There are 9 ways to get from Aachen to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$111 - $170

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Rideshare  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Aachen to Hamburg 304.1 miles

$16 - $35

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Train Flixtrain  •  6 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Re1 / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station Flx20

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Hamburg 071

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Aachen to Hamburg 305.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$78 - $202

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$67 - $178

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$49 - $175

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$118 - $349

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Aachen to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 65€ - 180€ and takes 3 h 40 min.

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The distance between Aachen and Hamburg is 411 km. The road distance is 489.1 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 30 min to get from Aachen to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Aachen, Aachen West and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Aachen to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Aachen Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Aachen to Hamburg is 489 km. It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to drive from Aachen to Hamburg.

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Aachen to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Aachen West Bf station.

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Map of how to get from Aachen to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 256.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 30 min

What companies run services between Aachen, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Aachen to Hamburg via Köln, Dom / Hbf and Köln Hbf in around 5 h 30 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Aachen to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 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 Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$32 - $37
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $33
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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 Aachen Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Central Station to Brusel Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Central Station to Düsseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$55 - $70
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Aachen, Aachen West to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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