There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona by bus, train, subway, taxi, car, towncar, foot or bike

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Line 39 bus  •  31 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from S Hamburg Airport to U Hagenbecks Tierpark 39

$3 - $5

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg-Altona(S) S 1

$2 - $5

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Subway  •  40 min

  1. Take the subway from Ohlsdorf to Altona S1 / ...

$5 - $6

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona 7.1 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona 7.1 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona 7.1 miles

Walk  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Walk from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona 7.5 miles

Bikeshare  •  43 min

  1. Cycle from Röntgenstraße / Philips to Bahnhof Altona West / Busbahnhof 6.7 miles

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from S Hamburg Airport and arriving at U Hagenbecks Tierpark. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Airport and arriving at Hamburg-Altona(S). Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) and Altona is 10 km. The road distance is 11.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona without a car is to line 39 bus which takes 31 min and costs .

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The line 39 bus from S Hamburg Airport to U Hagenbecks Tierpark takes 31 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona bus services, operated by HVV, depart from S Hamburg Airport station.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona train services, operated by S-Bahn, depart from Hamburg Airport station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona is to line 39 bus which takes 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 38 min.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona bus services, operated by HVV, arrive at U Hagenbecks Tierpark station.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona train services, operated by S-Bahn, arrive at Hamburg-Altona(S) station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona.
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  • Distance: 6.5 miles
  • Duration: 31 min

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

HVV operates a bus from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $5 and the journey takes 31 min. Alternatively, S-Bahn operates a train from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $5 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg-Altona(S)
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Subway from Ohlsdorf to Altona
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Bus operators
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from S Hamburg Airport to U Hagenbecks Tierpark
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
hvv.de
Other operators
Uber Hamburg
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
Signup at
uber.com
StadtRAD Hamburg
Bike from Röntgenstraße / Philips to Bahnhof Altona West / Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
On demand
Taxi from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona is 11 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Altona.

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