How to travel from Ulm to Hamburg

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Travel Information from Ulm to Hamburg

distanceDistance357 miles (575 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$49 - $310
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $49 (€42) • 17 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $310 (€267) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Luxair or FlixTrain

Travel 357 miles (575 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Hamburg from Ulm. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $49 (€42). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Luxair or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Ulm to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Ulm 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 Ulm to Hamburg.

There are 4 travel options from Ulm to Hamburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Hamburg from Ulm is by taking a bus, which costs on average $49 (€42).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:

A bus is generally $261 (€225) less than a flight for the same journey. Taking a flight costs on average $310 (€267) from Ulm to Hamburg.

Taking a bus is about $64 (€55) less than taking a train, which costs on average $113 (€97) for this trip.

The quickest way to travel to Hamburg from Ulm is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 17 h 37 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 7 h 26 min.

You should expect to travel around 357 miles (575 km) between Ulm and Hamburg.

The average frequency per day from Ulm to Hamburg is:

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

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Ulm 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 from Ulm to Hamburg:

  • Buses from Ulm to Hamburg most often leave from Ulm, Eberhard-Finckh-Straße and arrive in Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14.
  • Trains most often depart from Ulm at Ulm Hbf and arrive in Hamburg at Hamburg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Ulm 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 Ulm to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $49 (€42).
  • Travel with Luxair for flights to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Luxair Ulm to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $310 (€267).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Ulm to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $113 (€97).

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

  • You can travel directly by bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar with 1 direct bus per day.
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn with 7 direct trains per day.

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 between Ulm and Hamburg.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $49 (€42) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $310 (€267) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $113 (€97) one way on average.

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

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