There are 7 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by plane, train, car or bus

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Fly from Frankfurt  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$60 - $250

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Train  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$49 - $146

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Train to Mannheim, fly  •  3 h 11 min

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

$205 - $423

Drive, train  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Fulda
  2. Take the train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$134 - $195

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg Airport

$61 - $91

Bus FlixBus  •  10 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg N110 / ...

$55 - $68

Drive  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) 317.9 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 10 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ and takes 1 h 5 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 410 km. The road distance is 508.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) without a car is to train which takes 4 h 27 min and costs 40€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 1 h 5 min to fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to fly which takes 1 h 5 min and costs 50€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 40€ - 130€ and takes 4 h 27 min, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 8 h 23 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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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 509 km. It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM).

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Lufthansa offers flights from Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 655+ hotels available in Hamburg Airport (HAM). Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM).
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 5 min

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

Lufthansa, Eurowings and Brussels Airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) hourly. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Hamburg Airport (HAM) every 2 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 53 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
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(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Standard
$22 - $30
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$40 - $140
Train from Fulda to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
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 Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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