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There are 8 ways to get from Almere to Hamburg by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 2m

  1. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo Ic
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

41€ - 167€

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Bus  •  8h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg central bus station N1386 / ...

23€ - 47€

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Train, night bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Groningen Intercity
  2. Take the night bus from Groningen central station to Hamburg central bus station N75

35€ - 63€

Drive  •  4h 14m

  1. Drive from Almere to Hamburg 456.1 km

55€ - 85€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen, train  •  4h

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

76€ - 437€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

46€ - 241€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover, train  •  4h 50m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

147€ - 512€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Almere Centrum to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

99€ - 355€

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The cheapest way to get from Almere to Hamburg is to bus which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 8h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Almere to Hamburg is to fly and train which costs 75€ - 440€ and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct train from Almere to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Almere Centrum and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Zwolle, Hengelo and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 2m.

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The distance between Almere and Hamburg is 346 km. The road distance is 456.1 km.

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The best way to get from Almere to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 40€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 6h 2m to get from Almere to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Almere to Hamburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Almere Centrum station.

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The best way to get from Almere to Hamburg is to train which takes 6h 2m and costs 40€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 23€ - 50€ and takes 8h 39m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 250€ and takes 4h 21m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Bremen Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Almere to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 345.7 km
  • Duration: 6h 2m

What companies run services between Almere, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Almere to Hamburg via Zwolle, Hengelo, and Osnabrueck Hbf in around 6h 2m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg central bus station once daily. Tickets cost 24€ - 30€ and the journey takes 6h 50m. Blablabus also services this route 5 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 490€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 430€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 120€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Almere Centrum to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 27€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
11€ - 17€
1st Class
19€ - 27€
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 30€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
13€ - 19€
1st Class
22€ - 30€
Train from Almere Centrum to Groningen
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Almere Centrum to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 22€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
16€ - 22€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Blauwnet
Phone
0900-9292
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Blauwnet
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Eurobahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Groningen central station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Almere to Hamburg is 456 km. It takes approximately 4h 14m to drive from Almere to Hamburg.

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