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There are 11 ways to get from Hamburg to Southampton by plane, train, car train, car, bus or car ferry

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Fly to Southampton  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Southampton (SOU) HAM - SOU

$75 - $374

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Bus  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bruxelles - North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815
  3. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade 032

$65 - $160

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Fly to Bristol, train  •  6 h 53 min

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

$130 - $411

Fly to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Gatwick (LGW) HAM - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Southampton Central

$83 - $244

Fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Heathrow (LHR) HAM - LHR
  2. Take the train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$104 - $303

Fly to London Stansted, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to London Stansted (STN) HAM - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$76 - $197

Train  •  11 h 54 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$164 - $437

Train via Duisburg Hauptbahnhof  •  12 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
  4. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$254 - $466

Train, Eurotunnel, drive  •  12 h 12 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 Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
  4. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  5. Drive from Folkestone to Southampton

$332 - $538

Bus Ouibus  •  22 h 56 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 Coach Station to Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade 032

$66 - $107

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to Southampton

$156 - $232

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Southampton is to bus which costs 55€ - 95€ and takes 22 h 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Southampton is to fly which costs 65€ - 330€ and takes 5 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade via Brussels, Brussels-North station and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Southampton is 831 km.

The best way to get from Hamburg to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 11 h 54 min and costs 140€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Hamburg to Southampton, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Southampton bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Hamburg station.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Southampton is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs 65€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 140€ - 380€ and takes 11 h 54 min, you could also bus, which costs 55€ - 140€ and takes 19 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Hamburg Airport to Southampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Hamburg to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 519.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

KLM, Air France and three other airlines fly from Hamburg to Southampton every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Southampton via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, London St. Pancras International, Euston station, Waterloo station, and London Waterloo in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Southampton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 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 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Hamburg to Southampton via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Southampton via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $330
Flights from Hamburg to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $370
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Bristol via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $190
Flights from Hamburg to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from Hamburg to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
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 35 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 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$25 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Hayes & Harlington to Reading
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
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 Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels Midi-Zuid
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Dammtor to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$80 - $120
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
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Gare de Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$45 - $110
Premier
$100 - $130
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$80 - $110
1st Class
$110 - $150
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
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
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Website
regiojet.com
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 Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to London
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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Southampton is 1 h behind Hamburg. It is currently 2:24 AM in Hamburg and 1:24 AM in Southampton.

Air France, easyJet, Eurowings and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Southampton Airport.

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There are 788+ hotels available in Southampton. Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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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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