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from Essen to Hamburg

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

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Tue
Jan 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$144Tuifly
Wed
Jan 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$126Eurowings
Thu
Jan 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$138Eurowings
Fri
Jan 28
$20FlixTrain
$114Eurowings
Sat
Jan 29
$20FlixTrain
$261KLM
Sun
Jan 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$78Eurowings
Mon
Jan 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$126Tuifly
Tue
Feb 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$108Eurowings
Wed
Feb 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$102Eurowings
Thu
Feb 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$96Eurowings
Fri
Feb 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$90Eurowings
Sat
Feb 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$196Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$78Eurowings
Mon
Feb 7
$12FlixTrain
$102Eurowings
Tue
Feb 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$48Eurowings
Wed
Feb 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$72Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
$12FlixTrain
$72Eurowings Europe
Fri
Feb 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$78Eurowings
Sat
Feb 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$52Eurowings
Sun
Feb 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
$66Eurowings

Travel Information between Essen and Hamburg

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $52
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 2 h 53 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $52 (€43) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 193 miles (311 km) by flight or train from Essen to Hamburg. 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 train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Hamburg.

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FAQs

What are the ways to get from Essen to Hamburg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel from Essen to Hamburg. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Essen to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to travel to Hamburg from Essen is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is $30 (€25) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Essen to Hamburg costing on average $52 (€43).

What is the fastest way to get from Essen to Hamburg?

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

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 53 min.

How far is it from Essen to Hamburg?

The distance from Essen to Hamburg is approximately 193 miles (311 km).

When traveling to Hamburg from Essen, where do I depart from Essen and where do I arrive in Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Essen to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by plane between Essen and Hamburg with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Essen to Hamburg tickets for $52 (€43) on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Essen and Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Essen to Hamburg tickets for $22 (€18) on Omio.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Essen to Hamburg?

Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, 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 book Essen to Hamburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $52 (€43) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $22 (€18) one way for this trip.

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