There are 11 ways to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems by train, bus, car train, car or plane

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Train  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Ic / ...

52€ - 133€

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Bus  •  10h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB to Kassel, Kassel Kaufungen 024
  2. Take the bus from Kassel, Kassel Kaufungen to Coblenz 235

33€ - 42€

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Train via Cologne  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station Flx20
  2. Take the train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Mülheim-Kärlich Urmitz Bf Rb26

41€ - 52€

Car train, drive  •  4h 49m

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg to Bremen Uex1846
  2. Drive from Bremen to Bad Ems

142€ - 181€

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Bad Ems 531.6 km

60€ - 95€

Fly Hamburg to Cologne Bonn, train  •  4h 54m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne Bonn (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof

54€ - 159€

Fly Hamburg to Frankfurt, train  •  4h 55m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Frankfurt (FRA) HAM - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf

79€ - 303€

Fly Hamburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  4h 56m

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

55€ - 247€

Fly Hamburg to Mannheim, train  •  4h 53m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Mannheim (MHG) HAM - MHG
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Bad Ems West

187€ - 442€

Train to Bremen, fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Frankfurt (FRA) BRE - FRA
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf

106€ - 380€

Fly Hamburg to Saarbrucken, train  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Saarbrucken (SCN) HAM - SCN
  2. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf

155€ - 348€

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems is to bus which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems is to drive which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 4h 46m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Bad Ems. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Bad Ems West via Koblenz Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Bad Ems is 393 km. The road distance is 531.6 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems without a car is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs 50€ - 140€.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Bad Ems train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Bad Ems is to train which takes 5h 45m and costs 50€ - 140€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 45€ and takes 10h 10m.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Hamburg to Bad Ems train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Koblenz Hbf station.

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  • Distance: 393.3 km
  • Duration: 5h 45m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Bad Ems, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Hamburg to Bad Ems hourly. Tickets cost 90€ - 130€ and the journey takes 5h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Hamburg to Bad Ems via Kassel, Kassel Kaufungen, Coblenz, and Koblenz Hbf in around 10h 10m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Hamburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 440€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 260€
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Hamburg to Mannheim
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 490€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Bremen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 480€
Flights from Hamburg to Saarbrucken
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
170€ - 440€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
18€ - 25€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
20€ - 28€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.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 Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
Flixtrain
TransRegio
Phone
+49-261-98887070
Email
service@trans-regio.de
Website
mittelrheinbahn.de
Train from Köln Dom / Hbf to Mülheim-Kärlich Urmitz Bf
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 18€
Website
TransRegio
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Hamburg to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hnf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Köln/Bonn Flughafen Bf to Koblenz Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 27€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 30€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Bad Ems West
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
National Express Rail
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
ÖBB EuroCity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
ÖBB Intercity
Website
oebb.at
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Bus operators
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, Hamburg ZOB to Kassel, Kassel Kaufungen
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 21€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kassel, Kassel Kaufungen to Coblenz
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Bad Ems is 532 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Hamburg to Bad Ems.

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Eurowings offers flights from Hamburg Airport to Cologne Bonn Airport.

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There are 695+ hotels available in Bad Ems. Prices start at 48€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 292 bus which takes 17 min and costs 2€ - 3€.

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