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There are 8 ways to get from Hamburg to Naples by plane, train, bus, night train, car train or car

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Fly to Naples  •  5h 50m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Naples (NAP) HAM - NAP

44€ - 196€

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Fly to Rome, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Rome (FCO) HAM - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale

84€ - 264€

Train  •  17h 59m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Zuerich Hb to Chiasso Ec / ...
  3. Take the train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

180€ - 486€

Bus  •  33h

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Słubice
  2. Take the bus from Słubice to Napoli

75€ - 105€

Bus via Szczecin  •  34h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Szczecin Train Station Bremerhaven - Gdynia
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Napoli

85€ - 122€

Train, night train  •  22h 11m

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the night train from Muenchen Hbf to Roma Termini Nj
  3. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale Fr / ...

222€ - 360€

Car train, drive  •  21h 4m

  1. Take the car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf Arz 1793 / 1797
  2. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Naples

Drive  •  16h 28m

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Naples 1907 km

230€ - 340€

Hamburg to Naples by train

The train journey time between Hamburg and Naples is around 25h 52m and covers a distance of around 1970 km. The fastest train normally takes 19h 15m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) and others, the Hamburg to Naples train service departs from Hamburg Hbf and arrives in Napoli Centrale. Typically 13 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
25h 52m
Fastest train time:
19h 15m
Trains per week:
13
Cheapest price:
277€
Carbon emissions:
103 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
09:28
Last train departs at:
23:57

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Hamburg to Naples train schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Naples is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Naples is to fly which costs 40€ - 200€ and takes 5h 50m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Naples. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Napoli via Słubice. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Naples. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Napoli Centrale via Zuerich Hb, Chiasso and Milano Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 59m.

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The distance between Hamburg and Naples is 1448 km. The road distance is 1907 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Naples without a car is to train which takes 17h 59m and costs 180€ - 490€.

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It takes approximately 5h 50m to get from Hamburg to Naples, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Naples bus services, operated by Sindbad, depart from Hamburg station.

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Hamburg to Naples train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Hamburg Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Naples is to fly which takes 5h 50m and costs 40€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 490€ and takes 17h 59m, you could also bus, which costs 75€ - 110€ and takes 33h.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Naples.
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  • Distance: 1447.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 50m

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Naples, Italy?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and five other airlines fly from Hamburg to Naples every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Naples via Zuerich Hb, Chiasso, and Milano Centrale in around 17h 59m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 470€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 370€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 480€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 400€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 360€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 390€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Vienna
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
350€ - 600€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
210€ - 450€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 360€
Flights from Hamburg to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 460€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Naples via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
40€ - 140€
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 160€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
55€ - 75€
Base Standard
90€ - 130€
Base Premium
110€ - 160€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Milano Centrale to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 120€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
40€ - 60€
Smart Low Cost
40€ - 60€
Smart Flex
80€ - 120€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
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 Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
8h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
120€ - 180€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
10h 14m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Zuerich Hb to Chiasso
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Chiasso to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 23€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
120€ - 170€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Car train from Hamburg Altona to Lörrach Hbf
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Bus operators
Sindbad
Phone
+48 77 443 44 44
Email
poczta@sindbad.pl
Website
sindbad.pl
Bus from Hamburg to Słubice
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
Bus from Słubice to Napoli
Ave. Duration
24h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Schedules at
sindbad.pl
EST Gdansk
Email
estgdansk@wp.pl
Website
estgdansk.pl
Bus from Hamburg Central Bus Station to Szczecin Train Station
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
EST Gdansk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Szczecin to Napoli
Ave. Duration
28h 24m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 25m.

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Hamburg to Naples bus services, operated by Sindbad, arrive at Napoli station.

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Hamburg to Naples train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Napoli Centrale station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Naples is 1907 km. It takes approximately 16h 28m to drive from Hamburg to Naples.

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Eurowings, Swiss, Ryanair and four other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1257+ hotels available in Naples. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to train which takes 28 min and costs 3€ - 4€.

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