There are 4 ways to get from Esbjerg to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St. Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Lunderskov St. to Hamburg Dammtor Ic

$40 - $65

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Bus  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg to Hamburg 150

$18 - $30

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Drive  •  3 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Esbjerg to Hamburg 191.1 miles

$40 - $65

Bus, fly  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Hamburg (HAM) BLL - HAM

$101 - $197

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Esbjerg and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Esbjerg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Esbjerg St. and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor via Lunderskov St.. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 23 min.

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The distance between Esbjerg and Hamburg is 234 km. The road distance is 305.8 km.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Esbjerg to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Esbjerg to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Esbjerg station.

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Esbjerg to Hamburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Esbjerg St. station.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Hamburg is to train which takes 4 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 4 h 55 min.

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There is no direct flight from Billund Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Esbjerg to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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  • Distance: 146 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 23 min

What companies run services between Esbjerg, Denmark and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Esbjerg to Hamburg via Lunderskov St. in around 4 h 23 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Esbjerg to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $30 and the journey takes 4 h 55 min.

Airlines
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via Stockholm
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St.
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Lunderskov St. to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
dsb.dk
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Esbjerg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Sydtrafik
Website
sydtrafik.dk
Bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
sydtrafik.dk

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Esbjerg to Hamburg train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Esbjerg to Hamburg is 306 km. It takes approximately 3 h 7 min to drive from Esbjerg to Hamburg.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Scandinavian Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Billund Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Esbjerg to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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