There are 5 ways to get from Göttingen to Hamburg by train, bus, night train, rideshare or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

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

$8 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 h 50 min

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

$15 - $26

Night train  •  2 h 51 min

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

$25 - $85

Drive  •  2 h 28 min

  1. Drive from Göttingen to Hamburg 165.5 miles

$35 - $55

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 every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $26 and the journey takes 3 h 50 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
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
$25 - $35
Schedules at
nightjet.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Göttingen and Hamburg is 227 km. The road distance is 265 km.

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

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

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

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Göttingen and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 50 min.

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