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Flights to Hamburg

Hamburg is well set up for those arriving by air. The city has one main airport (Hamburg Airport), which is just 6 miles from the centre of town. Travellers will find it easy to transfer to hotels in the city centre, thanks to rapid rail services and buses. It's also a good place to connect with rail services to Denmark, Bremen, or Berlin.

Which is the main airport in Hamburg

Hamburg only has one airport, which makes arriving by air much simpler. Hamburg Airport is located 6 miles north of the city centre. From there, travellers can use S-Bahn rail connections, which leave every 10 minutes and take 25 minutes. Buses will take 40 minutes, while taxis generally take around 25 minutes. Free wifi is also available via the "HAM AIRPORT FREE WIFI" service.

Which airlines offer flights to Hamburg?

Airlines operating flights from the UK to Hamburg include Eurowings, Ryanair, easyJet, flyBe, and British Airways. Most flights take off from London Heathrow or Stansted, although flyBe offers connections from Birmingham, and Ryanair provides flights from Manchester and Edinburgh. All carriers run year-round services, with no seasonal variations, and all fly direct.

Why travel by plane to Hamburg?

Flights to Hamburg make a lot of sense for people who want to explore a creative and easy to reach city break destination. Flying is the easiest way to reach Hamburg from the UK, with flight times from London averaging 1 hour 30 minutes. Transport connections on the ground from Hamburg Airport make arriving very simple, flights from numerous UK cities offer plenty of choice, and budget fares should also be available whenever passengers fly.

Before you travel to Hamburg by plane - good to know!

Hamburg is famous for its thriving cultural scene, bustling nightlife, lively football fans, and excellent accommodation options. Travelling on the superb public transport system can be made much cheaper via an HVV Hamburg Card, which also includes big discounts for museums, galleries, and even restaurants. Travellers can order cards online, or buy them at ticket machines when they arrive. When exploring the city, feel free to head off the beaten track. Miniatur Wunderland is great for kids, with its huge model railway, while the markets of Sternschanze are paradise for bargain hunters. Those who want to take in Hamburg's cultural highlights should also buy a Kunstmeile Hamburg ticket, which includes admission to 5 major museums.

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