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

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 Rome to Hamburg  •  5h 20m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Hamburg (HAM) FCO - HAM

74€ - 277€

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Hamburg  •  7h 26m

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to Hamburg (HAM) CIA - HAM

34€ - 147€

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Fly Rome to Bremen, train  •  7h 40m

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

65€ - 310€

Train to Naples, fly to Hamburg  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  2. Fly from Naples (NAP) to Hamburg (HAM) NAP - HAM

97€ - 411€

Train  •  19h 40m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Fa / ...
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg Uex 1394

128€ - 234€

Drive, car train  •  20h 43m

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona Uex 1394

169€ - 230€

Bus via Milan  •  27h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan, Milan N528 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Milan, Milan to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB N24

80€ - 100€

Bus  •  32h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Szczecin
  2. Take the bus from Szczecin to Hamburg

72€ - 98€

Drive  •  15h 17m

  1. Drive from Rome to Hamburg 1668.5 km

220€ - 330€

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Hamburg is to fly which costs 30€ - 150€ and takes 7h 26m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Hamburg is to fly which costs 70€ - 280€ and takes 5h 20m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB via Milan, Milan. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Hamburg via Verona Porta Nuova. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 40m.

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The distance between Rome and Hamburg is 1311 km. The road distance is 1668.5 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 19h 40m and costs 120€ - 240€.

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It takes approximately 5h 20m to get from Rome to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Rome to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Rome to Hamburg train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, depart from Roma Termini station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Hamburg is to fly which takes 5h 20m and costs 70€ - 280€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 120€ - 240€ and takes 19h 40m, you could also bus via Milan, which costs 75€ - 100€ and takes 27h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 1311.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 20m

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and eight other airlines fly from Rome to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Hamburg via Verona Porta Nuova in around 19h 40m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 600€
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 380€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 400€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 290€
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
80€ - 310€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
70€ - 260€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Gothenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
29€ - 140€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 220€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
65€ - 230€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 230€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 900€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 340€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
6h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 320€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 290€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
250€ - 650€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 460€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 190€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Naples to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 170€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 160€
Tarom
Website
tarom.ro
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Bucharest Otopeni
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 360€
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.

Contact Details
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
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
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
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)
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 65€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
18€ - 25€
Base Standard
35€ - 50€
Base Premium
45€ - 65€
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
3h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
30€ - 110€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
30€ - 50€
Base Standard
60€ - 85€
Base Premium
70€ - 110€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 50€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
19€ - 27€
Smart Low Cost
17€ - 24€
Smart Flex
35€ - 50€
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 80€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
29€ - 45€
Smart Low Cost
27€ - 40€
Smart Flex
55€ - 80€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 20€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
Train from Roma Termini to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
5h 38m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
28€ - 40€
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 29€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
26€ - 29€
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15h 22m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
100€ - 130€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Bus operators
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
29€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Milan, Milan to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
17h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
50€ - 65€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Autokar Polska
Phone
48/796 473 308
Email
biuro@autokarpolska.com.pl
Website
autokarpolska.com.pl
Bus from Rome to Szczecin
Ave. Duration
24h 58m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Schedules at
autokarpolska.com.pl

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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

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Rome to Hamburg train services, operated by Urlaubs-Express, arrive at Hamburg station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Hamburg is 1669 km. It takes approximately 15h 17m to drive from Rome to Hamburg.

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Austrian Airlines, Alitalia, Brussels Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your Rome to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

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