There are 10 ways to get from Utrecht to Hamburg by train, bus, car or plane

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

Train via Osnabrück Hbf  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
  2. Take the train from Hengelo to Osnabrück Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Hkx / ...

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva NL  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB 101 / ...

$23 - $100

8 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal Bus to Hamburg Hbf ZOB

$90 - $140

Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg

$34 - $93

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Hamburg 277.5 miles

$65 - $100

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

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
  2. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Hamburg (HAM) AMS - HAM

$58 - $222

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Bremen, train  •  4 h 13 min

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

$88 - $378

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Hamburg (HAM) DUS - HAM

$72 - $176

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 23 min

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

$117 - $342

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg  •  5 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$95 - $224

What companies run services between Utrecht, Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany?

You can take a train from Utrecht to Hamburg via Hengelo and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5 h 20 min. Alternatively, Arriva NL operates a bus from Utrecht to Hamburg once daily. Tickets cost $70 - $100 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Ecolines also services this route once a week.

Airlines
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
Flights from Dusseldorf to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Cologne/Bonn Apt to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
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
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Hannover
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal Bus to Hamburg Hbf ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol (Airport)
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Köln Messe/Deutz Gl.11-12
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
ns.nl
Purchase a
eurail.com
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Hengelo to Osnabrück Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
bahn.com
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $40
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan to Hamburg, ZOB
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
arriva.nl
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $75
Website
eurolines.de
Low
$25
High
$52

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Utrecht and Hamburg is 368 km. The road distance is 444 km.

The cheapest way to get from Utrecht to Hamburg is to bus which costs 20€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Hamburg is to train and fly which takes 3 h 51 min and costs 45€ - 190€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Utrecht Centraal Bus and arriving at Hamburg Hbf ZOB. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan and arriving at Hamburg, ZOB. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 35 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 20 min to get from Utrecht to Hamburg, including transfers.