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

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Fly Rome to Hamburg  •  5 h 14 min

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

$69 - $250

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Fly Rome Ciampino to Hamburg  •  6 h 56 min

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

$63 - $168

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Fly Rome to Bremen, train  •  8 h 19 min

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

$144 - $454

Train  •  16 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Basel SBB Ece / ...
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe Ice
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf Ice

$299 - $508

Train, cartrain  •  20 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le Fr / ...
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova Rv / ...
  3. Take the cartrain from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg

$161 - $238

Drive, cartrain  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the cartrain from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg UEX 1394

$196 - $259

Bus Eurolines IT  •  24 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina to Berlin ZOB
  2. Take the bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg 050 / ...

$109 - $149

Bus via Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station  •  28 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station N77
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg N33 / ...

$107 - $186

Drive  •  15 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Hamburg 1042.7 miles

$250 - $370

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Hamburg via Berlin, Berlin central bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Rome station to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini Station and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Milano Centrale, Basel SBB and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 22 min.

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The distance between Rome and Hamburg is 1311 km. The road distance is 1668.3 km.

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The best way to get from Rome to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 16 h 22 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to get from Rome to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Rome to Hamburg train services, operated by ItaloTreno, arrive at Roma Termini Station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Hamburg is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 16 h 22 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 24 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 20 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 819.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 14 min

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

Eurowings, Lufthansa and six other airlines fly from Rome to Hamburg hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Hamburg via Milano Centrale Station, Milano Centrale, Basel SBB, and Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe in around 16 h 22 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $1,300
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Thessaloniki
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Bremen via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $310
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $310
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
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
bahn.de
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Verona Porta Nuova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Kassel-Wilhelmshöhe
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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 Bologna C.Le to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$16 - $19
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Verona Porta Nuova to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Schedules at
urlaubs-express.de
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Berlin, Berlin central bus station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $26
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $130
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Rome to Hamburg is 1668 km. It takes approximately 15 h 25 min to drive from Rome to Hamburg.

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Brussels Airlines, Eurowings, Swiss and Lufthansa offer flights from Rome Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 688+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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

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