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There are 5 ways to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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  1. Take the train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg

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Night train

  1. Take the night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf

Drive

  1. Drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM)

Fly

  1. Fly from Berlin Brandenburg Apt (BER) to Hamburg (HAM)

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by train

The train journey time between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is around 3h 18m and covers a distance of around 298 km. This includes an average layover time of around 20 min. The fastest train normally takes 3h 5m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, DB Fernverkehr AG, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity and others, the Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train service departs from Berlin Hbf and arrives in Hamburg Airport. Typically 139 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average train journey times

Time on train:
2h 57m
Layover time:
20 min
Total time:
3h 18m

Train route information

Fastest train time:
3h 5m
Train distance:
298 km
Trains per week:
139
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
15 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
05:03
Last train departs at:
23:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train schedules

Berlin Hauptbahnhof → Hamburg Airport (HAM)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hamburg Airport (HAM) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 1.5 metres.

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Last updated: 21 Sep 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to bus which costs €15 - €22 and takes 4h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to train which costs €18 - €120 and takes 2h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Berlin Hauptbahnhof station to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from Berlin - Central Train Station and arriving at S Hamburg Airport via Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and U Lattenkamp. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 28m.

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from Berlin Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Airport via Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 14m.

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The distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 256 km. The road distance is 286.6 km.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) without a car is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €18 - €120.

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It takes approximately 2h 14m to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM), including transfers.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Berlin - Central Train Station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to train which takes 2h 14m and costs €18 - €120. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €22 and takes 4h 28m, you could also fly, which costs €28 - €240 and takes 4h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM).
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  • Distance: 256.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 14m

What companies run services between Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Germany and Hamburg Airport (HAM), Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf hourly. Tickets cost €50 - €75 and the journey takes 1h 46m. Five other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost €11 - €15 and the journey takes 3h 20m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €1400
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €950
DAT Danish Air Transport
Website
dat.dk
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€280 - €950
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€240 - €900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €200
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Oslo
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€45 - €180
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€250 - €2100
Train operators
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Night train from S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Flixtrain
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 Berlin Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€60 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
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 Berlin - Central Train Station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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There is no direct flight from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 287 km. It takes approximately 2h 44m to drive from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM).

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Scandinavian Airlines, DAT Danish Air Transport, Austrian Airlines and seven other airlines offer flights from Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Berlin Hauptbahnhof to Berlin Brandenburg Apt Airport is to train which takes 31 min and costs €3 - €50.

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