There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam 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 via Osnabrück Hbf  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg

$24 - $75

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg 075 / ...

$33 - $58

Train  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB

$89 - $137

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Hamburg 290.2 miles

$26 - $40

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hamburg 292 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 35 min

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

$54 - $229

Fly to Bremen, train  •  3 h 57 min

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

$92 - $390

Fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 7 min

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

$113 - $349

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Hamburg via Osnabrück Hbf in around 5 h 27 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $75 and the journey takes 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and Hamburg is 368 km. The road distance is 467 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 22€ - 35€ and takes 4 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs 45€ - 200€.

No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 27 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg, including transfers.