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from Hamburg to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Amsterdam on Sep 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:46AMHamburg Hbf6h06 12:52PMAmsterdam Centraal
4 changes
$281One-way
Cheapest
06:46AMHamburg Hbf6h06 12:52PMAmsterdam Centraal
4 changes
$281One-way
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07:46AMHamburg Hbf5h14 01:00PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$501One-way
04:37AMHamburg Hbf6h15 10:52AMAmsterdam Centraal
4 changes
$351One-way
06:46AMHamburg Hbf6h09 12:55PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 changes
$351One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$50Deutsche Bahn
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$230Eurowings
Mon
Sep 20
$28Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$230Eurowings
Tue
Sep 21
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$193Eurowings
Wed
Sep 22
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$193Eurowings
Thu
Sep 23
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$155Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Sat
Sep 25
$35Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$285KLM
Sun
Sep 26
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$93Eurowings
Mon
Sep 27
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$193Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Wed
Sep 29
$28Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$28Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$106Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$155Eurowings
Sat
Oct 2
$28Deutsche Bahn
$40Flixbus
$261Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Mon
Oct 4
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$155Eurowings
Tue
Oct 5
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Wed
Oct 6
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Thu
Oct 7
$28Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Fri
Oct 8
$28Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$93Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$28Deutsche Bahn
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$129Swiss

Travel Information to Amsterdam from Hamburg

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $157
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€23) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $157 (€125) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 228 miles (368 km) from Hamburg to Amsterdam. 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

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Travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam: Journey Details

Traveling from Hamburg to Amsterdam will take passengers on a trip of some 465 kilometers. By plane it will take roughly 1 hour of flight time. Direct bus trips last a duration of 6 to 8 hours, while a train journey will take approximately 5 hours.

Return trips from Amsterdam to Hamburg are also available.

How to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam, 82,37% 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 Hamburg to Amsterdam 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 Hamburg to Amsterdam

Buses from Hamburg to Amsterdam are offered by Flixbus, Eurolines and Postbus and depart from the main Hbf bus station in Hamburg. The earliest bus available sets out at 1:15 a.m and is a direct service lasting 6 hours. The last service departs at exactly 10 p.m. Most services are direct but some may require a change in Duivendrecht station in Amsterdam. Buses depart regularly throughout the day, usually at 3 hour intervals.

Trains from Hamburg to Amsterdam

Trains from Hamburg to Amsterdam are provided exclusively by Deutsche Bahn. The train service runs from 5:45 a.m. and finishes at 11 p.m. Trains leave regularly throughout the daytime; however, there are fewer services during the early morning hours. All services employ at least one change to get passenger to their destination. The main transfer location is Osnabruck Hbf.

Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam

Germanwings, easyJet and KLM all offer direct flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam. Direct flights between these two cities usually take an hour. Indirect flight usually add 1 hour on to traveling time.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany currently allowed?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can travelers from Germany enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Amsterdam from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/14/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey to Amsterdam from Hamburg.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Hamburg, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Hamburg from Amsterdam.

How do I go from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

There are 3 travel options from Hamburg to Amsterdam: flight, bus or train.

How do I get from Hamburg to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€23) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A bus is $128 (€102) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Amsterdam costing on average $157 (€125).

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $35 (€28) for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 5 h 40 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 6 h 6 min.

How many miles from Hamburg to Amsterdam would I travel?

You should expect to travel around 228 miles (368 km) between Hamburg and Amsterdam.

How many services a day are there between Hamburg and Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Amsterdam is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Hamburg and Amsterdam 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 Hamburg and in Amsterdam?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel operators can get me to Amsterdam from Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel by plane from Hamburg to Amsterdam with Eurowings, and you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Amsterdam tickets for $157 (€125) on Omio.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Hamburg by bus with Flixbus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $29 (€23) with Flixbus from Hamburg to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Hamburg and Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Amsterdam tickets for $35 (€28) on Omio.
Is there a direct service from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM or Eurowings.
  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus.

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

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Hamburg to Amsterdam?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Amsterdam usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you're looking to explore Paris, London or Brussels from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I buy Hamburg to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $157 (€125) one way on average for this journey.
  • A bus ticket costs $29 (€23) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $35 (€28) one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Amsterdam 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Amsterdam
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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Hamburg Hbf
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Hamburg-Altona
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