There are 6 ways to get from Göttingen to Hamburg by train, car train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

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Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$55 - $85

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Göttingen to Hamburg 165.3 miles

$7 - $19

4 alternative options

Car train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the car train from Göttingen to Hamburg Uex1847

$110 - $130

Bus  •  3 h 55 min

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

$15 - $26

Night train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the night train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf Nj / ...

$26 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Hamburg 165.5 miles

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Göttingen to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 6€ - 16€ and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Göttingen to Hamburg is to train which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göttingen and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 55 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Göttingen and arriving at Hamburg Hbf. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 1 h 58 min.

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The distance between Göttingen and Hamburg is 227 km. The road distance is 264.8 km.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 45€ - 70€.

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The train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf takes 1 h 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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Göttingen to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Göttingen station.

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The best way to get from Göttingen to Hamburg is to train which takes 1 h 58 min and costs 45€ - 70€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 22€ and takes 3 h 55 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Göttingen to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 141.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 58 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Göttingen to Hamburg hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $85 and the journey takes 1 h 58 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Göttingen to Hamburg 5 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 55 min.

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 Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Website
bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Night train from Göttingen to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
nightjet.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 Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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