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There are 8 ways to get from Hengelo to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 27m

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

€19 - €115

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Train via Hamburg central bus station  •  4h

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central bus station Flx20

€19 - €47

Train, bus  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Münster bus stop to Hamburg central bus station 098

€20 - €93

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Hengelo to Hamburg 318.1 km

€40 - €60

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 32m

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

€59 - €267

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bremen, train  •  5h 11m

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

€89 - €463

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 52m

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  2. Take the train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

€91 - €422

Train, train to Cologne Bonn, fly to Hamburg  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from Hengelo to Rheine
  2. Take the train from Rheine to Koeln Messe/Deutz
  3. Fly from Cologne Bonn (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

€79 - €379

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hamburg is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hamburg is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Hamburg is 1.5 metres.

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The cheapest way to get from Hengelo to Hamburg is to train via Hamburg central bus station which costs €19 - €50 and takes 4h.

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The fastest way to get from Hengelo to Hamburg is to drive which takes 2h 40m and costs €40 - €60.

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No, there is no direct train from Hengelo to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Hengelo and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 27m.

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The distance between Hengelo and Hamburg is 258 km. The road distance is 318.1 km.

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The best way to get from Hengelo to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 3h 27m and costs €19 - €120.

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It takes approximately 3h 27m to get from Hengelo to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Hengelo to Hamburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Hengelo station.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Hengelo to Hamburg is 318 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Hengelo to Hamburg.

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  • Distance: 257.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 27m

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

You can take a train from Hengelo to Hamburg via Osnabrueck Hbf in around 3h 27m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €120
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €550
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €440
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €550
Train operators
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 Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€10 - €23
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €14
1st Class
€16 - €23
Train from Hengelo to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
1h 58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
Eurobahn
Train from Hengelo to Rheine
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
Eurobahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €85
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Rheine to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€50 - €75
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€27 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €120
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Osnabrück central station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€90 - €110
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Urlaubs-Express
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Muenster(Westf)Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Rheine to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
2h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
National Express Rail
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Münster bus stop to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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