which takes just three hours 15 minutes. The flight time of connecting services depends on the airline chosen and the wait time at the transfer airport. Passenger must be sure to check their schedule in advance to ensure they do not incur any long transfer times.

How many flights are there from Cologne to Hamburg?

Given the relatively high number of airlines operating between Cologne and Hamburg, the frequency of flights is high. Passengers can expect between five and seven direct flights from Cologne to Hamburg each day operated by Eurowings. Including indirect options, there are over 30 flights per day. Departures are spread throughout the day, giving passengers flexibility when planning their travel.

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from Cologne to Hamburg?

Departure Airport: Airplanes heading to Hamburg, Germany from Cologne depart from the Cologne Bonn Airport also referred to as Konrad Adenauer airport. The airport is located 15 kilometers south east of Cologne city center and 16 kilometers north east of Bonn. Travelers can quickly get to the airport via local buses that operate from Cologne and Bonn to the airport in a journey that takes about 30 minutes. Trains including the S-Bahn line S13 and regional train line RE8 connect to the airport with an hourly frequency. The facilities and services at this airport include ATMs, shops, restaurants, duty-free shops, free WiFi access, baggage services, car rentals, and information counters. 

Arrival Airport: Airplanes from Cologne to Hamburg arrive at the Hamburg Airport, also known as Flughafen Hamburg in German. The airport is located 8.5 kilometers north of the city center and serves more than 17 million passengers annually. Visitors can conveniently travel from the airport to the city center via S-Bahn S1 trains that leave the airport every ten minutes. The airport has car and bus shuttle services linking the airport and the city in just 20 minutes. Some of the facilities available at the airport include free WiFi areas, a pharmacy, showers, toilets, Airline Lounges, VAT refund facilities, currency exchange, and duty-free shops.

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FAQs
How much do cheap flights from Cologne to Hamburg cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Cologne to Hamburg flights for as little as $166 (€135)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the flight to Hamburg from Cologne on average?
The flight price between Cologne and Hamburg is on average $235 (€191)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Cologne to Hamburg by plane?
The flight distance from Cologne to Hamburg is around 223 miles (360 km).
How long is a flight to Hamburg from Cologne on average?
The Cologne to Hamburg flight duration is on average 1 h 5 min, which is to be expected when traveling 223 miles (360 km) to Hamburg from Cologne. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure airport in Cologne and arrival airport in Hamburg?

Omio customers traveling this route book their cheap flights from Cologne/Bonn Airport   to Hamburg Airport   most frequently.

Where do I find the Cologne airport for the flight to Hamburg? Where is the Hamburg airport?

You can find the most popular departure airport for this journey, Cologne/Bonn Airport, located approximately 8 miles (13 km) from the city center of Cologne. The most popular arrival airport in Hamburg, called Hamburg Airport, is located around 4 miles (7 km) away from its city center. To reach the city center of Hamburg from Hamburg Airport, check what taxi services, airport shuttle services or public transit options are available.

Which airlines should I travel with from Cologne to Hamburg?
When taking a flight from Cologne to Hamburg, you can count on Eurowings, Germanwings, Air Berlin or Lufthansa for the best way to get you to Hamburg. You can also check all possible airlines who offer a service between Cologne and Hamburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a plane ticket.
Is there a direct flight from Cologne to Hamburg?
Yes, you can search for direct flights from Cologne to Hamburg on Omio with Eurowings, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct flight services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your plane ticket.
What are the first and last departure flight times from Cologne to Hamburg?
The earliest flight for this trip departs from Cologne at 4: 40 AM. The last flight leaves from Cologne at 6: 45 PM. Check Omio for the latest flight schedule from Cologne to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Cologne to Hamburg plane tickets to get the best deals?
You can find flights to Hamburg from Cologne to cost on average $235 (€191) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying plane tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Cologne to Hamburg flight generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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