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

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Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hamburg (HAM) CDG - HAM

$54 - $216

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Bus  •  12 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Hamburg N71

$50 - $160

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Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  6 h 5 min

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

$120 - $460

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$117 - $241

Train  •  7 h 52 min

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

$237 - $324

Bus, train  •  12 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Duisburg 848408
  2. Take the train from Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station Flx20

Drive, train  •  8 h 34 min

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

$156 - $234

Drive  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Hamburg 558 miles

$120 - $180

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hamburg is to bus which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Hamburg is to fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 4 h 25 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Köln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris and Hamburg is 748 km. The road distance is 892.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 7 h 52 min and costs 200€ - 280€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from Paris to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Paris to Hamburg train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4 h 25 min and costs 45€ - 190€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 200€ - 280€ and takes 7 h 52 min, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 130€ and takes 12 h 45 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 467.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 25 min

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

Air France, Eurowings and five other airlines fly from Paris to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Paris to Hamburg via Köln Hauptbahnhof and Köln Hbf in around 7 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $400
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $5,500
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $490
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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 - $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
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris-Nord to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $190
1st Class
$190 - $270
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 Duisburg, Duisburg central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
Bus operators
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Paris Rue de Maubeuge to Duisburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
ecolines.net
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $90
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
16 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.fr

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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

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Paris to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hamburg is 893 km. It takes approximately 8 h 7 min to drive from Paris to Hamburg.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Paris to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 684+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 33 min and costs 10€.

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