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There are 3 ways to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1h 58m

  1. Take the train from Soltau(Han) to Buchholz(Nordheide) Re
  2. Take the train from Buchholz(Nordheide) to Hamburg Hbf Re
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Hamburg Airport S1

Cheapest option

Bus, line 19 bus  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Soltau to Hamburg central bus station 164
  2. Take the line 19 bus from Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Winterhuder Marktplatz 19

28€ - 36€

1 alternative option

Drive  •  59 min

  1. Drive from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) 85.7 km

9€ - 14€

Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) by trains

The train journey time between Soltau and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is around 2h 4m and covers a distance of around 90 km. The fastest train normally takes 1h 42m. Operated by Erixx, HVV and metronom, the Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train service departs from Soltau(Han) and arrives in Hamburg Airport. Typically 143 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
2h 4m
Fastest train time:
1h 42m
Trains per week:
143
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
4 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
04:11
Last train departs at:
23:01

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train schedules

Soltau → Hamburg Airport (HAM)
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Hamburg Airport (HAM) is mandatory.

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The cheapest way to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to drive which costs 9€ - 14€ and takes 59 min.

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The fastest way to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to drive. Taking this option will cost 9€ - 14€ and takes 59 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM). However, there are services departing from Soltau(Han) and arriving at Hamburg Airport via Buchholz(Nordheide) and Hamburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 58m.

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The distance between Soltau and Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 73 km. The road distance is 85.7 km.

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The best way to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) without a car is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs .

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It takes approximately 1h 58m to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM), including transfers.

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Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by Erixx, depart from Soltau(Han) station.

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The best way to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is to train which takes 1h 58m and costs . Alternatively, you can bus and line 19 bus, which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2h 12m.

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Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) train services, operated by HVV, arrive at Hamburg Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) is 86 km. It takes approximately 59 min to drive from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM).

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Map of how to get from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM).
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  • Distance: 72.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 58m

What companies run services between Soltau, Germany and Hamburg Airport (HAM), Germany?

You can take a train from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) via Buchholz(Nordheide) and Hamburg Hbf in around 1h 58m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Soltau to Hamburg Airport (HAM) via Soltau, Hamburg central bus station, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB, Winterhuder Marktplatz, and U Lattenkamp in around 2h 12m.

Train operators
Erixx
Phone
05191/ 96944-250
Website
erixx.de
Train from Soltau(Han) to Buchholz(Nordheide)
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Erixx
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Soltau(Han) to Buchholz
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 12€
Website
HVV
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Hamburg Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 4€
Website
HVV
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Buchholz(Nordheide) to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
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 Soltau to Hamburg central bus station
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Bus from Hauptbahnhof/ZOB to Winterhuder Marktplatz
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 3€
Website
HVV

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