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There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona by train, subway, bus, taxi, car, towncar or bike

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Train  •  38 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg-Altona(S) S 1 (23)

$2 - $4

6 alternative options

Subway  •  40 min

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

$5 - $6

Line 39 bus, line 20 bus  •  55 min

  1. Take the line 39 bus from S Hamburg Airport to U Lattenkamp 39 / ...
  2. Take the line 20 bus from Winterhuder Marktplatz to Bf. Altona 20 / ...

$5 - $8

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona 7.2 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona 7.2 miles

$1 - $3

Uber  •  15 min

  1. Take an Uber from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona 7.2 miles

Bikeshare  •  43 min

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

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona is to drive which costs 1€ - 2€ and takes 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona is to taxi which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 15 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona. However, there are services departing from S Hamburg Airport and arriving at Bf. Altona via Winterhuder Marktplatz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 55 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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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The distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) and Hamburg-Altona is 10 km. The road distance is 11.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona without a car is to train which takes 38 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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The train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg-Altona(S) takes 38 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-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 Hamburg-Altona is to train which takes 38 min and costs 2€ - 4€. Alternatively, you can line 39 bus and line 20 bus, which costs 4€ - 7€ and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 38 min

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

S-Bahn operates a train from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona once daily. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 38 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona via U Lattenkamp and Winterhuder Marktplatz in around 55 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 - $4
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 Lattenkamp
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Winterhuder Marktplatz to Bf. Altona
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
hvv.de
Other operators
Uber Hamburg
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
On demand
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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 Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Hansa Taxu
Phone
+49 40/211211
Website
taxi211211.de

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona bus services, operated by HVV, arrive at Bf. Altona station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona is 12 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Hamburg-Altona.

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