There are 11 ways to get from London to Hamburg by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Hamburg  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM

$79 - $251

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Hamburg  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM

$45 - $149

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Fly London City to Hamburg  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Hamburg (HAM) LCY - HAM

$91 - $399

Fly London Gatwick to Hamburg  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM

$53 - $210

Fly London Stansted to Bremen, train  •  6 h 4 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bremen (BRE) STN - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

$70 - $220

Train via Köln Hbf  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...

Train Ns  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal Int. trein
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB

$84 - $137

Train, bus  •  11 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg

$122 - $387

Bus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Hamburg N71

$48 - $78

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hamburg

$287 - $344

Drive, car ferry  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hamburg

$141 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Hamburg is to fly which costs £30 - £120 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 11 min and costs £60 - £190.

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The distance between London and Hamburg is 723 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 11 min to get from London to Hamburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Hamburg via Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Bruxelles Midi and Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Hamburg, Germany?

British Airways, Eurowings and six other airlines fly from London to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Hamburg via Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 9 h 9 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Flights from London Stansted to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $230
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Berne
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,400
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,800
Train operators
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$95 - $310
Premier
$230 - $360
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Ns
Website
ns.nl
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
ns.nl
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$80 - $130
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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