You can get from Amsterdam to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Sep 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||228 miles (368 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$29 - $107|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $29 (€23) • 5 h 25 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $107 (€85) • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 228 miles (368 km) by flight, bus or train to Hamburg from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
Flying is the quickest method of traveling between Amsterdam and Hamburg, while taking the train or bus have similar travel times of approximately 5.5 hours.
Return trips from Hamburg to Amsterdam are also available.
There are 6 direct daily buses from Amsterdam to Hamburg operated by Flixbus, along with one Eurolines departure. Journeys are spread out from around 7:00 a.m. until just after 11:00 p.m. with travel times of approximately 7 hours. The Eurolines bus departs from Amsterdam Amstel while the other routes leave from Sloterdijk Bus Station. All journeys terminate at Hamburg ZOB.
Deutsche Bahn trains from Amsterdam to Hamburg involve a transfer at Osnabruck and journey times of just over 5 hours. There are 9 departures a day starting at just after 5:00 a.m. and finishing at around 6:30 p.m. Three later trains involve an overnight journey. Trains run from Amsterdam Centraal to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof both of which have convenient city center locations with easy access by foot to tourist attractions or good links to public transport networks. Taxis are available at both stations.
There are 9 non-stop flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg per day offered by Easyjet and KLM. The first flight departs from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport at around 7:00 a.m. while the last takes off at just before 7:00 p.m. Flights land at either Hannover or Bremen Airports, both between one and two hour's journey from Hamburg giving overall journey times of between 6 and 7 hours. The onward journey between the airports and Hamburg city center is made by train, bus, taxi or car rental.
International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/21/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your upcoming trip to Hamburg from Amsterdam.
The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:
You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 9/19/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.
There are 3 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Hamburg. You can take a flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€23) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:
A bus is $77 (€62) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Hamburg costing on average $107 (€85).
Taking a bus is usually $6 (€5) less than taking a train to Hamburg, which costs on average $35 (€28) for the same trip.
The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.
Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 25 min on average.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 47 min.
The Amsterdam to Hamburg distance is around 228 miles (368 km).
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Hamburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Amsterdam to Hamburg as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Hamburg:
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