How to travel from Flensburg to Hamburg

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from Flensburg to Hamburg

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

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To get from Flensburg to Hamburg on Oct 06 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:31AMFlensburg2h17 10:48AMHamburg Hbf
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08:31AMFlensburg2h17 10:48AMHamburg Hbf
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01:15PMFlensburg1h56 03:11PMHamburg Altona
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04:09PMFlensburg1h53 06:02PMHamburg Hbf
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12:09PMFlensburg1h58 02:07PMHamburg Hbf
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Travel Information from Flensburg to Hamburg

distanceDistance86 miles (139 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $37
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $30 (€29) • 2 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $37 (€36) • 1 h 53 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight, ferry or train to travel 86 miles (139 km) from Flensburg to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 53 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€29). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Flensburg to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Flensburg to Hamburg

Travel Tips: 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 Flensburg to Hamburg.

There are 4 travel options from Flensburg to Hamburg: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to get from Flensburg to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $30 (€29) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a bus is about $7 (€7) less than taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€36) for this trip.

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Flensburg is by train with an average travel time of 1 h 53 min.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 30 min   of travel time.

The distance is approximately 86 miles (139 km) from Flensburg to Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Flensburg to Hamburg is:

  • Around 4 buses per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Flensburg, Bahnhof and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers who book a train ticket from Flensburg to Hamburg depart from Flensburg to Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Flensburg to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $30 (€29).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Hamburg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Flensburg to Hamburg for $37 (€36).

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

  • You can take a direct bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 4 direct buses per day.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn with 15 direct trains per day.

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 Flensburg to Hamburg.

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

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

  • A bus ticket costs $30 (€29) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $37 (€36) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Flensburg 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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