There are 9 ways to get from Hamburg to Spain by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Valencia  •  5 h 22 min

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

$59 - $258

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Fly to Madrid  •  5 h 42 min

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

$41 - $199

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Fly to Barcelona  •  5 h 31 min

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

$44 - $222

Fly to Malaga  •  5 h 59 min

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

$80 - $277

Fly 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  •  19 h 56 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV Tgv
  3. Take the train from Avignon TGV to Madrid-Puerta de Atocha Ave

$412 - $524

Bus FlixBus  •  30 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Paris, Paris N71
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid 793

$125 - $212

Bus Eurolines FR  •  36 h 30 min

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

$202 - $360

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€ - 170€ and takes 5 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hamburg to Spain is to fly which costs 50€ - 220€ 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 Benavente via Paris, Paris, Mendez Alvaro - Av. Planetario and Metro Palos de la Frontera. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 9 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 19 h 56 min and costs 350€ - 450€.

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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€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 350€ - 450€ and takes 19 h 56 min, you could also bus, which costs 100€ - 190€ and takes 30 h 9 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 FlixBus, arrive at Madrid station.

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

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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 seven other airlines fly from Hamburg to Valencia hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf, Avignon TGV, Madrid-Puerta de Atocha, and Atocha-Renfe in around 19 h 56 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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 Valencia via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $310
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $370
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $440
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Madrid
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Hamburg to Valencia via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $500
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Hamburg to Barcelona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $420
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Hamburg to Alicante via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
CSA
Website
csa.cz
Flights from Hamburg to Madrid via Prague
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Hamburg to Malaga via Basel
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
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 Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Avignon TGV
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
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
$130 - $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
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Madrid
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
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
$150 - $220
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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