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There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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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Train  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$46 - $128

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam

$24 - $75

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Train via Hamburg Dammtor  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$82 - $128

Bus FlixBus  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...

$34 - $61

Rideshare  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Amsterdam 289.7 miles

$28

Drive  •  4h 13m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Amsterdam 291.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3h 42m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS

$54 - $216

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3h 48m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

$91 - $374

Train to Hannover, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAJ - AMS

$115 - $330

Fly Hamburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 9m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal

$84 - $202

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3h 42m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart four times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 6h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Osnabruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 56m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Amsterdam is 368 km. The road distance is 466.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs 35€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5h 56m to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Hamburg station.

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Hamburg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam is to train which takes 5h 56m and costs 35€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 65€ and takes 6h 45m, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3h 42m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 230.1 miles
  • Duration: 5h 56m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Amsterdam via Osnabruck Hbf in around 5h 56m. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam 4 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $75 and the journey takes 6h 45m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
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 Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 29m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Hamburg to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Hamburg to Amsterdam train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Amsterdam is 467 km. It takes approximately 4h 13m to drive from Hamburg to Amsterdam.

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Eurowings and KLM offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2690+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $72 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14m and costs 2€ - 4€.

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