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from London to Hamburg

You can get from London to Hamburg by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Hamburg on 27 Oct we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:25London Stansted Airport1h25 09:50Hamburg Airport
0 changes
£1721One-way
Cheapest
08:05London Heathrow Airport7h25 16:30Hamburg Airport
1 changes
£1681One-way
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10:40London Heathrow Airport1h40 13:20Hamburg Airport
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£2111One-way
08:45London Heathrow Airport1h40 11:25Hamburg Airport
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£2271One-way
06:45London Heathrow Airport3h20 11:05Hamburg Airport
1 changes
£2161One-way

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Tue
26 Oct
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£173Eurowings Europe
Wed
27 Oct
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£152Eurowings
Thu
28 Oct
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£125Eurowings
Fri
29 Oct
£99Flixbus
£61Ryanair
Sat
30 Oct
£92Flixbus
£189Eurowings
Sun
31 Oct
£66Flixbus
£36Ryanair
Mon
1 Nov
£84Flixbus
£39easyJet
Tue
2 Nov
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£9Ryanair
Wed
3 Nov
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£9Ryanair
Thu
4 Nov
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£22Ryanair
Fri
5 Nov
£71Flixbus
£24Ryanair
Sat
6 Nov
£79Flixbus
£28Ryanair
Sun
7 Nov
£81Flixbus
£11Ryanair
Mon
8 Nov
£53Flixbus
£31easyJet
Wed
10 Nov
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£9Ryanair
Thu
11 Nov
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£11Ryanair
Fri
12 Nov
£63Flixbus
£19Ryanair
Sat
13 Nov
£81Flixbus
£9Ryanair
Sun
14 Nov
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£9Ryanair
Mon
15 Nov
£59Flixbus
£26Ryanair

Travel Information from London to Hamburg

distanceDistance448 miles (722 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £59 • 1 h 25 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

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.

General Information about the journey 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.

Buses from London to Hamburg

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.

Trains from London to Hamburg

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.

Flights from London to Hamburg

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.

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FAQs
Is international travel between London, United Kingdom and Hamburg, Germany allowed?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Hamburg, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Hamburg, Germany from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to London, United Kingdom from Hamburg, Germany due to COVID-19?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Hamburg restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

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.

What are my travel options from London to Hamburg?

Your travel option from London to Hamburg includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Hamburg?

Going by flight is the quickest way from London to Hamburg with an average travel time of 1 h 25 min.

How far is it from London to Hamburg?

The distance from London to Hamburg is approximately 448 miles (722 km).

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Hamburg?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Hamburg:

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Hamburg Airport.
Who can get me 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:

  • Ryanair can get you to Hamburg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Ryanair from London to Hamburg for £59 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from London to Hamburg?

Yes, there is a direct service from London to Hamburg:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Hamburg with Ryanair or Eurowings.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from London to Hamburg?
Many of our customers travelling from London to Hamburg don't make Hamburg their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Berlin, Copenhagen or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your London and Hamburg trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Hamburg to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book London to Hamburg tickets online to score the best deals?

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:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is £59 one way on average.

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.