There are 8 ways to get from Nantes to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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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Fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Hamburg (HAM) NTE - HAM

$99 - $316

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  20 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris, Paris 774 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Hamburg N71

$73 - $127

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Fly to Bremen, train  •  8 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Bremen (BRE) NTE - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor

$155 - $330

Train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse Tgv
  2. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$247 - $399

Bus Ouibus  •  23 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Nantes to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Hamburg, ZOB 100 / ...

$104 - $146

Train, bus  •  24 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Nantes to Angers St Laud Tgv / ...
  2. Take the bus from Angers to Hamburg

$139 - $207

Drive, train  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$201 - $294

Drive  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Nantes to Hamburg 796 miles

$170 - $250

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Nantes to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Foch-Cathédrale and arriving at Hamburg via Nantes, Nantes Haluchère and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 5 min.

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The distance between Nantes and Hamburg is 1080 km. The road distance is 1273.6 km.

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The best way to get from Nantes to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 11 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 40 min to get from Nantes to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Nantes to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 40 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 11 h 42 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 20 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Nantes Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Nantes to Hamburg is 1274 km. It takes approximately 11 h 44 min to drive from Nantes to Hamburg.

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Hop!, Brussels Airlines, easyJet and three other airlines offer flights from Nantes Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Map of how to get from Nantes to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 675.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 40 min

What companies run services between Nantes, France and Hamburg, Germany?

Hop!, Air France and four other airlines fly from Nantes to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nantes to Hamburg via Paris Montparnasse, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Gare du Nord, Paris-Nord, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 11 h 42 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Nantes to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,300
Flights from Nantes to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,500
Flights from Nantes to Bremen via Brussels, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Nantes to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $470
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $380
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Nantes to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
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 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Paris Montparnasse
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$75 - $90
1st Class
$100 - $150
Train from Nantes to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $27
1st Class
$40 - $41
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$27 - $35
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Angers St Laud
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
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 Nantes, Nantes Haluchère to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Nantes to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Radarweg to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
arriva.nl
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Angers to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
22 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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