There are 9 ways to get from Liège to Hamburg by train, car, bus 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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Train  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$121 - $196

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Bus  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen 264
  2. Take the bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Hamburg X73 / ...

$32 - $58

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Drive, train  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Liège to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$107 - $164

Bus, train  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Liège to Duisburg Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station Flx20

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Liège to Hamburg 330.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$89 - $219

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$72 - $217

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$39 - $139

Train, train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
  3. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Hamburg (HAM) FRA - HAM

$133 - $370

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The cheapest way to get from Liège to Hamburg is to bus which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Liège to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 75€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Liège to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Liège and arriving at Hamburg via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Liège to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Liège-Guillemins and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 41 min.

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The distance between Liège and Hamburg is 446 km. The road distance is 529.3 km.

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The best way to get from Liège to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 100€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 41 min to get from Liège to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Liège to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Liège-Guillemins station.

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The best way to get from Liège to Hamburg is to train which takes 5 h 41 min and costs 100€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 27€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest flight from Cologne/Bonn Apt Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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  • Distance: 278.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 41 min

What companies run services between Liège, Belgium and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Liège to Hamburg via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 5 h 41 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Liège to Hamburg via Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen in around 8 h 55 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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 Liège-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$35 - $60
1st Class
$55 - $80
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Liege-Guillemins to Leuven
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$9 - $14
1st Class
$14 - $21
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Liège to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
Ouibus
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 Liège to Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Cologne, Cologne North, Leverkusen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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