There are 11 ways to get from Southampton to Hamburg by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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 from Southampton  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Hamburg (HAM) SOU - HAM

$84 - $409

Cheapest option

Bus via The Hague  •  22 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to The Hague
  3. Take the bus from Den Haag to Hamburg

$53 - $118

9 alternative options

Train to Bristol, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Hamburg (HAM) BRS - HAM

$129 - $408

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to London Paddington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Hamburg (HAM) LHR - HAM

$133 - $344

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Hamburg (HAM) LGW - HAM

$76 - $232

Train to London Stansted, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Hamburg (HAM) STN - HAM

$74 - $195

Train via Brussels - Midi  •  11 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi Est
  3. Take the train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof Ice
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$228 - $433

Train  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
  4. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor Ic / ...

$199 - $472

Bus FlixBus  •  21 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Dortmund N80 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Dortmund to Hamburg X73 / ...

$64 - $108

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hamburg

$297 - $361

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Southampton to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Hamburg

$156 - $232

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg is to bus which costs £40 - £95 and takes 22 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs £55 - £190 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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The distance between Southampton and Hamburg is 520 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Southampton to Hamburg, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Hamburg via London and Dortmund. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 15 min.

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Hop!, easyJet, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Southampton Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Hamburg is 1 h ahead of Southampton. It is currently 5:12 AM in Southampton and 6:12 AM in Hamburg.

Map of how to get from Southampton to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 519.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 min

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Hamburg, Germany?

KLM, Flybe and four other airlines fly from Southampton to Hamburg every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Hamburg via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Brussels - Midi, Brussels Midi-Zuid, Köln Hauptbahnhof, and Köln Hbf in around 11 h 59 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $380
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $470
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $200
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $150
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Nantes
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $1,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $35
Advanced Single
$24 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $19
Advanced Single
$13 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$18 - $35
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Brussels - Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$90 - $300
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$90 - $300
Premier
$220 - $350
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Brussels Midi-Zuid to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$90 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Cologne, Cologne central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
3 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Dortmund
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Dortmund to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Den Haag to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$24
High
$50
Ferry operators

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