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There are 5 ways to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by train, bus or car

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Train via Bremen  •  2h 11m

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf Re8 / ...
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hamburg Airport S1

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Bus  •  5h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Bremerhaven to Hamburg

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Train  •  3h 8m

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Buxtehude Rb33 / ...
  2. Take the train from Buxtehude to Hamburg Hbf Re / ...

Train #2  •  3h 19m

  1. Take the train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Buxtehude Rb33 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Neugraben to Hamburg Altona S3 / ...

Drive  •  1h 42m

  1. Drive from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) 183.2 km

Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by train

The train journey time between Bremerhaven and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is around 2h 11m and covers a distance of around 189 km. This includes an average layover time of around 15 min. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, NordWestBahn, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train service departs from Bremerhaven Hbf and arrives in Hamburg Airport. Typically 408 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

408 Weekly Trains
2h 11m Average Duration
€30 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to bus which costs €10 - €16 and takes 5h 7m.

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The fastest way to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to drive which takes 1h 42m and costs €21 - €35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from Bremerhaven and arriving at Hamburg S Hamburg Airport via Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 7m.

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No, there is no direct train from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from Bremerhaven Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Airport via Bremen Hbf and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 11m.

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The distance between Bremerhaven and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 94 km. The road distance is 183.2 km.

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The best way to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) without a car is to train via Bremen which takes 2h 11m and costs €29 - €130.

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It takes approximately 2h 11m to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM), including transfers.

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Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Bremerhaven station.

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Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, depart from Bremerhaven Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to train via Bremen which takes 2h 11m and costs €29 - €130. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €10 - €16 and takes 5h 7m.

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Map of how to get from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM).
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  • Distance: 93.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 11m

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

You can take a train from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) via Bremen Hbf and Hamburg Hbf in around 2h 11m. Alternatively, Sindbad operates a bus from Bremerhaven to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost €8 - €12 and the journey takes 3h 30m.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
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 Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremerhaven Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €70
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
HVV
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Buxtehude
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
HVV
Train from Buxtehude to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
HVV
Train from Neugraben to Altona
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
HVV
EVB Elbe-Weser
Website
evb-elbe-weser.de
Train from Bremerhaven Hbf to Buxtehude
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
EVB Elbe-Weser
Start
Website
startgmbh.com
Train from Buxtehude to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Start
S-Bahn Hamburg
Phone
040 39184385
Email
s-bahn.hamburg@deutschebahn.com
Website
s-bahn-hamburg.de
Train from Hamburg Neugraben to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Website
S-Bahn Hamburg
Bus operators

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Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Hamburg Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 183 km. It takes approximately 1h 42m to drive from Bremerhaven to Hamburg Airport (HAM).

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