How to travel from Hamburg to Paderborn

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from Hamburg to Paderborn

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

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

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Paderborn

distanceDistance138 miles (223 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$24 - $12
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $12 (€10) • 4 h 55 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€21) • 3 h 12 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train or bus to travel 138 miles (223 km) from Hamburg to Paderborn. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Hamburg to Paderborn.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Hamburg to Paderborn

Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus will get you between Hamburg and Paderborn at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Paderborn travel.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

      FAQs: Travel from Hamburg to Paderborn

      FAQs: Travel to Paderborn 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 Paderborn.

      There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Paderborn: train or bus.

      The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Paderborn is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Paderborn:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a flight, which average ticket prices of ().

      Taking a bus costs $13 (€11) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $24 (€21).

      The fastest way from Hamburg to Paderborn is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 12 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Paderborn that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 4 h 55 min of travel time.

      The distance is approximately 138 miles (223 km) from Hamburg to Paderborn.

      The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Paderborn is:

      • Around 1 bus per day.
      • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

      • Most travelers who buy a bus ticket from Hamburg to Paderborn depart from Hamburg, Zentraler Omnibusbahnhof to Paderborn, Hauptbahnhof.
      • Most travelers take a flight from Hamburg Airport to Paderborn Lippstadt Airport.
      • Most travelers board their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Paderborn Hbf.

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

      • You can go to Paderborn from Hamburg by bus with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus or Infobus. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $12 (€10) with FlixBus from Hamburg to Paderborn on Omio.
      • You can travel by train to Paderborn from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn, Metronom or FlixTrain, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Paderborn tickets for $24 (€21) on Omio.

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

      • You can check for a direct bus to Paderborn with FlixBus with 1 direct bus per day.

      Direct services to Paderborn 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.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Hamburg to Paderborn often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Munich, Berlin, Paris, Amsterdam or Düsseldorf. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Hamburg and Paderborn itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paderborn and any of these top destinations today!

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