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

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

Fly  •  1h 55m

  1. Fly from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Hamburg (HAM) SCN - HAM

118€ - 287€

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  6h 57m

  1. Take the rideshare from Saarbrücken to Hamburg 419.1 miles

27€ - 40€

6 alternative options

Train via Kassel  •  6h 45m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

171€ - 310€

Train  •  8h 27m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf Re
  2. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

129€ - 185€

Train via Cologne  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Saarbruecken Ost to Trier Sued Rb
  2. Take the train from Trier Sued to Koeln Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station

47€ - 62€

Bus  •  11h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station 090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB

54€ - 80€

Drive, car train  •  6h 59m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Göttingen
  2. Take the car train from Göttingen to Hamburg Uex1847

142€ - 178€

Drive  •  5h 53m

  1. Drive from Saarbrücken to Hamburg 419.7 miles

75€ - 120€

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The cheapest way to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg is to rideshare which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 6h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg is to fly which costs 110€ - 290€ and takes 1h 55m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Saarbrücken to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Saarbrücken and arriving at Hamburg ZOB via Frankfurt Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Saarbrücken to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Saarbruecken Hbf and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Mannheim Hbf and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 45m.

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The distance between Saarbrücken and Hamburg is 526 km. The road distance is 671.6 km.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg without a car is to train via Kassel which takes 6h 45m and costs 170€ - 310€.

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It takes approximately 1h 55m to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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Saarbrücken to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Saarbruecken Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg is to fly which takes 1h 55m and costs 110€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train via Kassel, which costs 170€ - 310€ and takes 6h 45m, you could also bus, which costs 50€ - 85€ and takes 11h 10m.

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Map of how to get from Saarbrücken to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 328.7 miles
  • Duration: 1h 55m

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

Luxair flies from Saarbrücken to Hamburg twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Saarbrücken to Hamburg via Mannheim Hbf and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe in around 6h 45m.

Airlines
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Saarbrucken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 420€
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 Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Saarbruecken Ost to Trier Sued
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
21€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Saarbruecken Hbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
26€ - 31€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
43€ - 48€
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 Mannheim Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
70€ - 130€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
75€ - 140€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
140€ - 250€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

The national railway system of Austria, the OBB carried 209 million passengers on local and regional trains, and 35 million on long-distance trains in 2016 alone. The OBB’s 4865 km network covers 570 trains simultaneously at peak times, with one train leaving every 12 seconds, making it a supremely efficient way to travel around the country and surrounding region. The company’s extensive network connects cities in Austria, and adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia.

Contact Details
Website
oebb.at
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€
Website
fahrplan.oebb.at
Book at
Raileurope.com
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
22€ - 28€
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Car train from Göttingen to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
95€ - 110€
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Saarbrücken to Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
9€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Saarbrücken to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Saarbrucken Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Saarbrücken to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Hamburg ZOB station.

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Saarbrücken to Hamburg train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saarbrücken to Hamburg is 672 km. It takes approximately 5h 53m to drive from Saarbrücken to Hamburg.

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Luxair offers flights from Saarbrucken Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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There are 798+ hotels available in Hamburg. Prices start at 53€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Saarbrücken and Hamburg. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Saarbrücken to Saarbrucken Airport is to taxi which takes 14m and costs 35€ - 45€.

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