There are 5 ways to get from Hamburg to Wolfsburg by train, bus, rideshare or car

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Train  •  2 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Wolfsburg Hbf Ic

$50 - $80

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Rideshare  •  2 h 34 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Hamburg to Wolfsburg 103.8 miles

$9 - $19

3 alternative options

Train via Hannover Hbf  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hannover Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Wolfsburg Hbf Ice / ...

$51 - $89

Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Hamburg to Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Autostadt 305

$9 - $16

Drive  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Hamburg to Wolfsburg 105.2 miles

$22 - $35

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hamburg and arriving at Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Autostadt. Services depart once daily, and operate Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hamburg Hbf and arriving at Wolfsburg Hbf. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 2 h 11 min.

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The distance between Hamburg and Wolfsburg is 138 km. The road distance is 168.4 km.

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Wolfsburg without a car is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs .

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The train from Hamburg Hbf to Wolfsburg Hbf takes 2 h 11 min including transfers and departs once daily.

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

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

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The best way to get from Hamburg to Wolfsburg is to train which takes 2 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 45 min.

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Hamburg to Wolfsburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Autostadt station.

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Hamburg to Wolfsburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Wolfsburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Hamburg to Wolfsburg.
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  • Distance: 86.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 11 min

What companies run services between Hamburg, Germany and Wolfsburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Hamburg to Wolfsburg once daily. Tickets cost $50 - $80 and the journey takes 2 h 11 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Hamburg to Wolfsburg once daily. Tickets cost $9 - $16 and the journey takes 2 h 45 min.

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 Wolfsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
bahn.de
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 Hannover Hbf to Wolfsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
bahn.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 Hannover Hbf to Wolfsburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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 Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg Autostadt
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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.

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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Hamburg to Wolfsburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $19
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Hamburg to Wolfsburg is 168 km. It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to drive from Hamburg to Wolfsburg.

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There are 125+ hotels available in Wolfsburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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