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There are 7 ways to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground by train, car or plane

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Train via Göttingen  •  4h 11m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

96€ - 194€

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Fly Hamburg to Frankfurt  •  2h 50m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAM - FRA

34€ - 235€

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Train  •  4h 32m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice / ...

85€ - 130€

Drive  •  4h 23m

  1. Drive from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground 493.4 km

50€ - 80€

Train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt  •  3h 26m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA

63€ - 337€

Train to Hannover, fly to Frankfurt  •  3h 57m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAJ - FRA

84€ - 318€

Fly Hamburg to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 24m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf

53€ - 261€

Hamburg Hbf → Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground
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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground is to drive which costs 50€ - 80€ and takes 4h 23m.

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The fastest way to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground is to fly. Taking this option will cost 30€ - 240€ and takes 2h 50m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 32m.

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The distance between Hamburg Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground is 394 km. The road distance is 493.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground without a car is to train via Göttingen which takes 4h 11m and costs 95€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 4h 11m to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground, including transfers.

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Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground is to train via Göttingen which takes 4h 11m and costs 95€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs 30€ - 240€ and takes 2h 50m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground.
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  • Distance: 394.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 11m

What companies run services between Hamburg Hbf, Germany and Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground, Germany?

You can take a train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground via Goettingen in around 4h 11m. Alternatively, Lufthansa flies from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground every 4 hours.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 350€
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 260€
Flights from Hannover to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 240€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 370€
Train operators
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 Goettingen
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Goettingen
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Goettingen to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Göttingen
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Bremen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hamburg Hauptbahnhof to Hannover Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
metronom
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
HVV
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 Siegburg/Bonn to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
29€ - 40€

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground is 493 km. It takes approximately 4h 23m to drive from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground.

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Lufthansa offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 1141+ hotels available in Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof underground. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg Hbf to Hamburg Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs 3€ - 4€.

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