There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Edinburgh by plane, train, bus, car, car ferry or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly to Edinburgh  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Edinburgh (EDI) HAM - EDI

$47 - $231

7 alternative options

Fly to Glasgow, train  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Glasgow (GLA) HAM - GLA
  2. Take the train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh

$81 - $261

Fly to Newcastle, train  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Newcastle (NCL) HAM - NCL
  2. Take the train from Newcastle to Edinburgh

$110 - $444

Train  •  14 h 53 min

  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 Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh

$253 - $485

Bus  •  26 h 57 min

  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 Station to Edinburgh S9

$95 - $166

Drive, car ferry  •  23 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to IJmuiden
  2. Take the car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
  3. Drive from Newcastle upon Tyne to Edinburgh

$127 - $339

Bus via The Hague  •  30 h 11 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 Edinburgh M20

$87 - $208

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Calais
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  3. Drive from Folkestone to Edinburgh

$363 - $458

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Edinburgh is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Edinburgh is 886 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 38 min to get from Hamburg to Edinburgh, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Edinburgh via Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and London Victoria Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Edinburgh. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Edinburgh via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels - Midi and London Kings Cross. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 53 min.

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What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Edinburgh, Scotland?

easyJet, Ryanair and five other airlines fly from Hamburg to Edinburgh every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Köln Hbf, Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussels - Midi, London St. Pancras International, and London Kings Cross in around 14 h 53 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $470
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $160
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$2,800 - $11,000
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Edinburgh via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Newcastle via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $700
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Hamburg to Glasgow via Birmingham
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Train operators
ScotRail
Phone
+44 344 811 0141
Email
customer.relations@scotrail.co.uk
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Queen Street to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $18
Website
scotrail.co.uk
Advanced Single
$9 - $14
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $18
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Newcastle to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$24 - $40
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from London Kings Cross to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $90
Website
lner.co.uk
2nd Class
$55 - $90
1st Class
$110 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Twice daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
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
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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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
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Megabus UK
Phone
0871 266 3333
Email
enquiries@megabus.com
Website
uk.megabus.com
Bus from London Victoria Station to Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Edinburgh, Bus Station (Stances 1 & 2)
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Book at
uk.megabus.com
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
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
$52
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from IJmuiden to Newcastle upon Tyne
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $190
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$40
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$61
2-bed inside cabin
$110 - $160

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