How to travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam

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from Hamburg to Amsterdam

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

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The best way to travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
11:45AM6h45
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
06:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$521One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:00PM6h10
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
03:10AMAmsterdam, Centraal Station
$461One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
KLM Cityhopper
12:30PM1h05
Hamburg Airport (HAM)
01:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$7341One-way
0 transfers
Other options
FlixTrain
03:01PM7h24
Hamburg
10:25PMAmsterdam, Arena
$761One-way
1 transfer
FlixTrain
02:48PM7h37
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf
10:25PMAmsterdam, Arena
$761One-way
1 transfer
FlixTrain
03:01PM7h49
Hamburg
10:50PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$761One-way
1 transfer
FlixBus
09:30AM7h15
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
04:45PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$581One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
08:15AM7h20
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
03:35PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$581One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:15PM6h45
Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof
08:00PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$521One-way
0 transfers
Air France
06:00AM7h10
Hamburg Airport (HAM)
01:10PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$3031One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:00AM4h00
Hamburg Airport (HAM)
10:00AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$3811One-way
1 transfer
Air France
06:00AM4h40
Hamburg Airport (HAM)
10:40AMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$3801One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information to Amsterdam from Hamburg

distanceDistance228 miles (368 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$41 - $29
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $29 (€25) • 5 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $81 (€70) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 228 miles (368 km) by bus, train or flight to Amsterdam from Hamburg. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

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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Travel on Eurowings, BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus travel between Hamburg and Amsterdam at great prices. Omio finds you travel times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of travel services in Germany, making on average 40,000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your travel between Hamburg and Amsterdam. DB uses different types of travel such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      Austrian Airlines is Austria’s leading airline and you can choose between Economy Class or Business Class for your next travel to Amsterdam from Hamburg.

        FAQs: Travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam

        FAQs: 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.
        FAQs

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

        The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Hamburg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $29 (€25).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Hamburg to Amsterdam:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

        A bus is $52 (€45) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Amsterdam costing on average $81 (€70).

        Taking a bus costs $12 (€10) less than taking a train, which costs on average $41 (€35) for the same trip.

        The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 5 h 40 min on average.

        Getting to Amsterdam by train takes 5 h 15 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Amsterdam is:

        • 5 buses per day.

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

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

        • Most travelers board their bus from Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk).
        • Most travelers board their plane from Hamburg Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
        • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

        • You can travel from Hamburg to Amsterdam by bus with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Movelia. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€25) with FlixBus from Hamburg to Amsterdam.
        • You can go to Amsterdam from Hamburg by plane with Eurowings, KLM Cityhopper, KLM, Lufthansa, airmax, Lufthansa Cityline (2), Transavia Airlines, Austrian Airlines, Air France, avion express or Eurowings Europe. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $81 (€70) with Eurowings from Hamburg to Amsterdam on Omio.
        • You can travel by train from Hamburg to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Hamburg to Amsterdam tickets for $41 (€35) on Omio.

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

        • 5 direct buses per day 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 between Hamburg and 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, Brussels, Berlin, London or Barcelona. If you're looking to explore Paris, Brussels, Berlin, London or Barcelona from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
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