There are 10 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.

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Train  •  5 h 31 min

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

$81 - $128

Cheapest option

Bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg

$23 - $70

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Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 39 min

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

$32 - $52

Rideshare  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Hamburg 290.2 miles

$25 - $35

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Hamburg 292 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Amsterdam to Hamburg  •  3 h 38 min

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

$54 - $215

Fly Amsterdam to Bremen, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$94 - $379

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 50 min

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

$86 - $193

Fly Amsterdam to Hannover, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$113 - $330

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$78 - $194

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 38 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Hamburg is 368 km. The road distance is 467.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg, including transfers.

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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.

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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 31 min.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Hamburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

Amsterdam to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rotterdam Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 230.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Hamburg via Osnabruck Hbf and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5 h 31 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $23 - $70 and the journey takes 6 h 54 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
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
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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
$23 - $70
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$24
High
$50
FlixBus
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Contact Details
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
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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