There are 7 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare, car 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  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...

$80 - $120

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Hamburg 250.1 miles

$17 - $35

5 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg 074 / ...

$24 - $40

Drive  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Hamburg 251.6 miles

$50 - $80

Fly from Dusseldorf  •  2 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$39 - $117

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$56 - $195

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  3 h 49 min

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

$90 - $320

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 14€ - 28€ and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Hamburg is to fly which takes 2 h 29 min and costs 30€ - 110€.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Hamburg is 342 km. The road distance is 403 km.

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf takes 3 h 40 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 10 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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

Flixtrain operates a train from Düsseldorf to Hamburg hourly, and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route every 2 hours. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $24 - $40 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Train operators
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernb
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Düsseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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