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There are 9 ways to get from The Hague to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag Centraal to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$47 - $143

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Den Haag to Hamburg 848502

$24 - $75

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Bus FlixBus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hamburg 075

$34 - $61

Drive, train  •  4 h 53 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Münster(Westf)Hbf
  2. Take the train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ic / ...

$57 - $146

Drive  •  4 h 31 min

  1. Drive from The Hague to Hamburg 316.6 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 51 min

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

$57 - $221

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 31 min

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

$97 - $385

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 40 min

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

$116 - $336

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Hamburg  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Den Haag HS to Breda
  2. Take the train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Hamburg (HAM) BRU - HAM

$35 - $148

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The cheapest way to get from The Hague to Hamburg is to bus which costs 21€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from The Hague to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 200€ and takes 3 h 51 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Den Haag and arriving at Hamburg. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 7 h 44 min.

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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 Hengelo and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between The Hague and Hamburg is 418 km. The road distance is 506.5 km.

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The best way to get from The Hague to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 6 h 20 min and costs 40€ - 130€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from The Hague to Hamburg, including transfers.

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The Hague to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, depart from Den Haag 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 6 h 20 min and costs 40€ - 130€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 21€ - 65€ and takes 7 h 44 min.

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Map of how to get from The Hague to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 261 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from The Hague to Hamburg via Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 6 h 20 min. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from The Hague to Hamburg 4 times a week. Tickets cost $24 - $75 and the journey takes 7 h 44 min. Ecolines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Bremen
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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 Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Den Haag HS to Breda
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Breda to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabruck Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
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 Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
bahn.de
Train from Münster(Westf)Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Osnabrück, Osnabrück central station to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $22
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
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
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$51
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rotterdam, Rotterdam CS to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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The Hague to Hamburg bus services, operated by Eurolines DE, arrive at Hamburg station.

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

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

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

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