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from Zwolle to Hamburg

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

Our recommendation

To get from Zwolle to Hamburg on Sep 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

02:39PMZwolle4h34 07:13PMHamburg Hbf
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09:21PMZwolle9h30 06:51AMHamburg Hbf
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04:39PMZwolle4h35 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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03:51PMZwolle4h23 08:14PMHamburg Hbf
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05:51PMZwolle4h23 10:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Travel Information to Hamburg from Zwolle

distanceDistance178 miles (287 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $194
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€23) • 4 h 37 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $194 (€155) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 178 miles (287 km) by flight or train to Hamburg from Zwolle. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€23). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Zwolle to Hamburg.

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Travel from Zwolle to Hamburg
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 Zwolle to Hamburg.
Am I allowed to travel from Zwolle, Netherlands to Hamburg, Germany?

International travel from Zwolle, 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 Zwolle?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • 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 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 9/20/21; 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 from Zwolle to Hamburg.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Zwolle, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Zwolle, Netherlands from Hamburg, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zwolle from Hamburg?

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

Which rules do I need to follow in Zwolle, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 9/19/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Zwolle from Hamburg here.

How do I travel from Zwolle to Hamburg?

You can travel from Zwolle to Hamburg 2 different ways: flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to get from Zwolle to Hamburg is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€23) compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

Taking a train is about $166 (€132) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $194 (€155) for this trip.

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

The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Zwolle is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Hamburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Hamburg by train can take on average 4 h 37 min.

How far is it from Zwolle to Hamburg?

You should expect to travel around 178 miles (287 km) between Zwolle and Hamburg.

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

The average frequency per day from Zwolle to Hamburg is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

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

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

  • Trains from Zwolle to Hamburg most often leave from Zwolle Stadshagen and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Hamburg from Zwolle?

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

  • Eurowings can take you to Hamburg by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Zwolle to Hamburg for $194 (€155).
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Hamburg by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Zwolle to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $29 (€23).
Is there a way to travel directly from Zwolle to Hamburg?

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

  • You can travel directly by train with with 12 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 Zwolle and Hamburg.

Where else should I travel to after my journey between Zwolle and Hamburg ends?
Omio customers who travel from Zwolle 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.
How early should I book tickets between Zwolle and Hamburg online for the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $194 (€155) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $29 (€23) one way.

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


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