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There are 8 ways to get from Catania to Hamburg by plane, train, bus and ferry, car train, bus, car or ferry

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  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Catania (CTA) to Hamburg (HAM) CTA - HAM

$64 - $376

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  7 h 17 min

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

$185 - $606

Train via Roma Termini  •  26 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  5. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$306 - $565

Bus and ferry, train, car train  •  27 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Villa San Giovanni
  2. Take the train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola Fa
  3. Take the train from Napoli Afragola to Verona Porta Nuova
  4. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg

$287 - $386

Train  •  33 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale Icn
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB Ec
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...

$345 - $555

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Catania to Zurich
  2. Take the bus from Zurich to Hamburg N24 / ...

$167 - $223

Bus  •  41 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Catania to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Hamburg ZOB

$138 - $197

Drive, ferry  •  31 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Catania to Palermo
  2. Take the ferry from Palermo to Genoa
  3. Drive from Genoa to Hamburg

$296 - $485

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The cheapest way to get from Catania to Hamburg is to fly which costs 55€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Catania to Hamburg is to fly which costs 55€ - 330€ and takes 3 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Catania to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Catania and arriving at Hamburg via Zurich. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 38 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Catania to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Catania Centrale and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Basel SBB and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 21 min.

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The distance between Catania and Hamburg is 1830 km.

The best way to get from Catania to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 26 h 21 min and costs 260€ - 500€.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Catania to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Catania to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines CH, depart from Catania station.

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Catania to Hamburg train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity, depart from Catania Centrale station.

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The best way to get from Catania to Hamburg is to fly which takes 3 h 22 min and costs 55€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 260€ - 500€ and takes 26 h 21 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 180€ and takes 41 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Catania to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 1143.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Catania, Italy and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Catania to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Catania to Hamburg via Roma Termini, Milano Centrale, Basel SBB, and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe in around 26 h 21 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Venice
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $1,200
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,500
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Catania to Hamburg via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $230
Turkish Airlines
Website
p.turkishairlines.com
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Istanbul Ataturk
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air Malta
Website
airmalta.com
Flights from Catania to Bremen via Malta, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
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
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Trenitalia Intercity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
9 h 59 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$75 - $100
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Catania Centrale to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
19 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Frecce

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Villa S.Giovanni to Napoli Afragola
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Afragola to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$30 - $120
First
$75 - $190
Train from Milano Centrale to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $90
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$21 - $90
First
$55 - $140
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$190 - $300
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Bus operators
Autoservizi Salemi Srl
Phone
(+39) 0923 98.11.20
Website
autoservizisalemi.it
Bus and ferry from Catania to Villa San Giovanni
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
autoservizisalemi.it
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus and ferry from Catania to Zurich
Ave. Duration
19 h 58 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Zurich to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
EST Sp. z o.o.
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
estgdansk.pl
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Catania Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h.

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

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

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

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