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There are 10 ways to get from Hamburg to Netherlands by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$46 - $128

Cheapest option

Fly Hamburg to Brussels, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Brussels (BRU) HAM - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

$25 - $129

8 alternative options

Train via Hamburg Dammtor  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal Intercity

$82 - $128

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...

$30 - $50

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam

$29 - $81

Rideshare  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Amsterdam 289.7 miles

$28

Drive  •  4 h 13 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Amsterdam 291.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) HAM - AMS

$54 - $216

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
  2. Fly from Bremen (BRE) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRE - AMS

$91 - $374

Fly Hamburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  4 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal

$74 - $187

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Netherlands is to rideshare which costs 25€ and takes 5 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Netherlands is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Amsterdam, Buiten Brouwersstraat via Amsterdam, Station Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Netherlands. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal via Osnabruck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 56 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Netherlands is 309 km. The road distance is 466.8 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 35€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to get from Hamburg to Netherlands, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Netherlands is to train which takes 5 h 56 min and costs 35€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 45€ and takes 7 h 36 min, you could also fly, which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 42 min.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 193.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 56 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Netherlands?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Amsterdam via Osnabrück Hbf and Osnabruck Hbf in around 5 h 56 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $27 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
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
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Hamburg to Netherlands bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Hamburg to Netherlands train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Netherlands is 467 km. It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to drive from Hamburg to Netherlands.

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Eurowings and KLM offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 362+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $67 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Hamburg and Netherlands. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Hamburg Airport is to line 39 bus which takes 14 min and costs 2€ - 4€.

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