There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Hamburg by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly Paris CDG to Hamburg  •  4h 26m

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

72€ - 212€

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Bus  •  13h

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg 155 / ...

40€ - 60€

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Fly Paris Orly to Hamburg  •  6h 47m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Hamburg (HAM) ORY - HAM

84€ - 365€

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  5h 36m

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

63€ - 365€

Fly Paris CDG to Hannover, train  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

67€ - 480€

Train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  5h 29m

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

141€ - 386€

Train  •  7h 50m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf Thalys
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

186€ - 357€

Train via Brussels  •  8h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf Ice
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

198€ - 405€

Drive  •  8h 1m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Hamburg 886.7 km

100€ - 160€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Hamburg is to bus which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Hamburg is to fly which costs 70€ - 220€ and takes 4h 26m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Gallieni and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 13h.

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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 Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 50m.

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The distance between Paris and Hamburg is 748 km. The road distance is 886.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 7h 50m and costs 180€ - 360€.

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It takes approximately 4h 26m to get from Paris to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Paris to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris, Gallieni 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 4h 26m and costs 70€ - 220€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 180€ - 360€ and takes 7h 50m, you could also bus, which costs 40€ - 60€ and takes 13h.

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  • Distance: 747.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 26m

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 Duisburg Hbf in around 7h 50m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 410€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 490€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 350€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 270€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Clermont-Ferrand, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Brest, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
7h 57m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 220€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 360€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 240€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 290€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Brussels
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 190€
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 370€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
180€ - 550€
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 500€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 210€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Toulouse, Basel
Ave. Duration
8h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 240€
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Madrid
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
190€ - 650€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
120€ - 600€
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Hamburg via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
120€ - 850€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 440€
Train operators
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.

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Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 110€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 120€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
100€ - 190€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koeln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
120€ - 220€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
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
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
75€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
Standard
75€ - 110€
Comfort
90€ - 120€
Premium
110€ - 160€
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 250€
Website
Thalys
Standard
120€ - 170€
Comfort
130€ - 180€
Premium
180€ - 250€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
65€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
13h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Eurolines FR
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hamburg is 887 km. It takes approximately 8h 1m to drive from Paris to Hamburg.

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Brussels Airlines, Swiss, Eurowings and three other airlines offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Paris to Hamburg train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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

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There are 622+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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