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Recommended option

Train to Saarbrucken, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
  2. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Hamburg (HAM) SCN - HAM

$138 - $339

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6 h 23 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg 376.3 miles

$30 - $40

9 alternative options

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$102 - $308

Train to Mannheim, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Fly from Mannheim (MHG) to Hamburg (HAM) MHG - HAM

$203 - $427

Train, bus to Stuttgart, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
  3. Take the bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
  4. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Hamburg (HAM) STR - HAM

$73 - $247

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly to Bremen  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Bremen (BRE) FRA - BRE
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

$152 - $374

Train  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$118 - $179

Train via Mainz Hbf  •  8 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Bad Kreuznach Rb / ...
  2. Take the train from Bad Kreuznach to Mainz Hbf Rb / ...
  3. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...

$137 - $199

Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 026 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg N33 / ...

$35 - $62

Train, bus  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Mannheim to Frankfurt
  3. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB

$73 - $163

Drive  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg 377.3 miles

$75 - $120

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

You can take a train from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg via Mannheim Hbf in around 5 h 55 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $480
Flights from Frankfurt to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
MHS Aviation GmbH
Website
mhs-aviation.de
Flights from Mannheim to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $3,300
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to St Ingbert
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $40
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Bad Kreuznach
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bad Kreuznach to Mainz Hbf
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Kaiserslautern Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$32 - $36
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Karlsruhe Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $12
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$11 - $12
1st Class
$13 - $22
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Mannheim to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Karlsruhe to Stuttgart, Stuttgart Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kaiserslautern to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Mannheim Hbf to Frankfurt am Main
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kaiserslautern and Hamburg is 485 km. The road distance is 604 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 29€ - 35€ and takes 6 h 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg is to train and fly which takes 3 h 21 min and costs 110€ - 290€.

No, there is no direct train from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Mannheim Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 55 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Kaiserslautern and arriving at Hamburg via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 21 min to get from Kaiserslautern to Hamburg, including transfers.