There are 5 ways to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by plane, train or car

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Fly from Dusseldorf  •  1h

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

30€ - 110€

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Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB Flx20

27€ - 35€

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Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  3h 28m

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

38€ - 234€

Train via Ohlsdorf  •  4h 46m

  1. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

46€ - 175€

Drive  •  3h 38m

  1. Drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) 402.1 km

45€ - 70€

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The cheapest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to train which costs 26€ - 35€ and takes 6h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to fly which costs 30€ - 110€ and takes 1h.

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No, there is no direct train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from D-Flughafen Terminal S and arriving at Hamburg Airport via Duesseldorf Hbf, Hamburg Hbf and Ohlsdorf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 46m.

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The distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 342 km. The road distance is 402.1 km.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) without a car is to train via Ohlsdorf which takes 4h 46m and costs 45€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 1h to fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Duesseldorf Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to fly which takes 1h and costs 30€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can train via Ohlsdorf, which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 46m.

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The quickest flight from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM).
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  • Distance: 341.5 km
  • Duration: 1h

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

Eurowings and Lufthansa fly from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) every 4 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) hourly. Tickets cost 80€ - 110€ and the journey takes 3h 32m. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
VRR
Phone
+49 209 1584-0
Email
info@vrr.de
Website
vrr.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Köln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€
Website
VRR
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln/Bonn Flughafen
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 200€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 26€
Website
Flixtrain

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Yes, the driving distance between Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 402 km. It takes approximately 3h 38m to drive from Dusseldorf Airport (DUS) to Hamburg Airport (HAM).

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Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 734+ hotels available in Hamburg Airport (HAM). Prices start at 87€ per night.

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