There are 8 ways to get from The Hague to Hamburg by train, plane, bus or car

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Hamburg  •  3h 59m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

51€ - 201€

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Bus  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from The Hague to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB 075 / ...

24€ - 35€

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Bremen, train  •  3h 53m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bremen (BRE) AMS - BRE
  3. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

65€ - 376€

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Hannover, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
  2. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Hannover (HAJ) AMS - HAJ
  3. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

81€ - 338€

Train, train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
  3. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

63€ - 243€

Train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
  2. Take the train from Amersfoort to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

59€ - 163€

Train via Apeldoorn  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Apeldoorn
  2. Take the train from Apeldoorn to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station

46€ - 96€

Drive  •  4h 31m

  1. Drive from The Hague to Hamburg 506.4 km

65€ - 110€

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Hamburg is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 60€ - 380€ and takes 3h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from The Hague and arriving at Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 15m.

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No, there is no direct train from The Hague to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Den Haag Centraal and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Amersfoort and Osnabrueck Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 42m.

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The distance between The Hague and Hamburg is 418 km. The road distance is 506.4 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs 55€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 3h 59m to get from The Hague to Hamburg, including transfers.

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

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The Hague to Hamburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Den Haag Centraal station.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Hamburg is to train which takes 6h 42m and costs 55€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 7h 15m.

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  • Distance: 417.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 59m

What companies run services between The Hague, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from The Hague to Hamburg via Amersfoort and Osnabrueck Hbf in around 6h 42m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from The Hague to Hamburg 3 times a day. Tickets cost 26€ - 35€ and the journey takes 7h 15m. Ecolines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 270€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 380€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bremen
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Hannover
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 470€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 180€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
110€ - 330€
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 19€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
1st Class
14€ - 19€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
18€ - 25€
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Amersfoort
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
12€ - 28€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
12€ - 17€
1st Class
20€ - 28€
Train from Amersfoort to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 50€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
21€ - 29€
1st Class
35€ - 50€
Train from Den Haag Centraal to Apeldoorn
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
15€ - 35€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
15€ - 21€
1st Class
25€ - 35€
Train from Apeldoorn to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
NS
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
HVV
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 6€
Website
HVV
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 Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 120€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrueck Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
Flixtrain
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from The Hague to Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Den Haag to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
9h 51m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
24€ - 35€
Schedules at
ecolines.net

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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The Hague to Hamburg bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Hamburg, Hamburg ZOB station.

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The Hague to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between The Hague to Hamburg is 506 km. It takes approximately 4h 31m to drive from The Hague to Hamburg.

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Eurowings and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Hamburg Airport.

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Book your The Hague to Hamburg bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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