How to travel from London to Hamburg

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from London to Hamburg

You can get from London to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

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To get from London to Hamburg on Dec 01 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:20PMLondon Gatwick Airport1h40 08:00PMHamburg Airport
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03:50PMLondon Heathrow Airport3h20 08:10PMHamburg Airport
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08:45AMLondon Heathrow Airport6h15 04:00PMHamburg Airport
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02:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport4h15 07:50PMHamburg Airport
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Travel Information between London and Hamburg

distanceDistance448 miles (722 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$7 - $195
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $7 (€6) • 12 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $195 (€179) • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or easyJet

Travel 448 miles (722 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Hamburg from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 25 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $7 (€6). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or easyJet among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from London to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from London 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 London to Hamburg.
FAQs

International travel from London, United Kingdom to Hamburg, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can I enter Germany if coming from United Kingdom?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22; 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 London and Hamburg.

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Germany?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Germany?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 11/6/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Hamburg.

You can travel to Hamburg from London 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Hamburg from London is by taking a train with an average price of $7 (€6).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a train is usually $149 (€136) less than taking a bus to Hamburg, which costs on average $155 (€142) for the same trip.

Taking a train is usually $189 (€173) less than taking a flight to Hamburg, which costs on average $195 (€179) for the same trip.

The fastest way from London to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 19 h 45 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 12 h 54 min.

You should expect to travel around 448 miles (722 km) between London and Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from London to Hamburg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 3 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between London and 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 from London to Hamburg:

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from London at London Victoria and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Hamburg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from London to Hamburg for $155 (€142).
  • EasyJet can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from London to Hamburg for $195 (€179) on Omio.

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

  • You can book a direct bus with.
  • You can take a direct flight with easyJet, Ryanair, British Airways or Eurowings.

Direct services to Hamburg 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 journey.

Omio customers who travel from London 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.

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

  • Bus tickets cost $155 (€142) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $195 (€179) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $7 (€6) one way.

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

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