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There are 11 ways to get from Lille to Hamburg by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$62 - $180

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Bus  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station N769 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71

$37 - $119

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Train to Paris CDG, fly  •  4 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
  2. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hamburg (HAM) CDG - HAM

$77 - $251

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$141 - $287

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  6 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$135 - $287

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

$110 - $314

Train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$168 - $255

Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...

$193 - $285

Train, bus  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem Ic
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
  4. Take the bus from Arnhem to Hamburg

$71 - $118

Drive, train  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$64 - $179

Drive  •  6 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Lille to Hamburg 423.1 miles

$90 - $140

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The cheapest way to get from Lille to Hamburg is to bus which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Lille to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 220€ and takes 4 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lille to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Lille and arriving at Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Lille to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Lille Europe Eurostar and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Brussels Midi-Zuid and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 3 min.

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The distance between Lille and Hamburg is 576 km. The road distance is 677 km.

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The best way to get from Lille to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 140€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Lille to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Lille to Hamburg train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from Lille Europe Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from Lille to Hamburg is to train which takes 8 h 3 min and costs 140€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 11 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Lille to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 360.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 47 min

What companies run services between Lille, France and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Lille to Hamburg via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels Midi-Zuid, and Köln Hbf in around 8 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Lille to Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 11 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$30 - $60
Premier
$66 - $68
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lille Europe to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $31
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $31
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Lille Europe to Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$70 - $100
1st Class
$100 - $140
Train from Brussels - Midi to Duisburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
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 Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $27
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Courtrai / Kortrijk to Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$12 - $17
1st Class
$18 - $27
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Breda
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$8 - $12
1st Class
$12 - $18
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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The quickest flight from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Lille to Hamburg is 677 km. It takes approximately 6 h 5 min to drive from Lille to Hamburg.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM and Lufthansa offer flights from Brussels Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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