How to travel from Heidelberg to Hamburg

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Travel Information between Heidelberg and Hamburg

distanceDistance293 miles (472 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$45 - $183
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $45 (€40) • 12 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $183 (€162) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 293 miles (472 km) by bus, flight or train between Heidelberg and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $45 (€40). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Heidelberg to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Heidelberg to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Hamburg 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 Heidelberg to Hamburg.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Heidelberg and Hamburg. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Heidelberg is by taking a bus, which costs on average $45 (€40).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is $138 (€122) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Heidelberg to Hamburg costing on average $183 (€162).

Taking a bus is about $17 (€15) less than taking a train, which costs on average $62 (€55) for this journey.

The quickest way to travel from Heidelberg to Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 12 h 10 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 5 h 1 min.

The Heidelberg to Hamburg distance is around 293 miles (472 km).

The average frequency per day from Heidelberg to Hamburg is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • Around 15 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers board their train from Heidelberg Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by plane from Heidelberg to Hamburg with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Heidelberg to Hamburg tickets for $183 (€162) on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Heidelberg to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $62 (€55) with Deutsche Bahn from Heidelberg to Hamburg.
Looking to extend your trip from Heidelberg to Hamburg? Many Omio customers who go from Heidelberg to Hamburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Copenhagen or Munich from Hamburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $45 (€40) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $183 (€162) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $62 (€55) one way.

But we recommend booking Heidelberg to Hamburg 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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