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from Hamburg to Amsterdam

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

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

09:15AMHamburg Hbf6h40 03:55PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:15AMHamburg Hbf6h40 03:55PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:46AMHamburg Hbf6h09 12:55PMAmsterdam Centraal
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12:30PMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf6h50 07:20PMAmsterdam
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09:46AMHamburg Hbf5h14 03:00PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Jan 23
$34Deutsche Bahn with connection
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 24
$32Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 25
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
Jan 26
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 27
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 28
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 29
$32Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 30
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Jan 31
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 1
$32Deutsche Bahn
Feb 2
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 3
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$216Lufthansa Cityline
Feb 4
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 5
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 6
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 7
$34Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 8
$28Deutsche Bahn
$149Lufthansa Cityline
Feb 9
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$149Lufthansa Cityline
Feb 10
$32Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
Feb 11
$32Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus

Travel Information to Amsterdam from Hamburg

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $140
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $24 (€20) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $140 (€116) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 228 miles (368 km) to Amsterdam from Hamburg. 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 $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are BlaBlaCar Bus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train 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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam

Travel to Amsterdam 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 Hamburg to Amsterdam.

What are the international travel restrictions for Netherlands due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Hamburg and Amsterdam?

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Hamburg and Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Hamburg, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/21/22. 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 reach Amsterdam from Hamburg?

There are 3 ways to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $24 (€20).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $116 (€96) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $140 (€116) for this journey.

A bus is generally $10 (€8) less than a train for the same route. Taking a train costs on average $34 (€28) from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

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

The fastest way from Hamburg to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 5 h 40 min   on average.

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

How far is it from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

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

How many services a day are there from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Amsterdam is:

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Flights mostly depart from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains most often depart from Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel between Hamburg and Amsterdam by bus with BlaBlaCar Bus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $24 (€20) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Hamburg by plane with KLM. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $140 (€116) with KLM from Hamburg to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $34 (€28) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

Is it possible to travel directly between Hamburg and Amsterdam?

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

  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to Amsterdam with.

Direct services to Amsterdam 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 route.

Where else should I travel to after my journey to Amsterdam from Hamburg ends?

Your trip from Hamburg to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’d like to add Paris, London or Brussels to your Hamburg to Amsterdam tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!

How far in advance should I book my Hamburg to Amsterdam one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Hamburg to Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€20) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $140 (€116) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $34 (€28) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Hamburg to Amsterdam online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.