How to travel from Bologna to Hamburg

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from Bologna to Hamburg

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

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To get from Bologna to Hamburg on Feb 02 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

03:50PMBologna Centrale14h52 06:42AMHamburg Hbf
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11:52AMBologna Centrale13h45 01:37AMHamburg Hbf
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07:45AMBologna Centrale13h14 08:59PMHamburg Hbf
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06:30AMBologna Airport10h40 05:10PMHamburg Airport
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Travel Information between Bologna and Hamburg

distanceDistance629 miles (1014 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$85 - $209
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $85 (€74) • 21 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $209 (€182) • 9 h 55 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 629 miles (1014 km) from Bologna to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 9 h 55 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $85 (€74). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Vueling or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Bologna to Hamburg.

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FAQs

International travel from Bologna, Italy to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Italy?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 1/24/23; 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 between Bologna and Hamburg.

The current restriction level for returning to Bologna, Italy from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Bologna, Italy from Hamburg, Germany?

Reentering Italy is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Bologna from Hamburg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Bologna, Italy regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Italy must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/9/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Bologna from Hamburg here.

There are 4 ways to get from Bologna to Hamburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Bologna is by taking a bus, which costs on average $85 (€74).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $124 (€108) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $209 (€182) from Bologna to Hamburg.

Taking a bus is about $7 (€6) less than taking a train, which costs on average $92 (€80) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Hamburg from Bologna is by flight, which takes on average 9 h 55 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 21 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 17 h 27 min.

The distance from Bologna to Hamburg is approximately 629 miles (1014 km).

The average frequency per day from Bologna to Hamburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Bologna, Piaza XX Settembre and tend to arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Flights mostly leave from Bologna Airport and tend to arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains mostly leave from Bologna Centrale and tend to arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus to Hamburg from Bologna with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Bologna to Hamburg tickets for $85 (€74) on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane between Bologna and Hamburg with Vueling, and you can find Vueling Bologna to Hamburg tickets for $209 (€182) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Bologna to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $92 (€80) with Deutsche Bahn from Bologna to Hamburg.

Yes, there are direct routes from Bologna to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can travel directly by bus with.
  • You can travel directly by plane with.
  • You can book a direct train with.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Bologna to Hamburg? Many Omio customers who go from Bologna 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.

Before traveling from Bologna 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 is costing on average $85 (€74) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $209 (€182) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $92 (€80) one way.

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

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