There are 3 ways to get from Hamburg to Leer by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl) Ic

$30 - $82

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Bus  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Leer 075 / ...

$13 - $45

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Drive  •  2 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Leer 142 miles

$29 - $45

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Leer. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Leer. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Leer(Ostfriesl) via Bremen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 16 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Leer is 174 km. The road distance is 227.2 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Leer without a car is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 16 min to get from Hamburg to Leer, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Leer is to train which takes 3 h 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 40 min.

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Hamburg to Leer bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leer station.

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Hamburg to Leer train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Leer(Ostfriesl) station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Leer.
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  • Distance: 108.5 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 16 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Leer, Lower Saxony, Germany?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Leer via Bremen Hbf in around 3 h 16 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Leer twice daily. Tickets cost $13 - $22 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Arriva NL also services this route once daily.

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.

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Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.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 Leer
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Leer, ZOB Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
arriva.nl

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Leer is 227 km. It takes approximately 2 h 9 min to drive from Hamburg to Leer.

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