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There are 4 ways to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede by train, bus, subway or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
  3. Take the bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede ZOB

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB

2 alternative options

Train, subway

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg Altona
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Bremen Hbf
  3. Take the subway from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)

Drive

  1. Drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede

Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede by train and bus

The journey time between Hamburg Airport (HAM) and Westerstede is around 3h 45m and covers a distance of around 200 km. This includes an average layover time of around 56 min. The fastest journey normally takes 2h 54m. Operated by S-Bahn Hamburg, Deutsche Bahn Intercity, DB Fernverkehr AG and others, the Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede service departs from Hamburg Airport and arrives in Westerstede ZOB. Typically 137 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
2h 49m
Layover time:
56 min
Total time:
3h 45m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
2h 54m
Journey distance:
200 km
Services per week:
137
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
12 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:13
Last service departs at:
22:53

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede train and bus schedules

Departing Saturday, September 18, 2021

Hamburg Airport (HAM) → Westerstede
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Frequently Asked Questions


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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Westerstede is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Westerstede is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Westerstede is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

Last updated: 15 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede is to bus which costs €14 - €20 and takes 5h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede is to drive which takes 1h 55m and costs €22 - €35.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede. However, there are services departing from Hamburg S Hamburg Airport and arriving at Westerstede ZOB via Winterhuder Marktplatz, Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB and Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 25m.

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The distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) and Westerstede is 144 km. The road distance is 197.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede without a car is to train and bus which takes 3h 8m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 8m to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede, including transfers.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, depart from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB station.

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Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede bus services, operated by FlixBus-de, arrive at Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede is 198 km. It takes approximately 1h 55m to drive from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg Airport (HAM) to Westerstede.
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  • Distance: 143.9 km
  • Duration: 3h 8m

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

FlixBus-de operates a bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB 3 times a day, and the journey takes 2h 25m. FlixBus also services this route 3 times a day.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr AG
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg central station to Bremen central station
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
NordWestBahn
Phone
01806 / 600161
Email
dialog@nordwestbahn.de
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
nordwestbahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Bahn DE
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Oldenburg(Oldb)
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
S-Bahn Hamburg
Website
delfi.de
Train from Hamburg Airport to Hamburg Altona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Airport to Altona
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €4
Website
HVV
Bus operators
Gerdes Reisen
Phone
+49 (0)4409 - 9289-0
Email
info@gerdes-reisen.de
Website
gerdes-reisen.de
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede ZOB
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Gerdes Reisen
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB to Westerstede central bus station
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
Bus from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Oldenburg(Oldb) ZOB
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
flixbus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg central bus station to Oldenburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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