How to travel from Leiden to Hamburg

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Travel Information between Leiden and Hamburg

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $123
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $123 (€110) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 249 miles (402 km) between Leiden and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $28 (€25). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Brussels Airlines or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leiden to Hamburg.

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FAQs

Travel from Leiden, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Leiden restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from Leiden?

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from Leiden to Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

The restriction level for your return to Leiden, Netherlands from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Leiden from Hamburg restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Leiden from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Leiden, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 11/17/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Leiden from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.

There are 4 ways that you can travel between Leiden and Hamburg. You can take a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Leiden is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€25).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $95 (€85) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $123 (€110) from Leiden to Hamburg.

A bus is $2 (€2) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Leiden to Hamburg costing on average $30 (€27).

The quickest way to travel from Leiden to Hamburg is by flight, which takes on average 1 h   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 5 h 25 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 5 h 47 min.

Hamburg is approximately 249 miles (402 km) away from Leiden.

The average frequency per day from Leiden to Hamburg is:

  • 4 buses a day.
  • Around 9 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Leiden and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Most travelers board their train from Leiden Centraal and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • You can take a bus from Leiden to Hamburg with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€25) with Flixbus from Leiden to Hamburg.
  • You can take a flight from Leiden to Hamburg with Brussels Airlines. Cheap tickets can be found for $123 (€110) with Brussels Airlines from Leiden to Hamburg.
  • You can go to Hamburg from Leiden by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $30 (€27) with Deutsche Bahn from Leiden to Hamburg on Omio.
Omio customers who travel from Leiden to Hamburg often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Hamburg and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $123 (€110) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this journey is costing $30 (€27) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Leiden 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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