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There are 9 ways to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg by plane, train, car, car train, bus, bus and ferry or car ferry

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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Fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Hamburg (HAM) MAN - HAM

$21 - $90

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 13 min

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

$123 - $359

Train  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Stockport to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...

$277 - $614

Train via Paris Nord Eurostar  •  14 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$407 - $723

Train via Brussels - Midi  •  15 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Alsager to Harrow & Wealdstone
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$406 - $668

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  14 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  4. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  5. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$425 - $585

Bus, bus and ferry  •  23 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg N71

$111 - $246

Bus  •  27 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Shudehill Interchange to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals M11
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury 022 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Canterbury to The Hague
  4. Take the bus from Den Haag to Hamburg

$78 - $164

Drive, car ferry  •  12 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Greater Manchester to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hamburg

$184 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg is to fly which costs £16 - £70 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The quickest way to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg is to fly which costs £16 - £70 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Greater Manchester to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Chorlton upon Medlock, Cambridge St and arriving at Hamburg via Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St, London Victoria, Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 23 h 8 min.

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The distance between Greater Manchester and Hamburg is 506 miles.

The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 14 h 35 min and costs £210 - £480.

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It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Greater Manchester to Hamburg bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St.

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The best way to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £16 - £70. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £480 and takes 14 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £130 and takes 27 h 29 min.

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The quickest flight from Manchester Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 35 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Greater Manchester to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 505.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

What companies run services between Greater Manchester, England and Hamburg, Germany?

easyJet, Ryanair and eight other airlines fly from Greater Manchester to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Greater Manchester to Hamburg via Stockport Bus Station, Stockport, London Euston, Euston Station, King's Cross St. Pancras, London St. Pancras Int., Amsterdam Centraal, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 14 h 35 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Manchester to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Manchester to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manchester to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $450
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $130
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Manchester to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Manchester to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Manchester to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Stockport to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $95
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $160
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to London Euston
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$65 - $100
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $170
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $310
Premier
$230 - $350
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$180 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
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Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Manchester Coach Station, Chorlton St to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Bruxelles - North to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Den Haag to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Canterbury
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Canterbury to The Hague
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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