You can get from London to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Hamburg on 27 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||448 miles (722 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £59 • 1 h 25 min|
|Popular travel companies||Ryanair|
Take a flight to travel 448 miles (722 km) between London and Hamburg. Ryanair is the main travel provider operating this trip. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Hamburg.
Rail services, bus services and flights are all available for those wishing to make the journey from London across to Hamburg, although travel time and price varies considerably depending on the mode of transport that passengers select. Direct flights are available from Heathrow, Gatwick and Luton courtesy of Easyjet, with SAS, Air Berlin and British Airways also offering flights without a change. Deutsche Bahn is the exclusive service available for those wishing to travel by train, whereas National Express cater for those opting to journey by bus.
A single coach service from London across to Hamburg run by National Express typically tends to leave once every day, departing at 7:00 p.m. and arriving in Germany at roughly 2:00 p.m. the next day. A brief change may be required and travel time is usually around eighteen hours total.
Those wishing to travel from the British capital into Hamburg by train can do so via the Bahn services that run up to as many as four times a day. Passengers will be forced to deal with as many as five separate changes in a variety of European locations, but these often last less than an hour. Total travel time often exceeds ten hours and may be as long as seventeen in some cases.
Easyjet provide the cheapest flights from the British capital into Hamburg, with total travel time usually falling somewhere between four and five hours. A service from Gatwick often runs in the mornings, whereas an afternoon flight tends to depart from Luton in the afternoons. Air Berlin also offer direct morning flights from Heathrow, although their services at alternative airports usually involve a layover.
Travel from London, United Kingdom to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last verified on 25/10/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from London to Hamburg closer to your planned date of departure here.
The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:
You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 25/10/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here.
Your travel option from London to Hamburg includes taking a flight.
Going by flight is the quickest way from London to Hamburg with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.
The distance from London to Hamburg is approximately 448 miles (722 km).
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Hamburg:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:
Yes, there is a direct service from London to Hamburg:
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 book tickets for this journey.
Before travelling from London to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:
But we recommend booking London 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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