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Travel Information from Leiden to Hamburg

distanceDistance249 miles (402 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$28 - $120
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€23) • 5 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $120 (€99) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Travel 249 miles (402 km) by flight, bus or train to Hamburg from Leiden. 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 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn with connection among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Leiden to Hamburg.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Hamburg, Germany from Leiden, Netherlands?

International travel from Leiden, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self 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)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What measures do I need to follow in Hamburg, Germany due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Germany 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 1/16/22; 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 between Leiden and Hamburg.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Leiden, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany?

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

Is my journey back to Leiden from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/13/22. 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.

What are the ways to get from Leiden to Hamburg?

There are 3 travel options from Leiden to Hamburg: flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way from Leiden to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Leiden is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€23).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $92 (€76) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $120 (€99) from Leiden to Hamburg.

Taking a bus is about $6 (€5) less than taking a train, which costs on average $34 (€28) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to Hamburg from Leiden?

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Leiden is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 5 h 25 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 27 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Leiden to Hamburg?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Leiden to Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Leiden to Hamburg is:

  • 8 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Leiden to Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a train ticket from Leiden to Hamburg depart from Leiden Centraal to Hamburg Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Hamburg from Leiden?

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

  • KLM can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM from Leiden to Hamburg for $120 (€99) on Omio.
  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Leiden to Hamburg for $28 (€23).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn with connection for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn with connection Leiden to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).

Is it possible to travel directly to Hamburg from Leiden?

Yes, there are direct services available from Leiden to Hamburg with the following travel companies:

  • You can find around 8 direct trains per day and travel with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Hamburg as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Hamburg from Leiden.

Where should I go next after I travel to Hamburg from Leiden?

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

How far in advance should I purchase my Leiden to Hamburg one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $120 (€99) one way.
  • Bus tickets cost $28 (€23) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $34 (€28) one way.

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

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