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There are 7 ways to get from Linden to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 17m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

67€ - 102€

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Bus  •  7h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Dortmund central bus station to Hamburg central bus station 098 / ...

31€ - 46€

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Train via Dortmund Hbf  •  4h 21m

  1. Take the train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

43€ - 123€

Drive  •  3h 4m

  1. Drive from Linden to Hamburg 364.1 km

35€ - 60€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly  •  3h 50m

  1. Take the train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

58€ - 336€

Train to Cologne Bonn, fly  •  4h 40m

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

53€ - 433€

Train to Frankfurt, fly  •  5h 43m

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

115€ - 266€

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The cheapest way to get from Linden to Hamburg is to bus which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Linden to Hamburg is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Linden to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Bochum Südbad and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Bochum Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 17m.

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The distance between Linden and Hamburg is 304 km. The road distance is 364.1 km.

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The best way to get from Linden to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 4h 17m to get from Linden to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Linden to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Bochum Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Linden to Hamburg is to train which takes 4h 17m and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 7h 29m.

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

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Linden to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Linden to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 303.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 17m

What companies run services between Linden, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Bochum Hbf to Hamburg Hbf 3 times a day. Tickets cost 65€ - 90€ and the journey takes 2h 57m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Dortmund central bus station to Hamburg central bus station twice daily. Tickets cost 19€ - 23€ and the journey takes 5h 40m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 320€
Flights from Cologne Bonn to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 650€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 390€
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 250€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Hamburg via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 250€
Train operators
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 Bochum Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bochum Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 Bochum Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 170€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Dortmund Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to D-Flughafen Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 15€
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Koeln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 27€
Website
National Express Rail
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Bochum Hbf to Düsseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
Train from Bochum Hbf to Köln Messe/Deutz
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Bochum Hbf to Duesseldorf Flughafen
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
8€ - 13€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Dortmund central bus station to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 23€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Linden to Hamburg is 364 km. It takes approximately 3h 4m to drive from Linden to Hamburg.

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Lufthansa and Eurowings offer flights from Dusseldorf Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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