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.

Recommended option

Fly from Southampton  •  5 h 58 min

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

$99 - $593

Cheapest option

Bus via Den Haag  •  21 h 22 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

$57 - $124

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

$135 - $418

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5 h 45 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

$143 - $355

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

$78 - $199

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

$80 - $238

Train via Köln Hbf  •  11 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf Tha / ...
  4. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...

Train  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB

$221 - $514

Bus FlixBus  •  18 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station to Victoria Coach Station Arrivals 032 / ...
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Hamburg N71

$60 - $100

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

$316 - $380

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 48 min

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

$159 - $237

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

KLM, Flybe and three other airlines fly from Southampton to Hamburg every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Southampton to Hamburg via London Waterloo, Waterloo Underground Station, Euston Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Bruxelles Midi, and Köln Hbf in around 11 h 54 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $800
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Rennes, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
BMI Regional
Website
flybmi.com
Flights from Bristol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Hamburg via Belfast City, Birmingham
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
$45 - $85
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$25 - $40
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $85
Train from Reading to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$13 - $21
Advanced Single
$15 - $22
Anytime Day Single
$21 - $40
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Southampton Central to London Waterloo
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $220
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$70 - $220
Premier
$170 - $250
Train from London St. Pancras International to Amsterdam, Centraal Station
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$100 - $320
Premier
$240 - $370
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$65 - $95
1st Class
$95 - $130
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Köln Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk (Piarcoplein) to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
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
$186
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Website
Ouibus
Bus from London to The Hague
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$26 - $80
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$26
High
$55
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Southampton to Hamburg?

The distance between Southampton and Hamburg is 831 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg is to bus which costs £40 - £75 and takes 18 h 16 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg?

The quickest way to get from Southampton to Hamburg is to train and fly which takes 5 h 40 min and costs £55 - £170.

Is there a direct bus between Southampton and Hamburg?

No, there is no direct bus from Southampton to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Southampton City Centre, Coach Station and arriving at Hamburg via London and Brussels, Brussels Gare du Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 16 min.

How long does it take to get from Southampton to Hamburg?

It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Southampton to Hamburg, including transfers.