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from Amsterdam to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Hamburg on Sep 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:08PMAmsterdam Centraal6h08 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
4 changes
$351One-way
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06:08PMAmsterdam Centraal6h08 12:16AMHamburg Hbf
4 changes
$351One-way
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03:08PMAmsterdam Centraal6h06 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
4 changes
$501One-way
05:10PMAmsterdam Centraal5h04 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$571One-way
03:05PMAmsterdam Centraal6h09 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
3 changes
$501One-way

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Wed
Sep 22
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$230Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$230Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$35Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$358KLM
Sun
Sep 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Mon
Sep 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$193Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$93Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$93Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$255KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$35Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$131Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$93Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$185KLM
Fri
Oct 8
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$218KLM
Sun
Oct 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Mon
Oct 11
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Tue
Oct 12
$35Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$93Eurowings

Travel Information to Hamburg from Amsterdam

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $107
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€23) • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $107 (€85) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, 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.

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
What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Hamburg, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg if traveling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

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.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

How do I reach Hamburg from Amsterdam?

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

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

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.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

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.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Hamburg is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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.

What are the departure and arrival points in Amsterdam and 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 to Hamburg from Amsterdam by flight with Eurowings. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $107 (€85) with Eurowings from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
  • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€23) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
  • You can travel between Amsterdam and Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $35 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
Where should I go next after I travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Hamburg? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Hamburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich from Hamburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book tickets from Amsterdam to Hamburg online for 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 are costing $107 (€85) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $29 (€23) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $35 (€28) one way.

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.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Hamburg
Amsterdam City Centre
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Amsterdam Centraal
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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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