How to travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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

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The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn
08:08AM6h06
Amsterdam Centraal
02:14PMHamburg Hbf
$891One-way
4 transfers
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
08:08AM6h06
Amsterdam Centraal
02:14PMHamburg Hbf
$891One-way
4 transfers
Fastest
KLM Cityhopper
06:55AM1h00
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
07:55AMHamburg Airport (HAM)
$8191One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:07AM6h07
Amsterdam Centraal
02:14PMHamburg Hbf
$1411One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:59AM5h15
Amsterdam Centraal
03:14PMHamburg Hbf
$1561One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:59AM5h15
Amsterdam Centraal
01:14PMHamburg Hbf
$1561One-way
1 transfer
KLM
08:05AM9h10
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
05:15PMHamburg Airport (HAM)
$3381One-way
1 transfer
Air France
11:35AM5h40
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
05:15PMHamburg Airport (HAM)
$4201One-way
1 transfer
Air France
09:30AM7h45
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
05:15PMHamburg Airport (HAM)
$4201One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Hamburg

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$29 - $92
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $92 (€80) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 228 miles (368 km) by bus, train or flight to Hamburg from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

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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Find the best route from Amsterdam to Hamburg with FlixBus, Eurowings and BlaBlaCar Bus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular route has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Amsterdam to Hamburg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam: Economy and Business.

        FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg

        FAQs: Travel to Hamburg easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
        FAQs

        There are 3 ways to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg: bus, train or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Amsterdam is by taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Amsterdam to Hamburg:

        A bus is $63 (€55) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $92 (€80) from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

        Taking a bus costs $15 (€13) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $43 (€38).

        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 take longer:

        Taking a bus requires on average 5 h 25 min of travel time.

        Getting to Hamburg by train takes 5 h 10 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Hamburg is:

        • Around 5 buses per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof.
        • Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg most often leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
        • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

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

        • You can go to Hamburg from Amsterdam by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Movelia. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Omio.
        • You can take a flight from Amsterdam to Hamburg with Eurowings, KLM Cityhopper, KLM, Lufthansa, Lufthansa Cityline (2), airmax, Air France or Austrian Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $92 (€80) with Eurowings from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
        • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Metronom. Cheap tickets can be found for $43 (€38) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

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

        • 5 direct buses per day with FlixBus.

        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 from Amsterdam to Hamburg.

        Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Hamburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Copenhagen, Paris or Stockholm. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.
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