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There are 8 ways to get from Bamberg to Hamburg by train, car, bus, rideshare 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  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Hamburg Dammtor Ice

$130 - $190

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Bamberg to Hamburg 341.4 miles

$27 - $35

6 alternative options

Drive, train  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Göttingen Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$117 - $173

Bus  •  9 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Hamburg 029

$30 - $55

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Bamberg to Hamburg 342.7 miles

$70 - $110

Train to Nuremberg, fly  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Nuremberg (NUE) to Hamburg (HAM) NUE - HAM

$60 - $235

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$119 - $342

Train to Munich, fly  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Bamberg to München Hbf
  2. Fly from Munich (MUC) to Hamburg (HAM) MUC - HAM

$111 - $319

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bamberg to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 23€ - 30€ and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bamberg to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 50€ - 210€ and takes 3 h 36 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bamberg, Bamberg train and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bamberg and arriving at Hamburg Dammtor. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 48 min.

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The distance between Bamberg and Hamburg is 413 km. The road distance is 548.4 km.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 110€ - 170€.

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The train from Bamberg to Hamburg Dammtor takes 4 h 48 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Bamberg to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Bamberg, Bamberg train station.

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Bamberg to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Bamberg station.

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The best way to get from Bamberg to Hamburg is to train which takes 4 h 48 min and costs 110€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 28€ - 50€ and takes 9 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Bamberg to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 258.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Bamberg to Hamburg every 3 hours. Tickets cost $130 - $190 and the journey takes 4 h 48 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Bamberg to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 15 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Munich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Nuremberg to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $380
Flights from Munich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bamberg to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Nürnberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to Würzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Train from Würzburg Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bamberg to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Bamberg, Bamberg train to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Bamberg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Nuremberg Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Bamberg to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Bamberg to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bamberg to Hamburg is 548 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Bamberg to Hamburg.

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Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from Nuremberg Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 701+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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

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