There are 4 ways to get from Papenburg to Hamburg by train, bus, rideshare 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$56 - $82

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  2 h 55 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Papenburg to Hamburg 152.2 miles

$13 - $15

2 alternative options

Bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Leer to Hamburg 075 / ...

$25 - $67

Drive  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Papenburg to Hamburg 153.5 miles

$30 - $50

What companies run services between Papenburg, Germany and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Papenburg to Hamburg via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Bremen Hbf in around 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Papenburg to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $23 and the journey takes 3 h 40 min. Arriva NL also services this route once daily.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Bremen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $40
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Leer to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $23
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Leer, ZOB Bahnhof to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Papenburg to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Papenburg and Hamburg is 182 km. The road distance is 246 km.

The cheapest way to get from Papenburg to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 11€ - 13€ and takes 2 h 55 min.

The quickest way to get from Papenburg to Hamburg is to drive which takes 2 h 25 min and costs 27€ - 40€.

No, there is no direct train from Papenburg to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Papenburg(Ems) and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Leer(Ostfriesl) and Bremen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Papenburg to Hamburg, including transfers.