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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Drachten to Hamburg 075

$23 - $41

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Train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Hengelo
  3. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

Train, bus via Bremen Hbf  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Leer 100 / ...
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Ic
  4. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$29 - $83

Train, bus Eurolines DE  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen Stoptrein / ...
  2. Take the bus from Groningen to Hamburg

$45 - $65

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Leeuwarden to Hamburg 223.7 miles

$50 - $80

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 31 min

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

$77 - $255

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bremen, train  •  6 h 6 min

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

$117 - $419

Train to Groningen, fly to Hamburg  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
  2. Fly from Groningen (GRQ) to Hamburg (HAM) GRQ - HAM

$115 - $438

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  7 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Leeuwarden to Zwolle
  2. Take the train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  4. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$94 - $222

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Leeuwarden to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden, Klanderij and arriving at Hamburg via Drachten. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Leeuwarden to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Leeuwarden and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Zwolle, Hengelo and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 10 min.

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The distance between Leeuwarden and Hamburg is 282 km. The road distance is 357.9 km.

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Hamburg without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from Leeuwarden to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Leeuwarden to Hamburg is to bus which takes 5 h 31 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 6 h 10 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Leeuwarden to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 176.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 31 min

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

FlixBus operates a bus from Leeuwarden to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $18 - $35 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Leeuwarden to Hamburg via Zwolle, Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 6 h 10 min.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Copenhagen, Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Flights from Groningen to Hamburg via Munich, Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Leeuwarden to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Leeuwarden to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Blauwnet
Website
blauwnet.nl
Train from Zwolle to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
blauwnet.nl
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $24
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Leeuwarden to Groningen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
hvv.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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 Drachten to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Groningen to Leer
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Website
arriva.nl
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Groningen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eurolines.de

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Leeuwarden to Hamburg is 358 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Leeuwarden to Hamburg.

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

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