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

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Fly Hamburg to Valencia  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Valencia (VLC) HAM - VLC

$59 - $258

Cheapest option

Fly Hamburg to Madrid  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Madrid (MAD) HAM - MAD

$41 - $199

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Fly Hamburg to Barcelona  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Barcelona (BCN) HAM - BCN

$44 - $222

Fly Hamburg to Malaga  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Malaga (AGP) HAM - AGP

$80 - $277

Train to Hannover, fly to Barcelona  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf
  2. Fly from Hannover (HAJ) to Barcelona (BCN) HAJ - BCN

$90 - $346

Fly Hamburg to Alicante, bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Alicante (ALC) HAM - ALC
  2. Take the bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia

$95 - $441

Train  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
  4. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$457 - $705

Bus ALSA  •  32 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Osnabrück N17 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Osnabrueck to Bilbao
  3. Take the bus from Bilbao to Madrid

$125 - $205

Bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Bordeaux
  2. Take the bus from Bordeaux to Madrid

$192 - $349

Drive  •  20 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Madrid 1351.9 miles

$280 - $420

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The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Spain is to fly which costs 35€ - 180€ and takes 5 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Spain is to fly which costs 50€ - 230€ and takes 5 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Hamburg to Spain. However, there are services departing from Hamburg and arriving at Cibeles via Osnabrueck, Bilbao and Intercambiador De Avenida De América. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32 h 25 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Spain is 1841 km. The road distance is 2163 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Spain without a car is to train which takes 20 h 12 min and costs 390€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Hamburg to Spain, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Spain is to fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs 50€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 390€ - 650€ and takes 20 h 12 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 180€ and takes 32 h 25 min.

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The quickest flight from Hamburg Airport to Valencia Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 45 min.

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Hamburg to Spain bus services, operated by ALSA, arrive at Madrid station.

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  • Distance: 1150.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 22 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Spain?

Ryanair, Swiss and six other airlines fly from Hamburg to Valencia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Madrid via Köln Hauptbahnhof, Brussel-Zuid/Midi, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 20 h 12 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,000
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $700
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $500
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $950
Flights from Hannover to Barcelona via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $950
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
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 Hannover Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Köln Hauptbahnhof to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$250 - $310
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$250 - $310
1st Class
$330 - $460
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
ALSA

A Spanish subsidiary of National Express, ALSA provides bus and coach services across Spain and neighbouring countries including Portugal, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland and Malta. Founded in 1923, ALSA values service and the customer experience. Buses are equipped with communal TV screens showing movies, individual behind-seat screens, ALSA radio, app for books and music, and free WiFi so you’re never bored on your journey. ALSA services are accessible to people with disabilities, and guide dogs are welcome on all journeys. Flexibility is another highlight of an ALSA journey, with three types of tickets on offer - Frequent Traveller Pass, Share Pass and ALSA Pass, along with discounts for senior citizens, students and children.

Contact Details
Phone
+34 902 42 22 42
Website
alsa.es
Bus from Alicante Airport to Murcia
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Osnabrueck to Bilbao
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
alsa.com
Bus from Bilbao to Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
alsa.com
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 Osnabrück
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Hamburg to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bordeaux to Madrid
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Spain is 2163 km. It takes approximately 20 h 9 min to drive from Hamburg to Spain.

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Ryanair, Swiss, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Hamburg Airport to Valencia Airport.

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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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