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from Amsterdam to Hamburg

You can get from Amsterdam to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Jun 25 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:05PMAmsterdam Centraal6h11 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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$341One-way
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06:05PMAmsterdam Centraal6h11 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
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$341One-way
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09:00AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk6h45 03:45PMHamburg
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$391One-way
04:46PMAmsterdam Centraal5h28 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
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$561One-way
05:05PMAmsterdam Centraal6h11 11:16PMHamburg Hbf
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$521One-way

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Thu
Jun 24
$34Deutsche Bahn
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$348Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jun 25
$30Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$348Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
Jun 26
$28Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$345KLM
Sun
Jun 27
$28Deutsche Bahn
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$288KLM
Mon
Jun 28
$28Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$288KLM
Tue
Jun 29
$28Deutsche Bahn
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$242KLM
Wed
Jun 30
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$242KLM
Thu
Jul 1
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$242KLM
Fri
Jul 2
$28Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$205KLM
Sat
Jul 3
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$205KLM
Sun
Jul 4
Find prices
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$205KLM
Mon
Jul 5
$28Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$205KLM
Tue
Jul 6
Find prices
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$175KLM
Wed
Jul 7
$28Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$175KLM
Thu
Jul 8
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$175KLM
Fri
Jul 9
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$175KLM
Sat
Jul 10
$25FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$149KLM
Sun
Jul 11
$28Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$149KLM
Mon
Jul 12
$28Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$149KLM
Tue
Jul 13
$28Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$149KLM
Wed
Jul 14
$28Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$128KLM

Travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg: Journey Details

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.

How to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg, 80,37% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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.

Trains from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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.

Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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.

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FAQs
Does Germany have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Hamburg from Amsterdam?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany is: Restricted.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Hamburg from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Hamburg, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 6/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany?

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from Germany?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 6/23/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Hamburg.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Hamburg: bus, flight or train.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

The distance from Amsterdam to Hamburg is approximately 228 miles (368 km).

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Hamburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Hamburg:

  • Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg most often leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Hamburg:

  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $194 (€150) with KLM from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Amsterdam by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $26 (€20) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Omio.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Amsterdam by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€23) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Omio.
Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

Yes, there are direct services available from Amsterdam to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM.
  • You can purchase a direct bus with Flixbus.
  • You'll find direct trains with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Hamburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Amsterdam and Hamburg.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Amsterdam to Hamburg?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Hamburg often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Hamburg itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Hamburg and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book Amsterdam to Hamburg tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Hamburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets cost on average $194 (€150) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $26 (€20) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $30 (€23) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Amsterdam to Hamburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

How do I get from Amsterdam to Hamburg the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $26 (€20) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is $169 (€130) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Hamburg costing on average $194 (€150).

Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $30 (€23) for this journey.

What is the quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

The quickest way to travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 6 h 23 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 6 h 6 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Hamburg
Amsterdam City Centre
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 51, 52, 53, 54<br>Bus lines 18, 21, 22, 32, 33, 34, 35, 42, 43<br>Tram lines 1, 2, 4, 5, 9, 13, 16, 17, 24, 26
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.
Amsterdam Sloterdijk
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