You can get from Cologne to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from Cologne to Hamburg on 25 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .
|Distance||223 miles (360 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, coach or train|
|Ticket price range||£21 - £120|
|Cheapest mode||Train • £21 • 3 h 46 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £120 • 1 h 5 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 223 miles (360 km) by flight, coach or train from Cologne to Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £21. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Cologne to Hamburg.
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There are 3 ways that you can travel from Cologne to Hamburg. You can take a flight, coach or train.
A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Cologne to Hamburg, which costs on average £21.
This is compared to other ways of getting to Hamburg:
A train is about £99 less than a flight, which costs on average £120 for this journey.
A train is about £1 less than a coach, which costs on average £21 for this trip.
The fastest way to get to Hamburg from Cologne is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 5 min.
There are alternative travel options to Hamburg that can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by coach can take 7 h 35 min on average.
In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 46 min on average.
Hamburg is approximately 223 miles (360 km) away from Cologne.
The average frequency per day from Cologne to Hamburg is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip between Cologne and Hamburg as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Cologne to Hamburg:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Cologne to Hamburg with the following travel companies:
As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Hamburg tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from Cologne to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking Cologne to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.
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