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There are 11 ways to get from Hamburg to Birmingham by plane, train, car train, car, bus, night bus or car ferry

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Fly Hamburg to Birmingham  •  4h 43m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Birmingham (BHX) HAM - BHX

$56 - $204

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Fly Hamburg to Manchester, train  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Manchester (MAN) HAM - MAN
  2. Take the train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street

$64 - $162

Fly Hamburg to Bristol, train  •  6h 15m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Bristol (BRS) HAM - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street

$140 - $416

Train to Hannover, fly to Birmingham  •  6h 29m

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

$92 - $268

Fly Hamburg to London Heathrow, train  •  6h 46m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street

$147 - $357

Train  •  11h 43m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$181 - $503

Train via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof  •  11h 55m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$270 - $533

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  12h 54m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid Ice
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Birmingham

$327 - $534

Bus  •  21h 56m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth

$66 - $103

Bus, night bus, train  •  22h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
  2. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham New Street

$119 - $282

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 45m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Birmingham

$166 - $247

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Birmingham is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 21h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Birmingham is to fly which costs 45€ - 180€ and takes 4h 43m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Birmingham station. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 56m.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Birmingham. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Birmingham New Street via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi and London Euston. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 43m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Birmingham is 805 km.

The best way to get from Hamburg to Birmingham without a car is to train which takes 11h 43m and costs 150€ - 440€.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Hamburg to Birmingham, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Birmingham bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hamburg station.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Birmingham is to fly which takes 4h 43m and costs 45€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 150€ - 440€ and takes 11h 43m, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 21h 56m.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Birmingham.
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  • Distance: 503.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Birmingham, England?

Flybe, KLM and eight other airlines fly from Hamburg to Birmingham hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Birmingham via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Euston in around 11h 43m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $450
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $430
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $190
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $150
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $320
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $550
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hannover to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Manchester
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$16 - $130
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Manchester Piccadilly to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $75
Off-Peak Single
$35 - $60
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$50 - $80
Off-Peak Single
$40 - $65
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Birmingham Moor Street
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $100
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $100
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Virgin West Coast Trains
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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.

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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
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
National Express
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
7h 39m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Birmingham Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h.

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Hamburg to Birmingham bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth.

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Birmingham is 1h behind Hamburg. It is currently 9:36 AM in Hamburg and 8:36 AM in Birmingham.

Hamburg to Birmingham train services, operated by Virgin West Coast Trains, arrive at Birmingham New Street station.

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Flybe, Eurowings, Swiss and four other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Birmingham Airport.

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There are 649+ hotels available in Birmingham. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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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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