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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 Jan 26 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:30AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h00 09:30AMHamburg Airport
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$6701One-way
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08:40PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h05 09:45PMHamburg Airport
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01:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol1h05 02:10PMHamburg Airport
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Thu
Jan 27
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$532KLM
Fri
Jan 28
$38Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$361KLM
Sat
Jan 29
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$361KLM
Sun
Jan 30
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$361KLM
Mon
Jan 31
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$305KLM
Tue
Feb 1
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$305KLM
Wed
Feb 2
$33Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$305KLM
Thu
Feb 3
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$258KLM
Fri
Feb 4
$38Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$258KLM
Sat
Feb 5
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$258KLM
Sun
Feb 6
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$219KLM
Mon
Feb 7
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$219KLM
Tue
Feb 8
$33Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$219KLM
Wed
Feb 9
$33Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$219KLM
Thu
Feb 10
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$219KLM
Fri
Feb 11
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$188KLM
Sat
Feb 12
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$188KLM
Sun
Feb 13
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$188KLM
Mon
Feb 14
$33Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$188KLM

Travel Information between Amsterdam and Hamburg

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $136
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 6 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $136 (€113) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 228 miles (368 km) to Hamburg from Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, Swiss or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

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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

Am I allowed to travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Amsterdam?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Hamburg from Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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 1/24/22. 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 reach Hamburg from Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is $112 (€93) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Hamburg costing on average $136 (€113).

Taking a bus is about $4 (€3) less than taking a train, which costs on average $28 (€23) for this trip.

What is the fastest way to travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam?

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 6 h 45 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 6 min.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

Hamburg is approximately 228 miles (368 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there to Hamburg from Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Hamburg is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Hamburg from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and in Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Hamburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Hamburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Amsterdam to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).
  • Swiss can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Swiss from Amsterdam to Hamburg for $136 (€113) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Hamburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Hamburg for $28 (€23) on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

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

  • You can find around 6 direct trains per day and travel 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 to Hamburg from Amsterdam.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Hamburg from Amsterdam ends?

Many of our customers traveling from Amsterdam to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy tickets to Hamburg from Amsterdam online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $136 (€113) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $28 (€23) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.