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.

Recommended option

Train Flixtrain  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Re1 / ...
  2. Hkx / ...

Cheapest option

Train via Duisburg, Duisburg Hbf  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Rb33 / ...
  2. Flx20

$2 - $4

7 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Re1 / ...
  2. Ic / ...

$111 - $188

Bus  •  9 h 25 min

  1. 071

$30 - $55

Rideshare  •  5 h 4 min

  1. 304.1 miles

$17 - $35

Drive  •  4 h 23 min

  1. 305.7 miles

$60 - $95

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 37 min

  1. CGN - HAM

$75 - $193

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. DUS - HAM

$60 - $157

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  4 h 3 min

  1. FRA - HAM

$84 - $350

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 25 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
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Train operators
Bahn DE
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Dom / Hbf
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $28
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln, Ehrenfeld Bf Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $27
Schedules at
bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln-Ehrenfeld
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen West to Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
Train from Aachen Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $100
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $100
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$24 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $55
Train from Aachen Hbf to Dortmund Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$55 - $80
1st Class
$80 - $110
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg-Altona station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
DB Regio NRW - RB33
Website
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, Hbf to Duisburg, Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
avv.de
Train from Aachen, Aachen, West Bf to Neuss, Neuss Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus
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
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Aachen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Aachen and Hamburg is 411 km. The road distance is 489 km.

The cheapest way to get from Aachen to Hamburg is to train which costs 2€ - 4€ and takes 7 h 17 min.

The quickest way to get from Aachen to Hamburg is to train and fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs 60€ - 170€.

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 25 min.

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.

It takes approximately 5 h 25 min to get from Aachen to Hamburg, including transfers.