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There are 6 ways to get from Barcelona to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Hamburg  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from Barcelona (BCN) to Hamburg (HAM) BCN - HAM

$44 - $221

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8h 31m

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

$124 - $375

Train  •  15h 38m

  1. Take the train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$438 - $537

Bus Eurolines DE  •  28h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord to Freiburg
  2. Take the bus from Freiburg to Hamburg N33 / ...

$119 - $176

Bus Starbus  •  33h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Barcelona to Utrech
  2. Take the bus from Utrecht to Hamburg 848502

$173 - $190

Drive  •  16h 11m

  1. Drive from Barcelona to Hamburg 1134.4 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg is to fly which costs 35€ - 200€ and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Barcelona to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord and arriving at Hamburg via Freiburg. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Barcelona to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Barcelona Sants and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris-Nord and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15h 38m.

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The distance between Barcelona and Hamburg is 1476 km. The road distance is 1815 km.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 15h 38m and costs 380€ - 470€.

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It takes approximately 5h 26m to get from Barcelona to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Barcelona to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord station.

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Barcelona to Hamburg train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Barcelona Sants station.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Hamburg is to fly which takes 5h 26m and costs 35€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 380€ - 470€ and takes 15h 38m, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 160€ and takes 28h 46m.

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Map of how to get from Barcelona to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 922.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 26m

What companies run services between Barcelona, Spain and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Vueling Airlines and eight other airlines fly from Barcelona to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Barcelona to Hamburg via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris-Nord, and Köln Hbf in around 15h 38m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $950
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Barcelona to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Barcelona to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Barcelona Sants to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$200 - $230
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$200 - $230
1st Class
$260 - $390
Spanish Railways (RENFE)

Based in Madrid, Renfe is a state-owned train operator, that connects cities across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. Renfe’s extensive network means most destinations offer multiple trains a day, with the most popular routes normally offering a train each hour. Locally known as AVE, the high-speed trains can reach speeds of up to 350km/h, making travel between major cities very efficient. Comfort is key in a Renfe train, with seats with footrests in all three classes of travel: Standard, Club and First. Each seat has an individual light, a pull-down table and an electrical outlet for in Club and First classes. There is free WiFi for first class passengers and for those with a + Renfe card.

Rome2rio's guide to Spanish Railways (RENFE)
Contact Details
Phone
902 320 320
Website
renfe.com
Train from Barcelona Sants Station to Paris Gare De Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Website
renfe.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Barcelona - Estación de Autobuses Barcelona Nord to Freiburg
Ave. Duration
16h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Website
eurolines.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Freiburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starbus
Phone
+34 (0) 963 49 67 67
Email
comercial@starbus.es
Website
starbus.es
Bus from Barcelona to Utrech
Ave. Duration
24h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$147
Schedules at
starbus.es

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The quickest flight from Barcelona Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 40m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Barcelona to Hamburg is 1815 km. It takes approximately 16h 11m to drive from Barcelona to Hamburg.

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Vueling Airlines, KLM, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from Barcelona Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 742+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Barcelona to Barcelona Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs 1€ - 7€.

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