How to travel from Hamburg to Bamberg

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from Hamburg to Bamberg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Bamberg on Aug 15 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:27AMHamburg Hbf4h48 10:15AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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12:25AMHamburg Hbf7h51 08:16AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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05:35PMHamburg Hbf4h53 10:28PMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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03:36PMHamburg Hbf4h39 08:15PMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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06:28PMHamburg Hbf7h21 01:49AMBamberg, Bahnhofsvorplatz/Ludwigstraße
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Travel Information to Bamberg from Hamburg

distanceDistance256 miles (413 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$53 - $317
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $53 (€49) • 8 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $317 (€294) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 256 miles (413 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train from Hamburg to Bamberg. 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 $53 (€49). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Bamberg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Bamberg

Travel to Bamberg 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 Bamberg.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Bamberg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $53 (€49) compared to other travel options to Bamberg:

A bus is generally $264 (€245) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $317 (€294) from Hamburg to Bamberg.

A bus is generally $5 (€5) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $58 (€54) from Hamburg to Bamberg.

The quickest way to travel from Hamburg to Bamberg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 8 h 55 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 4 h 31 min.

You should expect to travel around 256 miles (413 km) between Hamburg and Bamberg.

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Bamberg is:

  • 10 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Hamburg and Bamberg 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 Hamburg to Bamberg:

  • Most travelers take a bus from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 to Bamberg, Bahnhof (Brennerstraße).
  • Most travelers catch their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Bamberg, Bahnhof.

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

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bamberg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Hamburg to Bamberg tickets on Omio for $53 (€49).
  • Lufthansa can take you to Bamberg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Hamburg to Bamberg for $317 (€294).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Bamberg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Bamberg tickets on Omio for $58 (€54).
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Bamberg don't make Bamberg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Bamberg are Nuremberg, Munich or Berlin, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Bamberg to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • A bus ticket for this trip costs on average $53 (€49) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $317 (€294) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $58 (€54) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Bamberg 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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