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

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Train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Osnabrück Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal

$41 - $132

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Bus, train  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 075 / ...
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

$38 - $68

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Bus  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan 101

$70 - $90

Train, drive  •  4 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Drive from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Utrecht

$48 - $130

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Utrecht 278.1 miles

$65 - $100

Fly Hamburg to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Amsterdam (AMS) HAM - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

$58 - $221

Train to Bremen, fly to Amsterdam, train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$95 - $380

Fly Hamburg to Dusseldorf, train  •  5 h 18 min

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

$79 - $191

Fly Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt, train  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) HAM - CGN
  2. Take the train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal

$99 - $231

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg, ZOB and arriving at Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Hamburg to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Osnabruck Hbf and Hengelo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 39 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Utrecht is 368 km. The road distance is 444.9 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Hamburg to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Hamburg to Utrecht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Hamburg, ZOB station.

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Utrecht is to train which takes 5 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 35 min.

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

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Hamburg to Utrecht bus services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 229.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Hamburg to Utrecht via Osnabrück Hbf, Osnabruck Hbf, and Hengelo in around 5 h 39 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Hamburg to Utrecht once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $90 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Hamburg to Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Hamburg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Bremen to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Hbf to Münster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Koln Hbf to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Hamburg, Hamburg central station to Münster, Münster
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Osnabruck Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
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eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Hamburg, ZOB to Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
arriva.nl
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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Utrecht is 445 km. It takes approximately 3 h 57 min to drive from Hamburg to Utrecht.

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

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There are 401+ hotels available in Utrecht. Prices start at $74 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 .

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