There are 12 ways to get from Darmstadt to Hamburg by train, car, bus, rideshare 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  •  4 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ice / ...

$114 - $170

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Rideshare  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Darmstadt to Hamburg 325.8 miles

$22 - $35

10 alternative options

Train via Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$119 - $180

Train #2  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic

$100 - $160

Drive, train  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$99 - $149

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Darmstadt to Hamburg 007 / ...

$30 - $50

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB

$66 - $99

Drive  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Darmstadt to Hamburg 326.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Frankfurt, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  2. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$87 - $290

Train to Mannheim, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Hamburg (HAM) MHG - HAM

$193 - $428

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Hamburg (HAM) STR - HAM

$55 - $251

Fly Frankfurt to Bremen, train  •  4 h 43 min

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

$148 - $364

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Darmstadt and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Darmstadt Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart six times a week, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 5 h 6 min.

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The distance between Darmstadt and Hamburg is 422 km. The road distance is 522.9 km.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 24 min to get from Darmstadt to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Darmstadt to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Darmstadt station.

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Darmstadt to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Darmstadt to Hamburg is to train which takes 4 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Darmstadt to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 264 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 24 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Darmstadt to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Darmstadt to Hamburg every 4 hours. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $430
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Heidelberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
bahn.de
Train from Darmstadt Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Heidelberg, Heidelberg central station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Darmstadt, Darmstadt central station to Stuttgart, Stuttgart central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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 Darmstadt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Darmstadt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Darmstadt to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Dammtor station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Darmstadt to Hamburg is 523 km. It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to drive from Darmstadt to Hamburg.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Darmstadt to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Darmstadt and Hamburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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