There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Hamburg (HAM) BCN - HAM

$44 - $221

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Bremen (BRE) BCN - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$124 - $375

Train  •  15 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$294 - $459

Bus Eurolines DE  •  31 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona Sants to Dortmund - Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund to Hamburg X73 / ...

$116 - $216

Bus Starbus  •  33 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Utrech
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hamburg 848502

$173 - $190

Drive  •  16 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Hamburg 1134.4 miles

$230 - $350

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Hamburg via Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona station to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants Station and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris-Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 28 min.

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The distance between Barcelona and Hamburg is 1476 km. The road distance is 1815 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 15 h 28 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Barcelona to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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Barcelona to Hamburg train services, operated by Spanish Railways (RENFE), arrive at Barcelona Sants Station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 15 h 28 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 31 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 40 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 922.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 26 min

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and seven other airlines fly from Barcelona to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Hamburg via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, Paris-Nord, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 15 h 28 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Barcelona Sants to Dortmund - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
26 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Utrech
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es

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Barcelona to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Hamburg is 1815 km. It takes approximately 16 h 11 min to drive from Barcelona to Hamburg.

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Vueling Airlines, Ryanair, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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