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Travel Information from Leuven to Hamburg

distanceDistance291 miles (469 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$34 - $223
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $34 (€28) • 8 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $223 (€182) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 291 miles (469 km) by bus, flight or train from Leuven to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $34 (€28). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Leuven to Hamburg.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Hamburg, Germany if I’m coming from Leuven, Belgium?

Travel from Leuven, Belgium to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Leuven restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 10/20/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Leuven and Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Leuven, Belgium from Hamburg, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Leuven, Belgium from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Leuven from Hamburg restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Belgium:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • 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

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Leuven, Belgium?

You should observe these safety measures in Belgium 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 Belgium was last checked on 10/20/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Leuven from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.

How do I travel from Leuven to Hamburg?

You can travel between Leuven and Hamburg 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Leuven to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to get from Leuven to Hamburg is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $34 (€28) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A bus is $189 (€154) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Leuven to Hamburg costing on average $223 (€182).

Taking a bus is usually $18 (€15) less than taking a train to Hamburg, which costs on average $52 (€42) for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to get from Leuven to Hamburg?

The fastest way from Leuven to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 5 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by bus can take on average 8 h 20 min.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 7 h 16 min.

What is the distance from Leuven to Hamburg?

The distance from Leuven to Hamburg is approximately 291 miles (469 km).

How many services a day are there between Leuven and Hamburg?

The average frequency per day from Leuven to Hamburg is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Leuven and in Hamburg?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Leuven, Diestsepoort and arrive in Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
  • Trains mostly depart from Leuven and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Hamburg from Leuven?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Leuven to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
  • Travel with KLM to go to Hamburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find KLM Leuven to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $223 (€182).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Leuven to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $52 (€42).
Where else should I travel to after my journey from Leuven to Hamburg ends?
Many of our customers traveling from Leuven to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Hamburg are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Leuven to Hamburg online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Leuven 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 trip costs on average $34 (€28) one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average $223 (€182) one way for this trip.
  • A train ticket costs $52 (€42) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Leuven 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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