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from Hamburg to Leeuwarden

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Leeuwarden

distanceDistance175 miles (282 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 4 h 36 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€19) • 4 h 36 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 175 miles (282 km) by bus or train between Hamburg and Leeuwarden. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 36 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Leeuwarden.

Travel Tips

Travel from Hamburg to Leeuwarden
Travel to Leeuwarden 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 Leeuwarden.
Is cross-border travel to Leeuwarden, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany currently allowed?

International travel from Hamburg, Germany to Leeuwarden, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Leeuwarden if traveling from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

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

What measures do I need to follow in Leeuwarden, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/22/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Leeuwarden from Hamburg.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Hamburg, Germany from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for returning to Hamburg, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Hamburg, Germany from Leeuwarden, Netherlands?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Hamburg from Leeuwarden?

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/24/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Hamburg from Leeuwarden here.

How do I reach Leeuwarden from Hamburg?

There are 2 ways to get from Hamburg to Leeuwarden: bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Leeuwarden?

The cheapest way to go to Leeuwarden from Hamburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $24 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Leeuwarden:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Leeuwarden, which costs on average $24 (€19) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way from Hamburg to Leeuwarden?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Leeuwarden is by train with an average journey time of 4 h 36 min.

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

In comparison, going by bus can take 0 h 0 min   on average.

How many miles from Hamburg to Leeuwarden would I travel?

Leeuwarden is approximately 175 miles (282 km) away from Hamburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Leeuwarden is:

  • 10 trains per day.

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

When traveling from Hamburg to Leeuwarden, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Leeuwarden?

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

  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Leeuwarden.
Which travel companies can take me from Hamburg to Leeuwarden?

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Leeuwarden by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Hamburg to Leeuwarden for $24 (€19).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Leeuwarden. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Leeuwarden tickets on Omio for $24 (€19).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Leeuwarden?
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Leeuwarden don't make Leeuwarden their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Leeuwarden are Amsterdam, Groningen or Sneek, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Leeuwarden to any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I purchase my Hamburg to Leeuwarden one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $24 (€19) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $24 (€19) one way.

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


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
Hamburg Hbf

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