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

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Fly Venice to Hamburg  •  4h 45m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Hamburg (HAM) VCE - HAM

86€ - 282€

Cheapest option

Fly Venice to Bremen, train  •  7h 18m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Bremen (BRE) VCE - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

46€ - 278€

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Fly Venice to Hannover, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Venice (VCE) to Hannover (HAJ) VCE - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf

117€ - 333€

Train to Verona, fly to Hamburg  •  8h 41m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Fly from Verona (VRN) to Hamburg (HAM) VRN - HAM

67€ - 259€

Train via Kassel  •  13h 35m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf Ice / ...

170€ - 330€

Train  •  13h 58m

  1. Take the train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf Ecb
  2. Take the train from Muenchen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf Ice

201€ - 290€

Bus, train  •  16h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station Venedig-Basel
  2. Take the train from Sargans to Hamburg Hbf Ice

197€ - 281€

Drive  •  11h 42m

  1. Drive from Venice to Hamburg 1288 km

150€ - 230€

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The cost-effective way to get from Venice to Hamburg is to fly and train, which costs 45€ - 280€ and takes 7h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Venice to Hamburg is to fly which costs 85€ - 290€ and takes 4h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Venice to Hamburg. However, there are services departing from Venezia S. Lucia and arriving at Hamburg Hbf via Muenchen Hbf, Wuerzburg Hbf and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 35m.

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The distance between Venice and Hamburg is 918 km. The road distance is 1288 km.

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The best way to get from Venice to Hamburg without a car is to train via Kassel which takes 13h 35m and costs 170€ - 330€.

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It takes approximately 4h 45m to get from Venice to Hamburg, including transfers.

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Venice to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Eurocity, depart from Venezia S. Lucia station.

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The best way to get from Venice to Hamburg is to fly which takes 4h 45m and costs 85€ - 290€. Alternatively, you can train via Kassel, which costs 170€ - 330€ and takes 13h 35m.

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The quickest flight from Venice Airport to Hamburg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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Venice to Hamburg train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Hamburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Venice to Hamburg.
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  • Distance: 917.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 45m

What companies run services between Venice, Italy and Hamburg, Germany?

Eurowings, Lufthansa and four other airlines fly from Venice to Hamburg 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Venice to Hamburg via Muenchen Hbf, Wuerzburg Hbf, and Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe in around 13h 35m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 430€
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 320€
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 410€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 480€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 320€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Berlin Brandenburg Apt, Zurich
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
70€ - 410€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Venice to Hamburg
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
55€ - 210€
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 210€
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
65€ - 260€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
60€ - 260€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 300€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
50€ - 200€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Flights from Verona to Hamburg via Catania
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 380€
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 430€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Vienna
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 350€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 270€
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
80€ - 330€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
100€ - 330€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Venice to Hamburg via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 280€
Flights from Venice to Hannover via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
85€ - 360€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Venice to Bremen via Vilnius
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 160€
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from Venice to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 150€
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 65€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
65€ - 95€
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
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
35€ - 50€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
55€ - 80€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 34m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
150€ - 210€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Sargans to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
160€ - 230€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
metronom
Phone
+49 581 97164164
Email
presse@der-metronom.de
Website
der-metronom.de
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
metronom
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
metronom
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
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 65€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Bremen central station to Hamburg central station
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 10€
Website
Flixtrain
Urlaubs-Express
Phone
+49 (0) 221 800 20 820
Email
info@urlaubs-express.de
Website
urlaubs-express.de
Train from Bremen Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
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Urlaubs-Express
Train from Hannover Hauptbahnhof to Hamburg Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
90€ - 110€
Book at
Urlaubs-Express
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
16€ - 23€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
17€ - 24€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Muenchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Austrian Railways (ÖBB)

Austria's national railway system is not only punctual, reliable and efficient, but offers free wifi to boot. Choose from high-speed intercity Railjet trains, overnight Nightjet trains and regional services such as Cityjet. ÖBB also operates international routes that connect cities in Austria with adjacent European countries including Germany, Hungary, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Switzerland and Slovenia. If you're planning to be in Austria for a while, consider the ÖBB Vorteilscard, an annual railcard that offers discounts on routes within Austria and in neighbouring countries.

Contact Details
Phone
05 17 17
Website
oebb.at
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Wuerzburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 65€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
30€ - 45€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 75€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Train from Muenchen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
160€ - 220€
Website
Austrian Railways
Book at
Austria Rail Pass
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Wuerzburg Hbf to Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Kassel-Wilhelmshoehe to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 34m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
HVV
Phone
040/ 19 449
Website
hvv.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
HVV
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Phone
+49 (0) 911 / 240 388 – 22
Email
info@bahntouristikexpress.de
Website
bahntouristikexpress.de
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Website
BahnTouristikExpress GmbH
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 17€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
15€ - 17€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Venezia S. Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 50€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
12€ - 17€
Base Standard
27€ - 40€
Base Premium
35€ - 50€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Santa Lucia to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
13€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
15€ - 22€
Smart Low Cost
13€ - 19€
Smart Flex
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
ExpressBus
Phone
+41 842 000 888
Email
info@expressbus.ch
Website
expressbus.ch
Bus from Venice Tronchetto Train Station to Sargans Train Station
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
35€ - 75€
Website
ExpressBus

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