There are 9 ways to get from Hamburg to Bristol by plane, train, car train, car, bus, night bus or car ferry

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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Fly to Bristol  •  4 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Bristol (BRS) HAM - BRS

$90 - $336

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Brussels, Brussels-North station N71
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$62 - $118

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Fly to Cardiff, train  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cardiff (CWL) HAM - CWL
  2. Take the train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads

$130 - $436

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$139 - $374

Train  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International Est
  4. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$303 - $668

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  14 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to Bristol

$379 - $530

Bus via Den Haag  •  22 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to London
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Bristol Bus & Coach Station

$64 - $130

Train, night bus  •  20 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Den Haag Centraal
  4. Take the night bus from The Hague to London
  5. Take the train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads

$192 - $352

Drive, carferry  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Calais
  2. Take the carferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Bristol

$166 - $247

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Bristol station. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Bristol Bus & Coach Station via Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 53 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Bristol is 884 km.

The best way to get from Hamburg to Bristol without a car is to train which takes 13 h 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Hamburg to Bristol, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Bristol is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 13 h 41 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 17 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Bristol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 45 min.

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Hamburg to Bristol bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Bristol Bus & Coach Station.

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Bristol is 1 h behind Hamburg. It is currently 1:54 PM in Hamburg and 12:54 PM in Bristol.

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Bristol Airport.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Bristol.
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  • Distance: 552.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 27 min

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

BMI Regional, KLM and three other airlines fly from Hamburg to Bristol every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Bristol via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Paris-Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Paddington (H&C Line)-Underground, and London Paddington in around 13 h 41 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cardiff via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Hamburg to Cardiff via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $300
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cardiff via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Hamburg to Cardiff via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Cardiff Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$20 - $40
Train from London Paddington to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$30 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$60 - $120
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 Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Cologne, Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Eurostar
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
3 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $30
1st Class
$27 - $45
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $85
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Den Haag
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $24
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
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 Bristol Bus & Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $17
Website
nationalexpress.com
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 The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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