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

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Train  •  5 h 36 min

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

$76 - $132

Cheapest option

Bus Arriva NL  •  6 h 35 min

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

$23 - $100

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Bus Eurolines DE  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Hamburg

$34 - $102

Drive, train  •  4 h 30 min

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

$95 - $142

Drive  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Utrecht to Hamburg 277.5 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hamburg  •  3 h 56 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 Dusseldorf, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 28 min

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

$80 - $186

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

$99 - $386

Train to Cologne/Bonn Apt, fly to Hamburg  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
  2. Fly from Cologne/Bonn Apt (CGN) to Hamburg (HAM) CGN - HAM

$108 - $233

Train to Amsterdam, fly to Hannover, train  •  5 h 32 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

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Utrecht to Hamburg is to train and fly which costs 45€ - 190€ and takes 3 h 56 min.

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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.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Hengelo and Osnabrück Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 36 min.

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The distance between Utrecht and Hamburg is 368 km. The road distance is 443.9 km.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Hamburg without a car is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 60€ - 120€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 36 min to get from Utrecht to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Utrecht to Hamburg bus services, operated by Arriva NL, depart from Utrecht Centraal, Croeselaan station.

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Utrecht to Hamburg train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Utrecht to Hamburg is to train which takes 5 h 36 min and costs 60€ - 120€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 20€ - 85€ and takes 6 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Utrecht to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 229.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Utrecht to Hamburg via Hengelo, Osnabruck Hbf, and Osnabrück Hbf in around 5 h 36 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)

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 Utrecht Centraal to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $35
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 Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
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 Utrecht Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Dammtor
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Koln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
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
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Münster, Münster to Hamburg, Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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
Website
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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