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from Munich to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Munich to Hamburg on Jan 24 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:13AMMunich Hbf5h41 09:54AMHamburg Hbf
0 changes
$581One-way
Cheapest
10:10AMMünchen, ZOB12h40 10:50PMHamburg, ZOB am Hbf
1 changes
$281One-way
Other options
06:14AMMunich Hbf5h40 11:54AMHamburg Hbf
0 changes
$581One-way
11:47AMMunich Hbf6h42 06:29PMHamburg Hbf
1 changes
$581One-way
10:22AMMunich Hbf5h32 03:54PMHamburg Hbf
0 changes
$721One-way

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Mon
Jan 24
$58Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$237Lufthansa
Tue
Jan 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Eurowings
Wed
Jan 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$222Eurowings
Thu
Jan 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$222Eurowings
Fri
Jan 28
$34Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Eurowings
Sat
Jan 29
$46Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$186Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Wed
Feb 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$162Eurowings
Thu
Feb 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$162Eurowings
Fri
Feb 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$126Eurowings
Sat
Feb 5
$34Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Mon
Feb 7
$22Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$157Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$22Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$90Eurowings
Wed
Feb 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
$29Flixbus
$102Eurowings
Thu
Feb 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$90Eurowings
Fri
Feb 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$40BlaBlaCar Bus
$126Eurowings
Sat
Feb 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$136Lufthansa

Travel Information between Munich and Hamburg

distanceDistance381 miles (614 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$22 - $90
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $22 (€18) • 5 h 32 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $90 (€75) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 381 miles (614 km) by flight, bus or train to Hamburg from Munich. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $22 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Munich to Hamburg.

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How to get from Munich to Hamburg

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Munich to Hamburg, 91,40% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Munich to Hamburg and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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FAQs

How do I travel from Munich to Hamburg?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Munich and Hamburg?

The cheapest way to travel between Munich and Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $22 (€18).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is $69 (€57) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Munich to Hamburg costing on average $90 (€75).

A train is generally $12 (€10) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $34 (€28) from Munich to Hamburg.

What is the fastest way from Munich to Hamburg?

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Munich is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 32 min.

What is the distance from Munich to Hamburg?

The distance from Munich to Hamburg is approximately 381 miles (614 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Munich to Hamburg is:

  • Around 17 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Hamburg from Munich 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 Munich to Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers board their plane from Munich Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
  • Most travelers take a bus from München, ZOB to Hamburg Hbf.
  • Most travelers board their train from München Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Munich to Hamburg?

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

  • Eurowings can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Munich to Hamburg for $90 (€75) on Omio.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Hamburg by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Munich to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $34 (€28).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Hamburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Hamburg for $22 (€18) on Omio.

Is it possible to travel directly between Munich and Hamburg?

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

  • You can check for a direct train to Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB | Nightjet with 17 direct trains per day.

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 trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Munich to Hamburg?

Many of our customers traveling from Munich 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!

How early should I book tickets between Munich and Hamburg online for the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket costs $90 (€75) one way on average for this trip.
  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $34 (€28) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $22 (€18) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Munich to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.